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Craig Hammer

Hammer, Craig

Hammer, Craig

Program Manager and Senior Operations Officer, The World Bank; Associate Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science

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Program Manager and Senior Operations Officer, The World Bank; Associate Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science

Craig Hammer is Program Manager and Senior Operations Officer at the World Bank. He specializes in governance reforms, and in particular on open government and open information initiatives. His work at the World Bank has included strengthening laws, policies, and regulations focused on access to information, open government data, and data-driven decision-making for improved public service delivery to traditionally marginalized and underserved communities in more than 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America, South Asia, and Central Europe. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations; an Executive Council Member of the Society for the Policy Sciences; an Associate Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science; and a member of the Council of Editors for the Journal of Law and Politics. He has published books, chapters, and refereed journal articles on topics including governance, law, and development.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

Social Democratic Constitutionalism, New Economic Theory, and the Dangers of Neoliberalism’s Attacks on Rational Government Regulation   ( Economic Theory ), ( Law & Human Rights ), ( New Economics ), ( Money & Finance ), ( Social Welfare ), ( Global Governance & Law )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract This paper examines the foundations of economic neoliberalism and underlines the implications of the foundations of this economic theory in its reliance on economic value as ownership, property, and commodity which misdirects economic inquiry from the real value of human capital as the proper foundation of a viable economic system. It focuses on the role of a selective emphasis on rules of international law for the protection of private property. These...
Toward a New Theory of Sustainable Development: Drawing on Insights from Developments in Modern Legal Theory*   ( Law & Human Rights ), ( New Paradigm ), ( Sustainable Development ), ( Global Governance & Law )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract In the light of the countless hours invested in the development of the Sustainable Development Goals—the set of targets and indicators relating to future international human and sustainable development, which replaced the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the end of 2015 —by hundreds of the world’s top minds, in addition to more than twenty-five years of analysis associated with the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the MDGs,...