Michele Alacevich

University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali

Associate Professor of History

Strada Maggiore 45

Bologna, 40129

Italy

Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET)

300 Park Avenue South, 5th Floor

New York, NY 10010

United States

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Theory and Practice in Development Economics

Forthcoming in 2017 in History of Political Economy
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Feb 2017
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Development economics, History of development, World Bank, Hollis Chenery, Applied economics

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Early Development Economics Debates Revisited

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4441
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Labor Policies

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Visualizing Uncertainties, or How Albert Hirschman and the World Bank Disagreed on Project Appraisal and Development Approaches

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6260
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Banks & Banking Reform, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Corporate Law, Development Economics & Aid Effectiveness, Economic Theory & Research

The World Bank's Early Reflections on Development: A Development Institution or a Bank?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4670
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, Corporate Law, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures

The World Bank's Early Reflections on Development: The Housing Issue

University of Milan - Bicocca, Economics Department Working Paper No. 91/2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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World Bank, Housing, International Labor Organization, Development Economics

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Developing Cities: Between Economic and Urban Policies in Latin America after World War Ii

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Michele Alacevich and Andrea Costa
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali and Independent
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Urban planning, Economic planning, Bogota, Lauchlin Currie, Jose Luis Sert

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Paul Rosenstein-Rodan and the Birth of Development Economics

Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2020
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Money Doctoring after World War Ii: Arthur I. Bloomfield and the Federal Reserve Missions to South Korea

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Jan 2007
Michele Alacevich and Pier Francesco Asso
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali and University of Palermo
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Arthur I. Bloomfield, Central Banks, monetary policy in developing countries, gold standard, economists in Government

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Post-War Economic Policies for Development: Lauchlin B. Currie and the World Bank in Colombia

Storia del Pensiero Economico, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 73-92, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Feb 2005
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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World Bank, Lauchlin Currie, Development Economics, Colombia

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Between Conservation and Innovation: The World Bank and the Modification of the Development Concept, 1946-1981 (Tra Conservazione E Innovazione: La Banca Mondiale E La Modificazione Del Concetto Di Sviluppo, 1946-1981)

Istituzioni e Sviluppo Economico, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 93-116, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Nov 2005
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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World Bank, Banca Mondiale, McNamara, Development, Sviluppo

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Harvard Meets the Crisis: U.S. Fiscal Policy in the 1930s and the Political Economy of Lauchlin B. Currie, Jacob Viner, John H. Williams and Harry D. White

Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche Università degli Studi di Firenze Working Paper No. 18/2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2011
Michele Alacevich, Pier Francesco Asso and Sebastiano Nerozzi
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali, University of Palermo and Catholic University of Milan
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Great Depression, Monetary Theory, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Harvard University, Lauchlin Currie, Jacob Viner, Harry D. White, John H. Williams

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Albert O. Hirschman

To be published in Elgar Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development, edited by Jayati Ghosh, Rainer Kattel & Erik Reinert, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Albert Hirschman, Development economics

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Trickle-up Economics. Trump, Growth, and Inequality

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Jul 2020
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Donald Trump, Inequality, Covid-19, Obamacare, Tax Cuts Act

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Not a Knowledge Bank: The Divided History of Development Economics and Development Organizations

Social Science History, 2016 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 18 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2015
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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Development Economics, World Bank, United Nations, History of Social Sciences, Organizational Development

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Economists and the Emergence of Development Discourse at OECD

Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Mar 2021
Michele Alacevich and Mattia Granata
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali and Centro Studi, Legacoop
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The Birth of Project Appraisal at the World Bank, 1945-1975

Forthcoming, Philip Scranton and Daniel Raff (eds.), The Emergence of Routines, New York: Oxford University Press, 2017
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Michele Alacevich
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali
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World Bank, Project appraisal, Project evaluation, Operations evaluation, Cost-benefit analysis, Development projects, Development Knowledge, Albert O. Hirschman, Robert S. McNamara

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The Shaping of Public Economic Discourse in Postwar America: The 1947 Meat Shortage and Franco Modigliani's Meat Plan

Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, Vol. 33, n. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Michele Alacevich, Pier Francesco Asso and Sebastiano Nerozzi
University of Bologna - Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche e Sociali, University of Palermo and Catholic University of Milan
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Price Controls, Franco Modigliani, Postwar Reconstruction, Postwar Economic Policy