Recent Publications and Papers

A – Huq, M. and Tribe, M. The Economy of Ghana: 50 Years of Economic Development. London: Palgrave Macmillan – this book was published in mid-September 2018 – find a flyer here The Economy of Ghana – Flyer

There are two websites for the book:

Palgrave-Macmillan: https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137602428

Springer: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1057/978-1-137-60243-5

B – In 2015 I completed a discussion paper on “International Aid to Tanzania with some comparisons from Ghana and Uganda” which can be accessed from Strathclyde University’s Department of Economics webpages: http://www.strath.ac.uk/business/economics/research/discussionpapers/
This discussion paper is based on a presentation to an international conference on Tanzanian Development held at the University of Bradford in May 2014 – and it is anticipated that a revised version of the discussion paper will appear in a book to be edited by David Potts, the conference organiser.
This paper has been revised and will appear in Potts, D. Tanzanian Development
A Comparative Perspective. Oxford: James Currey which is to be published in April 2019 – find a flyer here Tanzanian Development – Flyer

C – In 2018 I published a brief article in the newsletter of the UK Transactional Analysis Association entitled “Economics Meets Psychotherapy” which discussed issues relating to the theory and policy implications of income distribution and economic inequality – the website address for the Association’s newsletter is https://www.uktransactionalanalysis.co.uk/membership/member-services/the-transactional-analyst – a copy of the article can be found here Economics Meets Psychotherapy – Winter 2017-18

D – In 2017 I published an article on “Quantifying Aid Allocation: A Critical Review of
the DFID Needs-Effectiveness Index” in Global Policy (Vol. 8 (1) February 2017: 92-96) – find a link to the journal here:  https://www.globalpolicyjournal.com/

E – The “Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development”, jointly edited with John Weiss, was published in early October 2015, and the publisher’s website can be found at: https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415819695

F – In 2014 I published a brief note about “Ethics in Development Studies Research” in the journal ‘Compare’ – it can be found at: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03057925.2013.874858

G – In 2013 I completed a discussion paper on “Aid and Development – Issues and Reflections” which can also be accessed from Strathclyde University’s Department of Economics webpages: http://www.strath.ac.uk/business/economics/research/discussionpapers/
This discussion paper takes the form of a critical review of the book “Dead Aid” by Dambisa Moyo, and it also reviews measures of ‘governance’ including the World Bank’s Country Policy and Institutional Assessment and the UK Department for International Development’s ‘Needs and Effectiveness Index’ (which was used as a basis for aid allocation decisions in the 2011 Bilateral Aid Review).

H – “Economics and Development Studies” was co-written with Frederick Nixson and Andy Sumner, and was published by Routledge in their Perspectives on Development series in 2010. This book is intended to give an accessible view for non-economists of the significance of the economic dimension of international development. The publisher’s website can be found at: https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415450386

I – “International Development Studies: Theories and Methods in Research and Practice” was co-written with Andy Sumner, and was published by Sage in 2008. As the sub-title suggests, it is intended to provide a methodological background for researchers and practitioners in international development. The publisher’s website can be found at: https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/international-development-studies/book229881

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