The promise of development

Mark Setterfield (Trinity): Economic Growth and Development. David Hulme, Antonio Savoia, and Kunal Sen (Manchester): Governance as a Global Development Goal? Setting, Measuring and Monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Massimo Pallottino (Pisa): Why International Development Cooperation Needs the Contribution of Peace Studies? And Why Is Peace Research Currently So Marginal in International Development Cooperation? Matthias Doepke (Northwestern) and Michele Tertilt (Mannheim): Does Female Empowerment Promote Economic Development? Ewa Lechman and Anna Okonowicz (GUT): Are Women Important for Economic Development? An Evidence on Women's Participation in Labor Market and Their Contribution to Economic Growth in 83 World Countries. Jonathan R. Strand and J. Retzl (UNLV): Good Governance within the World Bank: Assessing Recent Reforms. Cesi Cruz (UCSD) and Philip Keefer (World Bank): The Organization of Political Parties and the Politics of Bureaucratic Reform. Gaurav Khanna (Michigan): Guns and Butter? Fighting Violence with the Promise of Development. The first chapter from Legitimacy and Effectiveness in Global Economic Governance, ed. Biagio Bossone, Maria Chiara Malaguti, Susanna Cafaro and Saverio Di Benedetto. Author of The Upside of Down, Charles Kenny talks to Ezra Klein about how the world is getting much, much better. George Scialabba reviews Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy by Saskia Sassen. Beginning of the end of the neoliberal approach to development: An excerpt from Reclaiming Development: An Alternative Economic Policy Manual by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel. Oh, shit: Mobile phones more common than toilets.