By DPP on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 14:20

Sitting in a traffic jam with four ambulances nearby, all with blue lights flashing but crawling no faster than me, is a reminder that in this privatised city, having money does not get you to the hospital any faster. Dhaka is a city of 17 million with no metro, few functioning traffic lights, and only 263 municipal buses.


By DPP on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 12:49

I have sometimes described Atlanta to my British friends as a ‘hot Milton Keynes’ –very green and suburban, lots of criss-crossing motorways, with a large mall in the centre.  It has blisteringly hot summers – daily highs in July average a humid 32C.


By DPP on Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 15:25

Can developments in the social economy help address some of the contradictions in a globalised world? Can the social economy foster a new way of thinking about how we do business? What are the challenges for enterprises that have social goals rather than profit at their core?


By DPP on Friday, July 24, 2015 - 00:43

Whose Growth? Which Innovation?

Theo Papaioannou


By DPP on Monday, July 6, 2015 - 18:31

Pharmaceutical Standards: A Challenging Balancing Act

Dinar Kale


By DPP on Friday, June 19, 2015 - 23:39

Richard Pinder, Qualification Director for the MSc in Development Management, looks at some of the ways in which Open University teaching engages with arguably the biggest issue in development: the creation and achievement of the Susta


By DPP on Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 14:28

The future of Development - Aid and Beyond 

Myles Wickstead


By DPP on Friday, June 5, 2015 - 13:23

Nepal: Time to Challenge the Crisis Narrative? 

By Craig Walker