Why Norway is not panicking about the oil price collapse

Paul Buvarp. Norway’s petroleum sector is its most important industry. The petroleum sector…


Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?

Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch. Abstract. We find anecdotal evidence suggesting that…


Turning The Natural-Resource Curse Into What It Should Be – A Means To National Prosperity

John O. Ifediora. It is the irony of human nature, and indeed the incentive mechanism inherent in…


Poor Men With Money: On The Politics of Not Studying The Poorest Of The Poor In Urban South Africa

James Williams. Poverty and violence crisscross ethnographies of the African city. This is…


Innovative Development Strategies In Africa

Rejoice Ngwenya. Africa’s real per capita income today is lower than in the 1970s, leaving many…


The Cost And Benefit of Globalization: Who Are The Beneficiaries?

John Ikerd. Globalization has become a major public issue over the past decade.  Most of the recent…


Sovereignty Matters: Africa, Donors And The Aid Relationship

William Brown. This article critiques the predominant opinion that aid undermines the sovereignty…


To What Extent Does Economic Dependence Inform the Anachronistic Practice of Female Genital Circumcision in Africa?

John O. Ifediora. Abstract. Female genital circumcision is a procedure that requires the excision…


Leadership Structure: The African Experience

There are indisputably significant divergences in the degree of development of countries across the…


To forgive or not to forgive: A timely question in an era of Terror

John O. Ifediora. Introduction. Simon Wiesenthal’s seminal narrative of his experiences as a Nazi…