1 Article by: Isabel Ortiz

Isabel Ortiz is a former Director at the United Nations’ International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF.

We Just Lost a Giant of Development Economics

When the world was shifting toward neoliberalism, blind to shocking inequalities, Thandika Mkandawire (1940–2020) bravely stood up for the welfare state. We should remember him as a brilliant economist and committed egalitarian.