Unequal Development in the 1990s: Growing Gaps in Human Capabilities
Working Paper #222
About the Authors
Professor of International Affairs
The New School
Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is Professor of International Affairs at the New School. She is a development economist working in the multidisciplinary framework of capabilities and human development, and currently works on relating human rights and development policy, conflict prevention, and global technology. She was previously a research fellow at the Kennedy School of Government. From 1995 to 2004, she was lead author and director of the UNDP Human Development Reports. She serves on the Board of the International Association for Feminist Economics, and of several NGOs that advocate human rights and technology for development. She was appointed by the UN Secretary General to the Committee on Development Policy.