Recent Submissions

  • Editorial 

    J., S.; S., C. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
  • UNCTAD V: Trade Issues 

    Weston, Ann (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY The need to curb protectionism, promote ldcs' exports of manufactures and processed commodities, and diversify their markets were the main trade issues raised at UNCTAD V. The article examines the Group of 77's ...
  • The Group of 77, UNCTAD V and the North/South Dialogue 

    Williams, Marc A. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY The ‘North/South Dialogue’ which began in 1973 at the time of the OPEC?induced oil price rises, is the latest stage in the ldcs' attempt to reform the international economic order. The Group of 77,. the ldcs' ...
  • International Monetary and Financial Issues for Developing Countries after UNCTAD V 

    Griffith-Jones, Stephany (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY This article describes and evaluates the main international monetary and financial issues discussed at UNCTAD V. One of the Conference's main achievements was the attempt by the Group of 77 to elaborate a more ...
  • Access and the New Protectionism: What Future for GATTery and All GATT? 

    Green, Reginald Herbold (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY The rise of the New Protectionism gravely prejudices Third World export prospects. The Tokyo Round of GATT has done little to halt the erosion of access. Historic peripheral economy strategies toward and in GATT ...
  • The Integrated Programme for Commodities: an Assessment of Progress and Prospects 

    Chadha, I. S. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY The article describes progress on the negotiations for a Common Fund since UNCTAD IV and the scope of its windows. The CF will be a significant innovation; in it, the ldcs will be equal partners with the developed ...
  • The UNCTAD Liner Code: a Critical Dissent 

    Renouf, Anthony (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY Shipping is an unlikely candidate for inter?govern?mentally fixed standards of operating practice. Yet the Western shipowning countries and the Group of 77 have agreed the market sharing Liner Code under which ...
  • The Need for Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries 

    O'Neill, Helen (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY The resolution on ECDC at UNCTAD V was one of the more positive achievements of the Conference. The various proposals which have been made for promoting ECDC are described, in particular the improvement of trading ...
  • Restructuring Out of Recession 

    Jolly, Richard (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY At Manila, the Managing Director of the IMF described as paradoxical the fact that the industrialized countries, most of which are not using their production potential to the full, hesitate to increase their ...
  • Prospects for Economic Cooperation among Developing Countries 

    Cable, Vincent (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)
    SUMMARY The paper seeks to explain the renewed attention in UNCTAD to ECDC (economic cooperation among developing countries) despite past failures by developing countries to devise workable arrangements for economic ...
  • Abbreviations/Glossary 

    Unknown author (Institute of Development Studies, 01/01/1980)