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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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)
  • Employers and Qualifications 

    Oxenham, John (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY Of 70 employers in three countries, not one had tried systematically to determine why a given educational qualification was required for a given job. Nearly all admitted that the minimum educational qualifications ...
  • Is Education Related to Productivity? 

    Little, Angela (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY The proposition that a more educated person is more productive is so well entrenched that few have sought to question it. This paper synthesises IDS research in Mexico, Sri Lanka and Ghana which has attempted to ...
  • Selection versus Education: Editorial Introduction 

    Oxenham, John (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
  • How the Educated Unemployed Youth in Ghana and Sri Lanka Use their Time 

    Boakye, Kwasi (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY Field research in Ghana and Sri Lanka explored how the educated unemployed in the 15–24 age group use their time; this yields implications for social development policy. Most of the youth are not idle, but use ...
  • The Logic of Students' Employment Expectations 

    Little, Angela (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY What kinds of employment do students expect to achieve when they leave the school system, and what are the chances of those expectations being realised? Data on the expectations of 14 year olds are presented for ...
  • Curriculum Renewal and Examination Reform: a Case Study from Malaysia 

    Lewin, Keith (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY This paper examines the development and implementation of the Malaysian Integrated Science course in relation to patterns of assessment. After reviewing briefly the nature of the programme, it considers ways in ...
  • The Quality of Education in Rural Ghana and Mexico 

    Brooke, Nigel (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY Studies in six Ghanaian and four Mexican rural schools tried to assess whether the anxiety for entry to modern sector jobs distorted teaching and learning in classrooms. The conclusion was that such anxiety is ...
  • Severing the Links between Education and Careers: the Sobering Experience of China's Urban Schools, 1968?76 

    Unger, Jonathan (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY China's attempt to free the school from having to sort and select people for the ‘better’ jobs in society, and its attempt to base that selection on other than academic criteria, did not have the results hoped ...
  • The Diploma Disease Revisited 

    Dore, Ronald (Institute of Development Studies, 01/05/1980)
    SUMMARY IDS research has thrown a good deal of light on issues not adequately treated in an earlier attempt to diagnose The Diploma Disease [Dore 1976]. The distinction between vocationally relevant credentials and the ...

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