ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Goldilocks Development Economics

Economics Not Too Theoretical, Not Too Empirical, But Watch Out for the Bears! RAVI KANBUR distinction, was once asked how much In this brief note I would like to set down some of my thoughts on the issues raised in this symposium. My perspective is to see development economics through the lens of mainstream economics. My conclusion is that the balance between theory and empirics is an ongoing process, in economics no less than in development economics. No doubt the pendulum will swing this way and that, and each swing will bring about its own correction. The balance will tend to be restored. But the really big issues for development economics are also the big issues for economics as a whole

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