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  • Foreword 

    Toye, John (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
  • Keynes, Seers and Economic Development 

    Singer, H. W. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY This contribution points out some similarities in the lives and careers of the two natural?born leaders in their respective worlds. Their shared perception of nationalism is explored in some detail, as is their ...
  • Has Europe Fallen out of Love with the Rest of the World? 

    Emmerij, Louis (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY In the 1970s Dudley Seers turned to study the underdeveloped areas of Europe, partly to repatriate development studies from the Third World and partly to illustrate the scenario of national self?sufficiency in a ...
  • Do Development Economists Matter? 

    Meier, Gerald M. (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY If appropriate policies, rather than initial economic conditions, have produced successful development, why are appropriate policies not more widely adopted by developing country governments — or, why has the ...
  • Dudley Seers (1920–1983): His Contributions to Development Perspectives, Policy and Studies 

    Jolly, Richard (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY Dudley Seers' posthumous book The Political Economy of Nationalism , 1983 misleadingly makes his views seem much less internationalist than they really were for most of his life. But it does provide the right ...
  • Dudley Seers (1920–83): A Pergonal Appreciation 

    Streeten, Paul (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY Dudley Seers was a charismatic figure among the post?war generation of development economists. He combined independence of mind with a taste for intellectual provocation or teasing. This led him to a series of ...
  • Dudley Seers as a Development Adviser in Ghana and Malta 

    Ingham, Barbara (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY Dudley Seers had a long and distinguished career as economic adviser to governments in Asia, Africa and Latin America. This contribution examines Seers' early years as development adviser, in the period leading ...
  • Nationalism and Structuralism: Two Themes in the Work of Dudley Seers 

    Toye, John (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY This article argues that the twin themes of ‘nationalism’ and ‘structuralism’ usefully illustrate what was most distinctive about Dudley Seers' contributions to the political economy of development. The view that ...
  • Dudley Seers' Last Journey 

    Faber, Mike (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY Dudley Seers' last journey was planned to last 11 weeks and cover some 40,000 miles, taking him to Fiji, Washington, Trinidad, China and Malaysia. In the event, only the five weeks in Fiji were completed, and it ...
  • The Writings of Dudley Seers: X Provisional Bibliography 

    David, Rosalind (Institute of Development Studies, 01/07/1989)
    SUMMARY This is the first attempt at a comprehensive listing of Dudley Seers' books, reports and journal articles. It is organised on a chronological basis, rather than listing different types of items separately. The ...