PERI in Focus - Archive

    wage change goes into effect, and is much smaller than what the canonical literature has found. PERI Research Brief: James K. Boyce Distributional Issues in Climate Policy: Air Quality Co-benefits and Carbon Rent The case for climate policy typically is...

    Capital Flight from Africa

    L. and J.K. Boyce (1998). “Congo’s odious debt: External borrowing and capital flight in Zaire,” co-authored with James K. Boyce, Development and Change 29 (2), 195-217. Commentary August 2012 -- Léonce Ndikumana writes for TripleCrisis about Tunisia's...

  • James K. Boyce

    James K. Boyce Senior FellowProfessor Emeritus James K. Boyce received his Ph.D. in economics from Oxford University. His latest book is On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa: The Takers and the Enablers (co-edited with Léonce Ndikumana, Oxford...

  • African Development Policy

     Commentary

    U.S. Imperialism and a Global Green New Deal: Interview with Shouvik Chakraborty

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Shouvik Chakraborty This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Shouvik Chakraborty's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: You studied economics in India. What drew you into this field of...

    Interview
    , Jul, 2020
    Shouvik Chakraborty, C.J. Polychroniou
     Commentary

    Interview with James Boyce

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES James K. Boyce This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Boyce's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: How did your interest in economics come about, and why did you choose to pursue...

    Interview
    , Jul, 2021
    James K. Boyce

    Economics for the Developing World

    on policies to promote environmentally and politically sustainable development worldwide. The Program's Director is James K. Boyce. For more information about this program and its work, please see its page here. Infant Mortality and Public Health...

     Commentary

    Interview with Léonce Ndikumana

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Léonce Ndikumana This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Léonce's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: You studied economics as an undergraduate student in Burundi, but ended up in...

    Interview
    , Apr, 2021
    Léonce Ndikumana, C.J. Polychroniou

    African Development Policy Training Program

    The training program offers workshops targeted to senior members of African governments on structural and emerging issues in African development. Since 2013, PERI has collaborated with the African Development Institute at the African Development Bank...

    Events

    Farmers' Protests and the Political Economy of Modi's India PERI's Asian Political Economy Program hosts a panel discussion with Barbara Harriss-White, Jayati Ghosh, Navsharan Singh, Surinder Jodhka, and CP Chandrasekhar. The even is chaired by Smriti...

  • Sovereign Debt and Climate Finance Conference

    This three-day hybrid conference will explore why the ongoing debt emergency remains unresolved, how it can worsen the climate crisis, and alternative strategies for climate finance.

  • Corporate Toxics Information Project (2)

    The United States Needs Stronger Regulations to Protect Public Health From Industrial Water Pollution" Ash, Michael, James K. Boyce, Grace Change and Helen Scharber, 2010. "Is Environmental Justice Good for White Folks?" PERI Working Paper 229...

  • Economists

    View Profile Michael Ash Co-Director, Corporate Toxics Information Projectand Professor of Economics View Profile James K. Boyce Senior FellowProfessor Emeritus View Profile Shouvik Chakraborty Assistant Research Professor View Profile Hasan Cömert...

  • Environment Archive

    Cap-and-Dividend in the Congressional Debate May 2009 -- In his testimony for the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, James K. Boyce, Director of PERI's Development, Peacebuilding & the Environment program, describes the specifics of a cap-and-dividend...

     In The Media

    War on Development in Syria: An Interview with Omar Dahi

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Omar Dahi This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Omar's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: Why did you chose to study economics? Omar Dahi: When I was young, I thought that...

    Interview
    , Jan, 2021
    Omar Dahi, C.J. Polychroniou
     Research

    On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa: The Takers and the Enablers

    a high level of coordination. Table of Contents: 1:Introduction: Why Care about Capital Flight?, Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce 2:Capital Flight from Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, and South Africa: An Overview, Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce...

    Book
    , Jan, 2022
    Léonce Ndikumana, James K. Boyce
     Research

    Africa's Odious Debts: How Foreign Loans and Capital Flight Bled a Continent

    while its foreign debts are public, owed by the people of Africa through their governments. Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce reveal the intimate links between foreign loans and capital flight. More than half of the money borrowed by African...

    Book
    , Oct, 2011
    James K. Boyce, Léonce Ndikumana

    Toxic 100 Air Polluters Technical Notes

    peer-reviewed method for calculating EJ ratios can be found in our report Justice in the Air, and in Michael Ash and James K. Boyce, “Measuring Corporate Environmental Justice Performance,” Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management,...

    Peacebuilding and Statebuilding

    on Enhancing Effectiveness of Development Assistance in Post-Conflict and Fragile States, Dakar, Senegal, April 2015. James K. Boyce, "International Assistance and Post-conflict Agrarian Transitions," presentation at Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá,...

    Toxic 100 Air Polluters Technical Notes

    peer-reviewed method for calculating EJ ratios can be found in our report Justice in the Air, and in Michael Ash and James K. Boyce, “Measuring Corporate Environmental Justice Performance,” Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management,...


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