India’s urbanisation process has come to be characterised by haphazard growth of cities, the costs of which are borne disproportionately by the poor. This column analyses Ahmedabad’s urban policy over the past two decades and the impact on slum dwellers. While the city’s urbanisation process has traditionally been a rewarding collaboration between the local government and civil society, recent changes present a challenge to this legacy.
You are here
Nat Wellington is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the University of Sierra Leone.
Writing for BOND, Tom Berliner takes aim at those claiming the awarding of the Nobel prize in economics to Angus Deaton as a victory for aid sceptics, arguing that they misunderstand Deaton's nuanced position on aid. He looks to draw out Deaton's actual positions on aid and argues that he is more of an aid critic than an aid sceptic.