Posts by Rick Rowden

Rick Rowden, Doctoral Researcher, Centre for Economic Studies & Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

The American kids are alright

Rick Rowden

The significant public and political protests during the first month of the Trump presidency represent the backlash to the backlash In the US and around the world many have been shocked by the reactionary politics that swept Donald Trump into the White House. Trump’s overt hostility toward women and Mexican immigrants during his campaign was unprecedented, and his brazen executive … Continue reading

23 February 2017 by Rick Rowden
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In pursuit of industrialisation: Tanzania, Nigeria and free trade with the EU

Rick Rowden

Recent actions by Tanzania and Nigeria show how advocates of free trade as a development strategy are increasingly finding themselves on the defensive Despite the fact that most economists still preach the virtues of free trade, Tanzania and Nigeria are decidedly ditching conventional wisdom and are instead opting for good, old-fashioned trade protection, and adding into the mix some classic … Continue reading

25 October 2016 by Rick Rowden
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