Recent Submissions

  • Editorial 

    Jolly, Richard; Joekes, Susan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
  • One Year After Brandt 

    Heath, Edward (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary Governments have taken little action on the Brandt Report partly because of lack of political will, but more fundamentally because of Northern governments' failure to understand their stake in the development of ...
  • Extracts from Ministerial Statements 

    Thatcher, Margaret; Carrington, Lord; Hurd, Douglas; Marten, Neil (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary Extracts from speeches by the Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington, Minister of State at the Foreign Office Douglas Hurd and the Minister for Overseas Development Neil Marten. ...
  • The Brandt Commission Report 

    Unknown author (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary Memorandum prepared by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for the Overseas Development Sub?Committee of the Foreign Affairs Committee. The general approach and analysis of the Brandt Report are discussed. The ...
  • The North?South Dialogue: the Report of the Brandt Commission 

    Lea, David (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The Brandt Report makes out an unanswerable case for pursuing common interests in social justice, peace and economic development, and for the urgency of redistributing incomes towards the developing countries. But ...
  • The Role of Business in the World Economy 

    Geddes, Sir Reay (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The Brandt Report fails to recognise that developing countries are now looking to private enterprise as the powerhouse in their development. It overemphasises redistribution (aid) as against wealth creation (of ...
  • The Brandt Report—a Christian Reaction 

    Runcie, R. A. K. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary Christians have an obligation to support the cause of the underprivileged and this means working for economic reform. Whether we like it or not we are obliged to think in international terms and resolve some of ...
  • The Churches and the Charities on the Brandt Report 

    Laishley, Roy (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The public response in Britain to the Brandt Report has been remarkably strong. The Report's moral language and its argument for an equitable and secure world economy have acted as a rallying call for the development ...
  • The British Government and the Brandt Report 

    Singer, Hans W. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The British Government's unimaginative response to the Brandt Report reflects the official view that no new ideas are needed in the field of overseas development. But the FCO Memorandum correctly points out the ...
  • Extracts from Parliamentary Debates on the Brandt Report in the House of Commons 

    Lea, David (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary Extracts from speeches by Christopher Brocklebank?Fowler, Sir Ronald Bell, loan Evans, Peter Shore, Tom McNally, Sir Bernard Braine, Edward Heath, Dame Judith Hart, Eric Deakins, Clinton Davis, Gwyneth Dunwoody, ...
  • The Brandt Report 

    Stewart, Frances (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The Brandt Report is coherent and well presented and it contains some important and substantive conclusions. The proposals on individual topics are summarised. But it is difficult to believe that much will change ...
  • World Depression by Third World Default?: The need to link debt guarantees to tri?cycling 

    Lipton, Michael (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary Extrapolative optimism about the international financial market's ability to cope with developing countries' debt problems is false and dangerous. Governments must recognise the seriousness of the risk of default ...
  • International Keynesianism, World Business Activities and National Development: Comments on aspects of the Brandt Report 

    Vaitsos, Constantine V. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The assumptions underlying the central Brandt Report proposal for massive transfer of resources from rich to poor countries are false and the political chances of their being introduced are minute. Interdependence ...
  • Observations on the FCO Memorandum society for International Development: Some members of the Society for International Development 

    Unknown author (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The main thrust of present UK policies is not compatible with the Brandt Report, even though the FCO Memorandum is supportive of a number of issues presented therein. Inflation is a symptom rather than the cause ...
  • The Controversial Economics of the Brandt Report 

    Bird, Graham (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The economic principles underlying the Brandt Report are explained and evaluated. The Report uses a Keynesian model on a world scale, which fails to provide a clear explanation of the causes of inflation. The ...
  • The Brandt Report: Survival of a Programme? 

    Green, Reginald Herbold (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The opposition to the Brandt Report in Britain springs mainly from ideological differences with respect to the causes of the present crisis and the proper role of government in the economy, which are heightened ...
  • Survival, Development and the Report of the Brandt Commission 

    Henderson, P. D. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)
    Summary The Brandt Report contains three levels of argument of increasing generality: the programme of recommendations (not further discussed); the framework for action; and the vision. The vision is a serious, even absurd, ...
  • North?South: Comparative Living Standards and Economic Exchanges 

    Ahmad, Ehtisham (Institute of Development Studies, 01/04/1981)