Development Redefined: How the Market Met Its Match,with John Cavanagh (Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm Publishers, 2009.
Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World Is Possible, authored by a 19-person drafting committee led by John Cavanagh & Jerry Mander. Berrett-Koehler, first edition, 2002; updated & expanded 2nd edition by 21-person drafting committee, 2004.
Global Backlash: Citizen Initiatives for a Just World Economy, New Millennium Books in International Studies. Rowman and Littlefield, 2002.
Plundering Paradise: The Struggle for the Environment in the Philippines, with John Cavanagh. University of California Press, 1993. Anvil Publishing, 1993. First paperback printing by University of California Press, 1994.
The Philippine Challenge: Sustainable and Equitable Development in the 1990s, with John Cavanagh, Philippine Center for Policy Studies, School of Economics, University of the Philippines, 1991.
Unequal Alliance: The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Philippines, Studies in International Political Economy series. Stephen Krasner, series editor. University of California Press, 1988. Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1988. First paperback printing by University of California Press, 1990.
Dr. Daniel Esser:
"Interventionism and the Fear of Urban Agency in Afghanistan and Iraq," in: M. Kamrava (ed.), Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East, London: Hurst, forthcoming (2016).
"Countering the Risks of Vocationalisation in Master’s Programmes in International Development" (with T. Denskus), Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences 8(2), pp. 72-85, 2015.
"TED Talks on International Development: Trans-Hegemonic Promise and Ritualistic Constraints" (with T. Denskus), Communication Theory 25(2), pp. 166-187, 2015.
"Security Scales: Spectacular and Endemic Violence in Post-Invasion Kabul, Afghanistan," Environment & Urbanization 26(2), pp. 373-388, 2014.
"Elusive Accountabilities in the HIV Scale-up: ‘Ownership’ as a Functional Tautology," Global Public Health 9(1-2), pp. 43-56, 2014.