global economic crisis

Image of From Poverty to Power books

Blog: From Poverty to Power - what's changed since 2008? Q&A with author Duncan Green

The Second Edition of From Poverty to Power, Oxfam's flagship publication on global development published last week. We asked the author Duncan Green to reflect on what's changed since the book was first published in 2008.

What is From Poverty to Power about?

Blog: The IMF on the Root Causes of the Global Economic Crisis

This blog is part of a short series of Oxfam blogs on the role of international financial institutions, and the fight against poverty.

The IMF has quietly issued a surprising piece of research that speaks directly to who and what is to blame for the global economic crisis: that is, US politicians at the national level who loosened regulation of mortgage lenders and on the rest of the US financial sector.

Oxfam G20 stunt: World Leaders at G20 Summit Must Tackle Global Poverty: Every Minute the Economic Crisis Forces 100 More People into Poverty. Credit: Christopher Rolinson

Blog: Goodbye G8, hello G20

In contrast to the significant steps taken at April’s G20 in London to help the poorest countries, there was virtually nothing new on the table for them in Pittsburgh at the G20 two weeks ago.

Subscribe to RSS - global economic crisis