Publications

The papers are split into five themes. Please click on the links below to be taken to the relevant section:

Theme 1. Human Development and Capabilities Approach – conceptual and policy issues

Theme 1A: Human Development Reports

Theme 2. Human Rights, Poverty and Socio-Economic policies

Theme 3. Millennium Development Goals – global goals and international development agendas

Theme 4. Agricultural biotechnology in developing countries

Theme 5. Violent conflict and development policy

 

Theme 1: Human Development and Capabilities Approach – conceptual and policy issues

2015  Critical and Feminist Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises (coedited with James Heintz and Stephanie Seguino). London: Routledge.

2015 “Human Rights, Economic Governance and International Cooperative Action, United Nations series on Development.” Global Governance and Rules for the Post-2015 Era. (with Rachael Wyant) http://www.bloomsbury.com/us/global-governance-and-rules-for-the-post-2015-era-9781472580702/#sthash.yVixchlc.dpuf

2014 “Global Governance for Health: Political origins of health inequalities.” The Lancet 383:9917 pp 630-667 (with Ole Peter Ottersen et al) Report of the University of Oslo/the Lancet Commission on Global Governance for Health, London

2014 “Global Goal Setting as a Tool of Global Governance:  Intended and Unintended Consequences.” Journal of Human Development and Capabilities.  Earlier version published by International Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC) Working Paper 63. http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/content/documents/863IPCWorkingPaper108.pdf

2013 Feminist and Critical Perspectives on the Financial Crisis and the World Economic Recession. Special issue of Feminist Economics, guest coeditor with James Heinz and Stephanie Seguino.

2013 “Critical Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises: Heterodox Financial Economics Meets Feminist Economics.” Feminist Economics 19:3 pp 4-31. (with James Heinz and Stephanie Seguino)

2011 “Does Budget Transparency Lead to Stronger Human Development Outcomes and Commitments to Economic and Social Rights?”  Working Paper 4, International Budget Initiative,  (with Terra Lawson Remer and Patrick Guyer)

2010 “Global Poverty and Unequal Development: Contemporary trends and issues”  chapter in Poverty and Morality Peter Hoffenberg, ed. Ethikon Series in Comparative Ethics, New York, Cambridge University Press (link to book)

2009 “Unequal development in the 1990s: gaps in human capabilities” (with David Stewart) in Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal and Joseph E. Stiglitz (eds), Debates in the Measurement of Global Poverty, New York: Oxford University Press (link to book)

2008 The Handbook on Human Development (edited with Shiva Kumar) New Delhi: Oxford University Press (third edition, earlier editions titled Readings in Human Development) (link to book)

2008 ‘Human Rights and Development’ in Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur (eds)  Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honour of Amartya Sen   Vol II Societies, Institutions and Development.  Oxford: Oxford University Press. [earlier version: ‘Human Rights and Human DevelopmentUniversity of Connecticut Human Rights Institute, Economic Rights Working paper 2007/4]

2008 “The intellectual journey continues: Today’s global agenda and the new frontiers of human development” in Khadija Haq and Richard Ponzio, eds. Pioneering the Human Development Revolution: An Intellectual Biography of Mahbub ul Haq  New Delhi: Oxford University Press (link to book)

2007 “Human Rights and National Poverty Reduction Strategies: Conceptual framework for human rights analysis of poverty reduction strategies and reviews of Guatemala, Liberia and Nepal” University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute, Economic rights Working Papers 2007 (2).

2007 “Has the Human Development Approach Influenced Policy?:The Case of World Bank Flagship Reports.”   Indian Journal of Human Development, January 2007 (link to journal website)

2006 “From Income to a Multidimensional Measure of Poverty: the Case of the Human Poverty IndexPoverty in Focus, International Poverty Centre, UNDP, Brasilia

2006   “Mahbub ul Haq” in The Elgar Companion to Development Studies, (with Selim Jahan) ed. David Clark.  Cheltenham: Edward Edgar Publishing (link to book)

2005  “Poverty and Inequality – Challenges in the Era of Globalisation”  in Sten Ask and Anna Mark Jungkvist, eds. The Adventure of Peace. Dag Hammarskjold and the Future of the UN. 2005. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (link to book)

2004 “Cultural Freedom and Human Development TodayDaedalus.  Summer 2004. pp 37-45 (link to journal website)

2003: Human Insecurity in a Global World. (edited with L. Chen and E. Seidensticker) Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University. Cambridge:Harvard University Press. (link to book)

2003  “The Human Development Paradigm, Operationalizing Sen’s Ideas on Capabilities.” in Feminist Economics,  9:2-3 pp 301-317 (link to journal website)

2003 “Rescuing the Human Development Concept from the Human Development Index: Reflections on a New Agenda.” in Fukuda-Parr and Shivakumar, eds. Readings in Human Development, New Delhi, Oxford University Press. (link to book)

2003  “Using the HDI for Policy Analysis” (with K. Raworth and A.K. Shivakumar) in Fukuda-Parr and Shivakumar, eds. Readings in Human Development, New Delhi: Oxford  University Press (link to book)

2003 “New Threats to Human Security in the Era of Globalization.”  Journal of Human Development, 4:2 pp 167-179 (link to journal website)

2002 Capacity for Development: Old Problems, New Solutions. (fully downloadable .pdf book)  (edited with K. Malik and C. Lopes) London. Earthscan.

2002 “The Network Age: Creating new models of technical cooperation.” in Fukuda-Parr et al, eds. 2002 Capacity for Development: Old Problems, New Solutions.  London: Earthscan  (with Ruth Hill) (link to book)

2002 “Institutional Innovations for Capacity Development.” Introduction in Fukuda-Parr et al eds, Capacity for Development: Old Problems, New Solutions (with Carlos Lopes and Khalid Malik)

2002 “Measuring the Technology Achievement of Nations and the Capacity to Participate in the Network Age.” in The Journal of Human Development. 3:1 pp 95 – 122  (with Meghnad Desai, Claes Johansson and Francisco Sagasti) (link to journal website)

2001 “Indicators of Human Rights and Human Development, overlaps and differences….. and what about the Human Development Indes.”  Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe, 18 pp 239-248.

2000 “In search of indicators of culture and development: progress and Proposals.” in UNESCO World Culture Report 2000

1999 “What does Feminization of Poverty Mean? It isn’t just lack of income.”  Feminist Economics,  5:2 pp 99-103

1995  “Redefining Technical Cooperation: challenge for the UN or let’s dump the technical cooperation mandate.” IDS Bulleltin, vol 26, no.4  special issue Fifty Years On: The UN and Economic and Social Development, eds. Hans Singer and Richard Jolly (link to journal website)

1995  “From Capacity Development to Capacity Utilisation.”  International Journal of Technical Cooperation

1993 Rethinking Technical Cooperation: Reforms for Capacity Building in Africa. New York.  UN Publications; French version published by Harmattan.  (With E. Berg; collaborative publication of UNDP and DAI, main coordinator for UNDP)

 

Theme 1A: Human Development Reports

Human Development Reports 1995-2004lead author (2000-2004); with Sir Richard Jolly (1996-99)

* Human Development Report 2004: Cultural Liberty in Today’s Diverse World.
* Human Development Report 2003: The Millennium Development Goals, a Compact among Nations to end Human Poverty.
* Human Development Report 2002: Deepening Democracy in a Fragmented World.
* Human Development Report 2001: Making New Technologies Work for Human Development.
* Human Development Report 2000: Human Rights and Human Development.
* Human Development Report 1999: Globalization with a Human Face.
* Human Development Report 1998: Consumption and Human Development.
* Human Development Report 1997: Human Development to Eradicate Poverty. 
* Human Development Report 1996: Human Development and Economic Growth.

 

Theme 2. Human Rights, Poverty and Socio-Economic policies 

2017 “Political origins of health inequalities: trade and investment agreements” (with Desmond McNeill, Pepita Barlow, Carolyn Deere Birkbeck, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Anand Grover, Ted Schrecker, and David Stuckler, as the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health, University of Oslo). The Lancet; 389: 760-62

2017, “Trade and Investment Agreements: Implications for Health Protection” (with Desmond McNeill, Pepita Barlow, Carolyn Deere Birkbeck, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Anand Grover, Ted Schrecker, and David Stuckler, as the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health, University of Oslo).  Journal of World Trade 51, no.1: 159-182

2015 “Human Rights and Politics in Development” in Goodhart, Michael, ed. Human Rights and Politics, Oxford: Oxford University Press (third edition) (link to book)

2015 “Economic policies for human rights in the market economy” in Twenty Years of Economic and Social Rights Advocacy: Marking the twin anniversaries of the Center for Economic and Social Rights and the Vienna Declaration and Program of Action, Brooklyn, NY: Center for Economic and Social Rights

2015 Food Security in South Africa: Human Rights and Entitlement Perspectives ( co-edited with Viviene Taylor).  University of Cape Town Press.

2015 “Post 2015: A New Era of Accountability?” (with Desmond McNeill) Journal of Global Ethics, 11:1

2012 “The Right to Development: Reframing a New Discourse for the Twenty-First Century.”  Social Research: An International Quarterly, 79:4

2012 Quantifying Human Rights, Special issue of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights 30:3  guest coeditor with Malcolm Langford

2012 “The Turn to Metric“‘ Nordic Journal of Human Rights, 30:3 pp 222-238 (with Malcolm Langford)

2012  “Human Security” in Brown, Graham and Arnim Langer, The Elgar Companion to Civil War and Fragile States, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing  [See also ‘Human Security: A critical review of the literature,’ working paper of the Centre for Research on Peace and Development  2012/11]

2011 Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach: An interdisciplinary conversation (editor with Diane Elson and Polly Vizard) London: Routledge (link to book) [also published as special issue, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities 12:1 (link to journal website)]

2011 “Correcting Horizontal Inequality as a Development Priority: Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) in Haiti, Liberia and Nepal”  in Langer, Arnim, Frances Stewart and Rajesh Venugopal eds.  Horizontal Inequalities and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Laying the Foundation for Durable Peace, Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan (link to book)

2011 “Does Budget Transparency Lead to Stronger Human Development Outcomes and Commitments to Economic and Social Rights?”  Working Paper 4, International Budget Initiative,  (with Terra Lawson Remer and Patrick Guyer)

2011 “The Metrics of Human Rights: Complementarities of the Human Rights and Capabilities ApproachJournal of Human Development and Capabilities, 12:1 (link to journal website)

2011 “The Capabilities Approach and Human Rights”, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 12:1 (link to journal website) The book version also available: Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach: An interdisciplinary dialogue (editor with Diane Elson and Polly Vizard) London: Routledge, 2011.

2010 “Economic and Social Rights Fulfillment Index: Country Scores and Rankings” (with Susan Randolph and Terra Lawson-Remer), Journal of Human Rights, Volume 9, Number 3, 2010, 230-261.  Earlier version published as ‘Economic and Social Rights Fulfillment Index: Country Scores and Rankings‘ University of Connecticutt Economics Department Working Paper 11, September 2009.

2009 “Empowering People: Human Rights Review of Haiti’s Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategies” Report commissioned by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

2009  “An Index of Economic and Social Rights Fulfillment: Concept and Methodology” Journal of Human Rights, (with Terra Lawson-Remer and Susan Randolph). [earlier version: “Measuring the Progressive Realisation of Human Rights Obligations: an Index of economic and social rights fulfillment”   University of Connecticut Department of Economics Working Paper Series 2008-22]

2008 ‘Human Rights and Development’ in Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur (eds)  Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honour of Amartya Sen   Vol II Societies, Institutions and Development.  Oxford: Oxford University Press. [earlier version: ‘Human Rights and Human DevelopmentUniversity of Connecticut Human Rights Institute, Economic Rights Working paper 2007/4]

2007  “Human Rights and National Poverty Reduction Strategies: Conceptual framework for human rights analysis of poverty reduction strategies and reviews of Guatemala, Liberia and Nepal”  University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute, Economic rights Working Papers 2007 (2).

2007 “Integrating Human Rights into National Poverty Reduction Strategies: the challenge of development with equity and the Liberia iPRS” University of Connecticut Human Rights Institute, Economic Rights Working Papers 2007 (2). http://ideas.repec.org/s/uct/ecriwp.html

2001 “Indicators of Human Rights and Human Development, overlaps and differences….. and what about the Human Development Indes”. Statistical Journal of the UN Economic Commission for Europe, 18:2/3 pp 239-248

 

Theme 3. Millennium Development Goals – global goals and international development agendas

2016 “Normative Framing of Development Cooperation: Japanese Bilateral AID between the DAC and Southern Donors.” JICA-RI Working Paper 130, Tokyo: JICA Research Institute.

2016 “From the Millennium Development Goals to the the Sustainable Development Goals: shifts in purpose, concept, and politics of global goal setting for development.” Gender & Development. 24:1, 43-52. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/13552074.2016.1145895

2015  The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights. The power of numbers to shape agendas. (coedited with Alicia Ely Yamin) London: Routledge.

2015  Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights (with T. Lawson-Remer and S. Randolph). New York: Oxford University Press.

2014 “The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of Millennium Development Goal Targets for Human Development and Human Rights” (with Alicia Yamin and Joshua Greenstein) Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 15:2/3.

2014 “The MDG Hunger Target and Competing Frameworks of Food Security” (with Amy Orr) Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 15: 2/3.

2014 “Achievement Possibilities Frontier – a methodology for setting nationally specific benchmarks to meet a universal target.”  a methodological proposal

2014 “Should global goal setting continue, and how, in the post 2015 era?” chapter in Alonso, Jose Antonio,  Andrea Cornia and Rob Vos, eds.  Alternative Development Strategies in the Post 2015 Era, London and Geneva: Bloomsbury Press.  [earlier version – 2012 “Should global goal setting continue, and how, in the post 2015 era? Department of Social and Economic Affairs (DESA) Working Paper 117]

2013 “The Power of Numbers and the Global Goals”, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) DACNews Feature Article. http://www.oecd.org/dac/dacnewsseptember2013.htm

2013 “MDGs: facing up to the limitations of global goal setting.” The Guardian Professional: Impact and Effectiveness Hub, Monday 20 May.

2013 “The MDG Hunger Target and the Contested Visions of Food Security.” FXB Working Paper Series: The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights. ( Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and Amy Orr)

2013 “Global Goals as a Policy tool: Intended and Unintended Consequences”  was published in the Working Paper Series of the International Centre for Inclusive Growth, Working Paper 108. The key points are summarized in the “One Pager” policy brief.

2013MDG Strengths as Weaknesses.” GREAT Insights, 2: 3.

2013 “The Power of Numbers:  A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights“, Development, 56:1 pp 58-65 (with Alice Yamin)

2013 “Global goal setting: clarifying the concept and avoiding the pitfalls.” Post 2015-What’s Next? UNICEF Research Watch, February 2013.

2013  “Monitoring MDGs: Human Rights Critique and Alternative.” chapter in Langford, M., Sumner, A. and Yamin, A. (eds.) The Millennium Development Goals and Human Rights. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (with Joshua Greenstein)

2013 “How should MDG Success and Failure be Judged: Faster Progress or Achieving the Targets?” World Development 41:1 pp 19-30 (with Joshua Greenstein and David Stewart) [earlier version – 2010 “How should MDG Implementation be Measured: Faster Progress or Meeting Targets?” (with Joshua Greenstein) Working Paper 63, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth]

2013 “Delivering the Vision of the Millennium Declaration.” Chapter 12, OECD Development Cooperation Report 2013: Ending Poverty. Paris:OECD.

2013 “Synthesis Paper — “The Power of Numbers: A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights.”, FXB Working Paper Series: The Power of Numbers:  A Critical Review of MDG Targets for Human Development and Human Rights (with Amy Orr).

2012 “Recapturing the Narrative of Development”. Chapter in David Hulme and Rorden Wilkinson eds. The Millennium Development Goals and Beyond: Global Development After 2015, London: Routledge. Also see “Recapturing the Narrative of Development”, revised version, UNRISD Programme Paper 2012 nr. 18.

2012 “The UN Development Strategy for Transformative Change Beyond 2015”, Report of the 14th Session of the Committee for Development Policy Statement, ECOSOC Panel discussion, 23 July.

2011 “Theory and policy in international development: human development and capability approach and the millennium development goals.” International Studies Review 13:1 pp 22-132 (link to journal website)

2011 “International Norm Dynamics and ‘the End of Poverty’: Understanding the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); Global Governance  17:1  (with David Hulme). Earlier version published as 2009 “International Norm Dynamics and ‘the End of Poverty’: Understanding the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)” (with David Hulme) Working Paper No 96 Brooks World Poverty Institute

2010 “Reducing Inequality – The Missing MDG: A Content Review of PRSPs and Bilateral Donor Policy Statements.” IDS Bulletin 41:1, Falmer:Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (link to journal website) (earlier version 2008. ‘Are the MDGs priority in Development Strategies and Aid Programmes? Only a Few Are!’, International Poverty Center Working Paper no. 28, June  2008 )

2008 “Are the MDGs priority in Development Strategies and Aid Programmes? Only a Few Are!”  Working Paper 48   International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth

2006  “Millennium Development Goal 8 – international human rights obligations?”  Human Rights Quarterly, 28: 4. (link to journal website) Reprinted with modification in: 2007 “International Obligations for Economic and Social Rights: The Case of the Millennium Development Goal 8.” in S. Hertel and A. Minkler (eds.), Economic Rights: Conceptual, Measurement, and Policy Issues (fully downloadable .pdf), New York: Cambridge University Press

2005  “Millennium Development Goals: Why They Matter.”  Global Governance, 10 pp 395-402. (link to journal website)

2004  “Millennium Development Goals: The pledge of world leaders to end poverty will not be met with business as usual.”  Journal of International Development, 16 pp 925-932. (link to journal website)

 

Theme 4. Agricultural biotechnology in developing countries

In preparation under contract: Food Security in South Africa: Bringing Human Rights and /Entitlements to the Fore (ed. With Viviene Taylor). Cape Town: University of Cape Town/Juta Press.

2012 “GM Crops for Food Security in Africa –The Path Not Yet Taken” UNDP Working Paper 2012-018 (with Amy Orr)

2007:  The Gene Revolution: GM Crops and Unequal Development. London: Earthscan,     Editor and main contributor (link to book)

2007  Four chapters in Fukuda-Parr, ed. The Gene Revolution: GM crops and unequal development. Earthscan, London. (link to book)

* Chapter 1: ‘Genetically Modified Crops and Development Priorities’
* Chapter 2: ‘The emergence and spread of GM crops: explaining the role of institutional change’.
* Chapter 11:  ‘Institutional Changes in Argentina, Brazil, China, India and South Africa: Comparative Analysis’
* Chapter 12: The Role of government Policy: for Growth, Sustainability and Equity’

2006  “Genetically Modified Crops in Developing Countries – Institutional and Policy Challenges.”  Guest Editor, Special issue, International Journal of Technology and Globalization, 2: 1/2. (link to journal article)

2006 “Global actors, markets and rules driving the diffusion of genetically modified (GM) crops in developing countries.”  International Journal of Technology and Globalisation, 2: 1/2. (link to journal article)

 

Theme 5. Violent conflict and development policy

2013 Preventing Violent Conflict in Africa: Inequalities, Perceptions and Institutions (coeditor with Yoichi Mine, Frances Stewart, Thandike Mkandawire). London: Palgrave McMillan

2013 “Introduction: Disentangling the Linkages between Horizontal Inequalities and Political Institutions” (with  Arnim Langer and Yoichi Mine) in Mine, Yoichi, Frances Stewart, Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and Thandike Mkandawire, Preventing Violent Conflict in Africa, London: Palgrave Macmillan

2009 “Conflict Prevention as an Objective of Development Aid” in George Mavrotas, ed. Foreign Aid for Development, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Earlier version published as “Rethinking the Policy Objectives of Development Aid: From Economic Growth to Conflict Prevention.” Working Paper in WIDER Research Series no. 32, 2007

2009 “Development and security: towards greater coherence in international agendas.” in Necla Tschirgi and Francesco Mancini (eds) Security and Development: Searching for Critical Connections, Denver: Lyn Rienner Publishers (link to book)

2008 “An integrated framework for peacebuilding, human rights and development: Reflections on Liberia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy” (with Erin McCandless) in Kenneth Omeje ed. War to Peace Transition: Conflict, Intervention and Peacebuilding in Liberia, Lanham, Maryland:University Press of America (link to book)

2008 “Conflict-development nexus: survey of armed conflicts in sub-Saharan Africa 19980-2006” (with M. Ashwill, C. Messineo, E. Chiappa). Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, 4:1 pp 6-19. (link to journal website) Reprinted in: Mavrotas, George ed. Security and Development, Cheltenham:: Edward Elgar Publishing (link to book)

2008 “Integrating Conflict Prevention in Development Policy and Aid Agendas: Policy Messages from the Wilton Park Confernce on Conflict Prevention and Development cooperation in Africa, a policy workshop” November 8-11, 2007. Wilton Park, UK. See also part 2 here.

2007 Papers for Wilton Park Policy Workshop on Conflict Prevention and Development Cooperation in Africa: A Policy Workshop:

* “Conflict prevention and development cooperation: Joint project of JICA and UNDP – A concept Paper” (with Robert Picciotto)  Background paper 1
* “Human Rights, State Capacity and Economic Policy” (with Juan Alberto Fuentes)

2006 “International Cooperation for Human Security: a coherent agenda for development and conflict prevention.” Kokuren Kenkyu Journal.

2004 “Gender and New Threats to Human Security in the Era of Globalization.”  Peace Review. 16: 1. (link to journal website)

 

For complete archives of work, please visit the following online databases:

Research Papers in Economics: Sakiko Fukuda-Parr author page

Social Science Research Net: Sakiko-Fukuda-Parr author page