New DIIS report argues that European banks remain undercapitalized
6 May 2013 | Protecting Power: How Western States Retain the Dominant Voice in World Bank's Governance
Two DIIS researchers exposes the myth of serious governance reform
22 April 2013 | Standards, developing countries and donors
Research findings and policy lessons
1 February 2013 | What is wrong with banking and what to do about it
Stanford Professor Anat Admati debunks the myths of banking
28 January 2013 | Bryder valutakrigen ud?
Den tyske centralbank på konfrontationskurs med Japans nye regeringleder.
7 January 2013 | Skyggebankerne og den finansielle krise
På grund af manglende regulering kan skyggebankerne blive centrum for en ny finanskrise
31 October 2012 | Strengthening 'Global Economy, Regulation and Development' research
Recruitment of senior researchers and exciting events mark the group's transformation
22 October 2012 | Is inequality a root cause of the financial crisis?
YES answered Photis Lysandrou's at a recent DIIS seminar
17 October 2012 | The future credibility of the IMF is at stake
DIIS researchers propose a new voting formula to boost it
16 October 2012 | Den skjulte kinesiske gældsbyrde
Er kinas økonomiske vækst truet af finansiel skrøbelighed?
16 October 2012 | EU på dybt vand: om bankkrisen der ikke vil gå væk
Eurozonens finansministre indviede i sidste uge deres redningsfond, men vil den virke?
19 September 2012 | There IS an alternative to G20!
DIIS researchers explain it at TripleCrisis.com
4 July 2012 | Call for papers
Conference: Governing sustainable biofuels: Markets, certification and technology
18 June 2012 | The "success" of the G20
The poor performance of the G20 calls for viable alternatives: here is one!
12 June 2012 | Panik før lukketid for euroen?
Idéen om en europæisk bank-union, og den nærmest uundgåelige græske exit
25 May 2012 | Workshop on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives
call for abstracts
18 April 2012 | Op ad bakke for Verdensbanken?
DIIS Comment af Jakob Vestergaard
29 March 2012 | Brand Africa
The implications of selling Africa as a symbolic commodity
7 March 2012 | The future of global fisheries
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the creation of a market for 'sustainable fish'
31 January 2012 | What "Great Transformation"?
DIIS researcher responds to Martin Wolf's "Seven ways to fix our system's flaws"
23 January 2012 | Arbejdsforhold i blomsterindustrien i Kenya
- nuanceret debat efterlyses
22 December 2011 | Global economic governance at a crossroads
Prospects for a multipolar international monetary system
19 December 2011 | Nyt temanummer af Miljøsk sætter fokus på global jordspekulation
Ulande oplever i disse år en stor interesse i landbrugsjord fra udenlandske investorer
16 December 2011 | Pro-poor Value Chain Development
A Practitioners Guide for Designing and Implementing Agricultural Value Chain Projects
14 December 2011 | Doha: jungleloven regulerer den internationale handel
Forventningerne til WTO er i bund mens bilaterale aftaler breder sig
9 December 2011 | Development interventions, export sectors and the poor: Mixed results
ReCom study on ‘Pro-poor growth through export sector support: What works, where and why?’
9 December 2011 | Fattigdomsorienteret vækst gennem støtte til eksportsektorerne
7 December 2011 | Can biofuel live up to its promises?
DIIS Comment by Mengistu Assefa
7 December 2011 | Kan pensionskassernes investering i afrikansk landbrug bidrage til positiv udvikling?
DIIS Comment af Anders Riel Müller
25 November 2011 | G20 at a Crossroads
Presentations by Stefan Schirm and Jakob Vestergaard now available
18 November 2011 | Big changes are needed to make the IMF fit for purpose
Voting power must shift from declining to rising powers
16 November 2011 | Can Citizen Consumers Make a Difference?
DIIS researcher contributes to a Boston Review - New Democracy Forum
7 November 2011 | Plantation and large-scale farming in 20th century Africa
A survey of policies and experiences
6 November 2011 | The Impact of Global Crises, Trade Finance and Aid on Export Flows
A Developing Country Perspective
1 November 2011 | The G20 has served its purpose and should be replaced
It is neither legitimate nor effective in regulating the world economy
31 October 2011 | Book launch- Governing through Standards
New book edited by DIIS senior researchers Stefono Ponte Peter Gibbon & Jakob Vestergaard
31 October 2011 | Agricultural markets in Sub-Saharan Africa
Including African smallholders in certified export agriculture by upgrading quality
New article by Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte
DIIS hosted on the 30th of September 2011 a seminar on Eurobond and the debt crisis in Europe
5 October 2011 | Europe, its crisis and its leaders – limping ahead, falling behind
DIIS Comment by Jakob Vestergaard
22 September 2011 | One of the most telling analyses of the international financial architecture
Book by DIIS researcher reviewed in prestiguous journal, Economy & Society
14 September 2011 | Markets and Rural Poverty
Upgrading in value chains
6 September 2011 | Governing through Standards
New book by DIIS researchers
29 August 2011 | What's the main problem in Europe - public debt or the banks?
Interview with DIIS researcher, Jakob Vestergaard
26 August 2011 | The Cultural Wealth of Nations
Stefano Ponte discusses how developing countries can create and control symbolic value
19 August 2011 | Hvad skal Danmark gøre i Verdenshandelsorganisationen WTO?
DIIS Comment af Peter Gibbon
18 August 2011 | Udviklingsbistandens udfordringer
Ny serie af dansksprogede DIIS Comments om udviklingspolitiske problemstillinger
18 July 2011 | Global Shocks: Their Impact on Low-Income Countries
Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis
20 June 2011 | Multipolarity: the New Global Economy
DIIS seminar on the World Bank's new flagship report
8 June 2011 | Has Academic Economics Failed Us?
Two Economics Professors discuss sensitive issues at DIIS seminar
6 June 2011 | Time change: The New Multipolar World Economy
The time of the seminar has changed to 10 -12 on Friday, June 17 2011
19 May 2011 | Brand Aid
Media coverage, reviews and events related to the book
10 May 2011 | Agribusiness for Africa's properity
DIIS contribution to a new UNIDO book
18 April 2011 | Putting outdated assertions ahead of research?
DIIS researcher under attack in the Financial Times.
DIIS Comment by Jakob Vestergaard
7 April 2011 | Judging G20 by output ignores input problems
By neglecting problems of input legitimacy, proponents of the G20 overlook a key point
4 April 2011 | Brands, celebrities and development
Guest blogging by DIIS researcher on 'Aid Watch' and 'TripleCrisis'
28 March 2011 | New book - Brand Aid: Shopping Well to Save the World
Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte examine celebrity-driven 'compassionate consumption'
17 March 2011 | After G20?
DIIS Comment and DIIS Report by Jakob Vestergaard on the weaknesses of the G20 system and suggestions for a revision.
DIIS hosted two seminars, one on Industrial Policy on the Rise with Robert Wade and Ha-Joon Chang and the second on 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism by Ha-Joon Chang
28 January 2011 | 'Bono's Global Fund' and Corruption
DIIS Comment by Stefano Ponte and Lisa Ann Richey
27 January 2011 | Is the future of Côte d’Ivoire being decided in Minneapolis?
DIIS Comment by Stefano Ponte
20 January 2011 | Financial Transaction Tax
A Financial Transaction Tax could potentially generate revenues and stabilize markets
19 January 2011 | Do value chain interventions work?
A new working paper explains what works and what does not, where and how
12 November 2010 | The financial crisis and lower income countries
Synthesis Working Paper on findings from conference at DIIS, October 2010
DIIS Comment af Jakob Vestergaard
11 November 2010 | After the Meltdown – The Future of Capitalism and Globalization in the Age of the Twin Crisis
Global Economy Monday seminar on Marc De Vos' new book, on the long term consequences of the Crisis on globalisation.
9 November 2010 | Important about RSS feeds
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22 October 2010 | Overhaul the G20 for the sake of the G172
Article in the Financial Times by Robert Wade and Jakob Vestergaard
13 October 2010 | Asia’s Long-term Growth and Development Prospects
Global Economy Monday seminar on the future growth in Asia and what challenges and prospects it faces
8 October 2010 | Final SAFE PhD Candidate Successfully Defends Thesis
DIIS-SUA Research and Capacity Building Programme Completed
5 October 2010 | Europe losing influence in the IMF
DIIS Comment by Robert Wade and Jakob Vestergaard
5 October 2010 | The Financial Crisis and Development: Impacts, Responses and Lessons
DIIS hosted an international conference on the Financial Crisis and its Impact on Low Income Countries with a discussion of the responses from LIC and initial lessons to be learned.
21 September 2010 | Environmental Goods and Services Negotiations at the WTO
Lessons from multilateral environmental agreements and ecolabels for breaking the impasse
13 September 2010 | Nothing is more political than accounting
DIIS seminar on how to combat tax avoidance by multinational corporations
17 August 2010 | Behaviour and Measurement
Key insights from the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics 2010, Stockolm
12 August 2010 | Carbon Footprints, Trade and Development
DIIS seminar sheds light on the carbon agenda
11 August 2010 | Donors and Agro-food standards
The impact of donor activities on standards has been limited
8 July 2010 | Gender and Value Chain Development
A study for the Evaluation Department of DANIDA
24 June 2010 | Financial crisis: banking lobbies are still in control
G20 should not waste their chance to take over the agenda
17 June 2010 | Standards affect agro-food exports from Africa
Main findings of book and final conference of SAFE research and capacity building program
Seminar with Ranjit Lall from the Bank of England on the prospects of banking reform
On 12 April, he succesfully defended his thesis on international trade in health services
9 April 2010 | Rethinking the World Bank
Presentations by Prof. Robert Wade and Prof. Woods now available in audio files
9 March 2010 | Impacts, Responses & Initial Lessons of the Financial Crises for Low Income Countries
Call for papers
18 February 2010 | I orkanens øje
Erfaringer fra og løsninger på den globale finansielle krise
10 February 2010 | Integrating poverty and environmental concerns in value-chain analysis
Two articles by DIIS researchers published in Development Policy Review
25 January 2010 | The story of the financial crisis - and not knowing what to do
Seminar on banking reform at DIIS last week
19 January 2010 | Provocative lecture on China’s growth strategy and the precarious state of the world economy
French economist Robert Boyer visits DIIS
18 January 2010 | The Globalization of Food
Stefano Ponte contributes a chapter to this new book
3 December 2009 | IMF er godt i gang med at tabe slaget om fremtiden
DIIS Comment af Jakob Vestergaard
26 November 2009 | New Ph.d. candidate started in November on 'Sustaining Ethical Aquaculture Trade' (SEAT)
Kaspar Nielsen will analyze the sustainability of aquatic food value chains in Asia.
25 November 2009 | African Affairs
Stefano Ponte is appointed to the Editorial Board
16 November 2009 | G20 countries have made very little progress in financial reform
DIIS Policy Brief outlines comprehensive approach to effective financial regulation
13 November 2009 | Understanding China's Economic Diplomacy
DIIS seminar challenged the myth of China being a unitary actor
12 November 2009 | Obama goes to China: But US economic diplomacy is unlikely to succeed
DIIS Comment by Jakob Vestergaard
6 November 2009 | Tax evasion practices stand in the way of Millennium Goals
DIIS Policy Brief calls for multilateral efforts to combat illicit financial flows from poor countries
29 October 2009 | Regnskabets time for mikrolån
Forskningsassistent skriver om mikrofinansbevægelsens fremtid
29 October 2009 | Unprecedented cooperation leads to rebalancing of global economy
DIIS seminar on financial crisis governance and beyond
21 October 2009 | From Fishery to Fork
New article on food safety and sustainability by Stefano Ponte in 'Science as Culture'
29 September 2009 | 'Trading Up' documentary on BBC World Service
Two East African countries have built billion dollar businesses from small-scale suppliers
28 September 2009 | Governing through standards - an international symposium
Extended deadline - call for abstracts
23 September 2009 | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark launches Foreign Policy Award
Write a paper on the financial crisis and win 15.000 DKK
22 September 2009 | Reforming the Bretton Woods Institutions
Steps towards a more stable and equitable global financial system
Sustainability standards in the cut flower industry
25 June 2009 | Two articles by DIIS researchers in the 'Top 25 Hottest Articles' in World Development
Ranking by ScienceDirect
18 June 2009 | Governing through quality
Research from the SAFE programme published in Sociologia Ruralis by Stefano Ponte
3 June 2009 | "Give me an economist and I will raise the market!"
Are financial markets really embedded in economics rather than society?
New SAFE programme working paper
19 May 2009 | DIIS awarded Initiative Grant from FFU
Inter-locked crises, competing value chains and food security in Africa
SAFE programme study published in World Development
5 May 2009 | Global Economy Monday seminar series
Revision of spring programme 2009
DIIS Report analyses pre-crisis trends and post-crisis outlook
30 April 2009 | Contract farming for organic cocoa benefits Ugandan smallholders
New SAFE programme working paper
DIIS-undersøgelse af Danidas privatsektorprogram i Indien v./ Steen Folke
Limited benefits to Indian firms - main beneficiaries large Danish firms
29 April 2009 | A Refreshing Perspective on International Finance
'Discipline in the Global Economy' reviewed
28 April 2009 | Where Next for International Financial Regulation?
Dominant response overlooks fundamental questions, says Jan Toporowski
8 April 2009 | Where Next for International Financial Regulation?
Presentation by Richard Werner
31 March 2009 | Kys krisen
Tre hurtige spørgsmål-svar om finans-krisen
24 March 2009 | DIIS Researcher at a Round Table for Global Governance
Jakob Vestergaard at the City University of London
24 March 2009 | Professor Robert Wade reviews book by DIIS researcher
A review of ‘Discipline in the Global Economy?' by Jakob Vestergaard
18 March 2009 | Development finance to Mozambique: no room for complacency
Major reductions in aid necessitate significant fiscal and economic adjustments
New DIIS Report challenges conventional wisdom on natural resource management in the Sahel
Short essay by Jakob Vestergaard
A segmentation of Vietnam’s private sector affects firms and the country’s economy
4 March 2009 | Bono's Product (RED) Initiative
New article in Third World Quarterly
28 January 2009 | Global Value Chains, Labor Organization and Private Social Standards
Lessons from East African Cut Flower Industries
20 January 2009 | New research programme
DIIS is awarded DKK 1.8 million under a new research programme financed by the EU's FP7
16 January 2009 | DIIS as a springboard for young researchers
PhDs and post-docs from the 'Trade and development' group find employment in research
19 December 2008 | New book: Discipline in the Global Economy? International Finance & the End of Liberalism
This book, published with Routledge, is now released and available at Amazon
18 December 2008 | Finanskrisen: Hvorfor de gamle løsninger ikke er nok
RÆSON #4 er på gaden - blandt andet med en artikel af projektforsker Jakob Vestergaard
9 December 2008 | The policy implications of standards in agro-food exports
A series of Policy Briefs from the SAFE research programme now available
5 December 2008 | Does organic agriculture pay for Tanzanian farmers?
New SAFE Programme Working Paper by DIIS-SUA PhD student
20 November 2008 | Understanding the global financial crisis
Three working papers now available!
18 November 2008 | Climate change
DIIS activities related to climate change
7 November 2008 | Understanding the global financial crisis - seminar
Presentations now available!
21 October 2008 | Hvad skal der til for at øge Afrikas deltagelse i international handel?
DIIS forskere analyserer og giver et bud i Politiken
3 October 2008 | Globalization and Restructuring of African Commodity Flows
Several present and past DIIS researchers contribute chapters to a new NAI book
3 October 2008 | No need to work against the tide
Two new Policy Briefs discuss brain drain and the role of diasporas in fragile situations
30 September 2008 | Amin Alavi's PhD about to be published
Legalization of Development in the WTO: Between Law and Politics
25 September 2008 | Transparency and accountability are central in support to fragile situations
Two new Policy Briefs discuss international companies and natural resource exploitation
18 September 2008 | Localizing Private Social Standards: Standard Initiatives in Kenyan Cut Flowers
New DIIS Working Paper by Lone Riisgaard
2 September 2008 | Tanzanian members of SAFE program visit Copenhagen
22 August 2008 | Gammel filantropi i nye klæder
Artikel i Information, 21. august 2008
22 August 2008 | Lessons from value chain analysis for chronic poverty research
New Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) Working Paper by Stefano Ponte
New article by Peter Kragelund, Development Policy Review, Vol. 26 (5): 555-584
New DIIS Working Paper by Jon Mortensen
8 July 2008 | New project researcher in Trade and Development
Jakob Vestergaard, PhD
8 July 2008 | Governance of Global Value Chains
DIIS researchers edit Economy & Society special edition
4 July 2008 | A Strategic Framework and Toolbox for Action Research with Small Producers in Value Chains
New DIIS Working Paper
A Conceptual Framework and Lessons for Action Research
3 July 2008 | New DIIS Working Paper on EU trade Rules of Origin
EU relaxes Cotonou rules in EPAs but retains restrictive GSP rules
20 June 2008 | DIIS Evaluation of Swiss aid to Angola published
First ever independent evaluation of SDC's humanitarian aid
New report about implications of patents for technology transfer
PhD defence by Stine Jessen Haakonsson
2 June 2008 | Sub-saharan Africa and the resource curse
A critical look
27 May 2008 | Etiske standarder diskriminerer
Analyse bragt i Information 22. Maj
26 May 2008 | Bono's Product (RED) initiative: Wedding hard commerce and corporate social responsibility
New Working Paper by Stefano Ponte, Lisa Ann Richey and Mike Baab
New DIIS working paper by Jon Mortensen
New DIIS working paper by Jon Mortensen
20 May 2008 | Celebrities, consumption and international aid
New article in Third World Quarterly by Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte
13 May 2008 | EPZs – at best, second best options
Study shows that the results have been generally disappointing
29 April 2008 | Institutional capacity for standards conformity assessment
New Working Paper by Adam Akyoo and Evelyne Lazaro
Working Paper by Lone Riisgaard and Nikolaus Hammer
11 April 2008 | Climate – one of the next big trade issues
Conference on WTO - Trade and Climate, arranged by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
3 April 2008 | Gavner hjerneflugt ulandes sundhedssystemer?
Jon Mortensen kommenterer i dagbladet Information
Sustainability standards and coffee exports from Tanzania
3 March 2008 | Afrika: en ny investesteringsfrontløber?
Sam Jones i dagbladet Information, torsdag den 28. februar
8 February 2008 | EPA: Er det kun tom snak?
Peter Gibbon og Stefano Ponte i Dagbladet Information, 7. februar 2008
29 January 2008 | Le paradoxe du café
Book by Benoit Daviron and Stefano Ponte now available in French
28 January 2008 | Workshop on 'Standards and Agro-Food Exports' (SAFE)
The SAFE Research and Capacity Building Programme holds its 2nd Workshop in Tanzania
28 January 2008 | Are Ecolabels Good for Developing Country Trade?
New article by Stefano Ponte in World Development
24 January 2008 | Export Processing Zones as economic development instruments
Danish Foreign Ministry commissions study from the Trade and Development Unit
16 January 2008 | Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Capital Markets
Sam Jones on an evolving landscape for foreign aid in two DIIS publications
20 December 2007 | Innovativ finansiering af udvikling
Peter Kragelund vurderer nye forslag til finansiering af 2015-målene i DIIS Working Paper
13 December 2007 | Afrika og EUs nye handelsaftaler. Jon Mortensen i P1 Morgen
EU og Afrika har i flere år forhandlet nye handelsaftaler, og deadline nærmer sig.
3 December 2007 | Amin Alavi will defend his PhD in International Relations
Studying Legalization: Special and Differential Treatments of Developing Countries ...
3 December 2007 | Economic Partnership Agreements with the EU - a dubious advantage for poor countries
DIIS/FOI study warns against substantial disadvantages in EPAs
3 December 2007 | Økonomisk partnerskab med EU - en tvivlsom fordel for udviklingslande
DIIS/FØI-studie advarer om betydelige forringelser for udviklingslande ved EPA-aftaler
7 November 2007 | Evaluering af UNDPs globale program
DIIS forsker udpeget som team leader.
25 October 2007 | phd-forsvar Amin Alavi
Amin Alavi forsvarer sin phd den 6. december 2007
20 October 2007 | DIIS are organizing a workshop in Cape Town 24-25 October
DIIS are organizing a workshop in Cape Town to present their current study on value-chain analysis
4 October 2007 | Study on possible ban on airfreight of organic produce
Study carried out for ITC, Geneva
15 September 2007 | Study on EU-ACP partnership agreements
DIIS and the Food Economics Institute completed a joint study
11 September 2007 | Sam Jones joins the research unit Trade and Development
As of 1 September Sam Jones replaces Trine Thygesen
30 August 2007 | Visiting researchers from Tanzania
Three senior staff from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agri-business, Sokoine University of Agriculture, will be staying with the Research Group on Trade and Development at DIIS from 26/8 to 6/10.
17 August 2007 | Morten Broberg joins the research unit Trade and Development
As of 1 August 2007 Morten Broberg has joined the research unit Trade and Development where he will be working on a project on the European Union’s regulation in the field of food safety.
Stefano Ponte, a Senior Researcher at DIIS, is featured in a BBC World Service radio documentary that is being broadcast in May
24 April 2007 | Developing Countries, WTO and Its Dispute Settlement Mechanism
Amin Alavi has submitted his Ph.D. thesis.
24 April 2007 | Report (redegørelse) on EU’s Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) with the ACP countries
Amin Alavi, Peter Gibbon, Jon Mortensen and Mette Ekeroth are engaged in research for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the EU trade agreements with developing countries
24 April 2007 | Evaluering af UNDP’s regionale program i Asien-Pacific
Meta-evaluering af seniorforsker Steen Folke
Resultaterne af Sydafrikas bestræbelser på at overvinde den økonomiske ulighed fra apartheidtidens diskriminationsarv er ikke prangende. Indslusningen af sorte sydafrikanere på arbejdsmarked og i erhvervsliv gennem såkaldte selvstændiggørelsesprogrammer har ikke fungeret efter hensigten.
Lotte Thomsen (Trade and Development DIIS and Department of Geography, Copenhagen University): Supplier Entry Barriers to Global Value Chains for clothing: The Role of Business-State Relations in Vietnam and of Lead Firm Strategies in Europe
19 February 2007 | Starbucks vs. Etiopien - Stefano Pontes analyse i Information
Intellektuel ejendomsret er et af de grundlæggende pricipper bag WTO. Men et slagsmål mellem Etiopien og kaffe-giganten Starbucks om navnerettigheder viser, at loven ikke er lige for alle.
9 February 2007 | Prisen på medicin skal op i Indien
Kommentar af phd-studerende Stine Jessen Haakonsson (fra Handel og Udvikling) i Nyt om Miljø og Udvikling (92-Gruppens Nyhedsbrev)
22 January 2007 | Africa and the WTO Doha Round: Theme issue of DPR by DIIS researchers
Michael Friis Jensen and Peter Gibbon (editors) and Amin Alavi, Stine Jessen Haakonsson and Stefano Ponte from the Trade and development research unit have published a thematic issue of Development Policy Review
12 January 2007 | Hjerneflugt er ingen stor ulykke
Jon Mortensen, ph.d. studerende (Handel og Udvikling), kommenterer på migration af sundhedspersonale fra Afrika i Politiken den 11. januar 2007. Afrikas største sundhedsproblemer kan ikke løses af sundhedspersonale.