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The views expressed in this report are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), its Board of Governors, or the governments they represent. Abstract This paper finds statistically robust and economically important effects of fiscal policy, external financial policy, net foreign assets, and(More)
This paper argues that income inequality has increased in several, but not all, developed countries over the last twenty years. The increase in some countries supports the conclusion that the deregulation of markets, resulting in the concentration of economic power, is the fundamental cause as well as the gross manifestation of inequality of both income and(More)
Recent development literature has placed priority on poverty reduction, and on possible growth enhancement from a more equal distribution of assets and income. At the same time, empirical work consistently shows that economic growth is no more than distribution neutral. In that context, this paper explores the relationship among growth, inequality and(More)
  • John Weeks
  • 2015
John Weeks has been active as a writer, organizer, executive, consultant, and speaker in the movement for integra-tive health and medicine for more than 30 years. His leadership-focused Integrator Blog News and Reports (theintegratorblog.com) and now his Global Integrator Blog are go-to sources on breaking developments in policy, business, academics, and(More)
  • John Weeks
  • 2015
Column John Weeks has been active as writer, organizer, executive, consultant, and speaker in the movement for integra-tive health and medicine for more than 30 years. His leadership-focused Integrator Blog News and Reports (www.theintegratorblog.com) and now his Global Integrator Blog are go-to sources on breaking developments in policy, business,(More)
A fundamental shift in macroeconomic policy thinking is taking place. This shift opens a space for implementing policies that promote growth and reduce poverty in developing countries. In this paper, policies for post-conflict and resource-rich economies are outlined. Fiscal policy would focus on revenue mobilization, scaling-up public investment, and(More)
The text and data in this publication may be reproduced as long as the source is cited. Reproductions for commercial purposes are forbidden. The International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth disseminates these Country Studies to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. These studies are signed by the authors and should be cited(More)
  • John Weeks
  • 2016
IntegratIve HealtH and tHe emergIng WHole-SyStemS approacH to dIetary guIdelIneS John Weeks has been active as a writer , organizer, executive, consultant, and speaker in the movement for inte-grative health and medicine for more than 30 years. His leadership-focused Integrator Blog News and Reports (theintegratorblog.com) and now his Global Integrator Blog(More)