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Stephany Griffith-Jones - Emeritus Fellow

Business, Markets and the State; Emeritus Fellows

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An economist working on global capital flows, with special reference to flows to emerging markets; macro-economic management of capital flows in Latin America, Eastern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa; proposals for international measures to diminish volatility of capital flows and reduce likelihood of currency crises; analysis of national and international capital markets. Proposals for international financial reform

The next World Social Science Report due to be published in 2016 will focus on the critical contemporary issues of inequalities and justice.

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What Can the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Learn from Other Development Banks?

IDS Policy Briefing 113 (2016)

Global development has reached a critical turning point. In addition to achieving middle-income status, several recipient countries are now also becoming donors and lenders to other developing countries. China in particular has rapidly expanded its development finance programme and launched new multilateral initiatives. More details


The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: What Can It Learn From, and Perhaps Teach To, the Multilateral Development Banks?

IDS Evidence Report 179 (2016)

A striking phenomenon of recent global economic change is the emergence of new development actors, with alternative development experiences and development financing capacity. These actors are now creating collective institutional capacity with the aim of contributing to other countries’ development. They are also increasingly influencing the path of global development. More details

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Past, Present and Future Financing for Development

IDS Virtual Bulletin 6 (2015)

2015 is a watershed year for international development with the world set to agree a set of Sustainable Development Goals and a new climate change agreement that will apply to all countries. More details

Front cover of IDS Bulletin 38.4, Asian Tigers: New Vulnerabilities to Crisis?

Asian Tigers: New Vulnerabilities to Crisis?

IDS Bulletin 38.4 (2007)

Much of Asia, and especially East Asia, is growing at an impressive rate, though less than before the East Asian crisis. This allows for a very significant reduction in poverty. Continued high growth in this area is crucial as it has a large proportion of the world's poor. More details

Front cover of Bulletin 37.3, Asia 2015: Sustaining Growth and Ending Poverty

Asia 2015: Sustaining Growth and Ending Poverty

IDS Bulletin 37.3 (2006)

This IDS Bulletin brings together ten articles that examine threats to sustained growth and suggest ways in which potential challenges might best be mitigated through conscious policy choice and public action under the leadership of Asian governments. More details

The positive role of good development banks

20 May 2015
By Stephany Griffith-Jones