Frances Stewart

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Frances Julia Stewart
Born (1940-08-04) 4 August 1940 (age 74)
Kendal, Cumbria
Nationality United Kingdom
Institution Oxford Department of International Development (ODID), Oxford University
Field Development economics
Alma mater Somerville College, Oxford
Information at IDEAS/RePEc

Frances Julia Stewart (born 4 August 1940),[1] is professor of development economics and director of the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE), University of Oxford. A pre-eminent development economist, she was named one of fifty outstanding technological leaders for 2003 by Scientific American. She was president of the Human Development and Capability Association from 2008–2010.

Early life[edit]

Frances Stewart was born in Kendal on 4 August 1940, the daughter of Clarissa Goldschmidt, a history graduate from Somerville College, Oxford and the economist Nicholas Kaldor. Her sister of the London School of Economics political scientist Mary Kaldor. The family moved to Cambridge in 1950.[1]

She studied at Cambridgeshire High School for Girls and then gained a first-class degree from Oxford University in philosopy, politics and economics (PPE).[1]

Selected bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Stewart, Frances (1977). Technology and underdevelopment. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press. ISBN 9780891587187. 
  • Stewart, Frances (1985). Basic needs in developing countries. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 9780801823831. 
  • Stewart, Frances (1985). Planning to meet basic needs. London: Macmillan. ISBN 9780333340196. 
  • Stewart, Frances (editor); Lall, Sanjaya (author) (1986). Theory and reality in development: essays in honour of Paul Streeten. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 9780312797263. 
  • Stewart, Frances; Jolly, Richard; Cornia, Giovanni A. (1987). Adjustment with a human face: protecting the vulnerable and promoting growth (a study by UNICEF). Volume 1. Oxford Oxfordshire Oxford Oxfordshire New York: Clarendon Press Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198286103. 
  • Stewart, Frances; Jolly, Richard; Cornia, Giovanni A. (1987). Adjustment with a human face: ten country case studies (a study by UNICEF). Volume 2. Oxford Oxfordshire Oxford Oxfordshire New York: Clarendon Press Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198286110. 
  • Stewart, Frances; Ranis, Gustav; Angeles-Reves, Edna (1990). Linkages in developing economies: a Philippine study. San Francisco, California: International Center for Economic Growth ICS Press distributor. ISBN 9781558150492. 
  • Stewart, Frances; Lall, Sanjaya; Wangwe, Samuel (1992). Alternative development strategies in subSaharan Africa. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 9780312067380. 
  • Stewart, Frances (1992). North-South and South-South: essays on international economics. Basingstoke: Macmillan. ISBN 9780333490884. 
  • Stewart, Frances; FitzGerald, Valpy; and Associates (2001). War and underdevelopment: the economic and social consequences of conflict. Volume 1. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199241866. 
  • Stewart, Frances; FitzGerald, Valpy; and Associates (2001). War and underdevelopment: country experiences. Volume 2. Oxford New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199241897. 
  • Stewart, Frances; Saith, Ruhi; Harriss-White, Barbara (2007). Defining poverty in the developing world. Basingstoke England New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230516724. 
  • Stewart, Frances (2008). Horizontal inequalities and conflict: understanding group violence in multiethnic societies (Foreword by Kofi Annan). Basingstoke England New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230245501. 
  • Stewart, Frances; Cornia, Giovanni A. (2014). Towards human development new approaches to macroeconomics and inequality. Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198706083. 

Chapters in books[edit]

  • Stewart, Frances (1994), "Are adjustment policies in Africa consistent with long-run development needs?", in Cornia, Giovanni A.; Helleiner, Gerald K., From adjustment to development in Africa: conflict, controversy, convergence, consensus, New York, New York: St. Martin's Press, ISBN 9780333613627. 
  • Stewart, Frances; Ranis, Gustav; Samman, Emma (2009), "Country patterns of behavior on broader dimensions of human development", in Kanbur, Ravi; Basu, Kaushik, Arguments for a better world: essays in honor of Amartya Sen | Volume II: Society, institutions and development, Oxford New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 119–138, ISBN 9780199239979. 

Journal articles[edit]

Papers[edit]

  • Stewart, Frances (2003). Horizontal inequalities: a neglected dimension of development (working paper 1). Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK: Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity, CRISE. OCLC 50161455.  Pdf version.

Further reading[edit]

  • Toye, John (2011), "Social wellbeing and conflict: themes from the work of Frances Stewart", in FitzGerald, Valpy; Heyer, Judith; Thorp, Rosemary, Overcoming the persistence of inequality and poverty, Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York: Palgrave, ISBN 9780230249707  (link to pdf)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Toye, John (2011), "Social wellbeing and conflict: themes from the work of Frances Stewart", in FitzGerald, Valpy; Heyer, Judith; Thorp, Rosemary, Overcoming the persistence of inequality and poverty, Houndsmill, Basingstoke, Hampshire New York: Palgrave, ISBN 9780230249707 

External links[edit]

Educational offices
Preceded by
Martha Nussbaum
President of the Human Development and Capability Association
September 2008 – September 2010
Succeeded by
Kaushik Basu