Inequality: Addressing Asia's Great Scourge
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Since the 1980s, the World Bank has been closely associated with the Washington Consensus — a set of policy prescriptions that urged developing countries to deregulate their markets and curb government spending in exchange for development aid. But in early 2016, the Bank's former Chief Economist Francois Bourguignon recommended the exact opposite.
Concerned over increasing levels of…
Transitions to Democracy: Options for Myanmar
Sunday, 8 August 2021
This issue of of PRAKSIS, "Transitions to Democracy: Options for Myanmar," is the second of a two-part special edition on the ongoing civic uprising in Myanmar. The first part was released in August to commemorate the 8888 Uprising. It featured articles from Myanmar activists to honor all those who have fought for democracy and to encourage the Burmese people to remain steadfast and…