Des Gasper: Displacement and Development Ethics: Theories and Two Peruvian Cases

City and Regional Planning International Planning Colloquium

Des Gasper is an economist and policy analyst who spent most of the 1980s working in southern Africa, with the Government of Botswana and the University of Zimbabwe. Since 1989 he has been with the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, teaching public policy and management, as well as courses on economics, development ethics, and discourse analysis; and in programs at the University of Zimbabwe and the University of Namibia. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Global Ethics, Journal of Socioeconomics, and Africanus. He was visiting professor at the School of Economics and International Development, University of Bath, and affiliated with its Research Centre on Well-Being in Developing Countries; and is a fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association. Gasper studied economics, international development, policy analysis, and evaluation at the universities of Cambridge and East Anglia, in Britain, obtaining a doctorate in development studies from the University of East Anglia.

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