International Journal of Development Issues



Table Of Contents: Volume 10 Issue 3

The evolution of the state and taxation: role of agriculture

Richard Grabowski

The purpose of this paper is to analyze those conditions which determine whether the state will be developmental or predatory.

Growth effect of foreign aid and volatility in South Asia

T. Bhavan, Changsheng Xu, Chunping Zhong

South Asia has been an important destination of foreign aid over the past decades. Since a large part of aid is disbursed for social and economic infrastructure…

The development ethics approach to international development

Nikos Astroulakis

Development ethics is an important topic which is often neglected in development studies. The purpose of the paper is to analyze international development in an…

Social exclusion and labour market outcomes: evidence from Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Prosper F. Bangwayo‐Skeete, Precious Zikhali

The paper seeks to examine the impact of social exclusion on individuals' propensity to be employed and how, if employed, social exclusion affects individuals' perceived…

Challenges in developing sustainable hydropower in Lao PDR

Sari Jusi

The purpose of this paper is to analyse social and environmental sustainability considerations developed in Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) and to identify…



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