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Development economics & emerging economies books

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The History of Japanese Economic Development Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence by Kenichi (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan) Ohno The History of Japanese Economic Development Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence
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This is an easy-to-read book that explains how and why Japan industrialized rapidly. It traces historical development from the feudal Edo period to high income and technology in the current period. Catch-up industrialization is analyzed from a broad perspective including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

The History of Japanese Economic Development Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence by Kenichi (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan) Ohno The History of Japanese Economic Development Origins of Private Dynamism and Policy Competence
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This is an easy-to-read book that explains how and why Japan industrialized rapidly. It traces historical development from the feudal Edo period to high income and technology in the current period. Catch-up industrialization is analyzed from a broad perspective including...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

The Struggle for Development by Benjamin Selwyn The Struggle for Development

The world economy is expanding rapidly despite chronic economic crises. Yet the majority of the world's population live in poverty.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

The Economics of Natural Resources in Latin America Taxation and Regulation of the Extractive Industries by Osmel Manzano The Economics of Natural Resources in Latin America Taxation and Regulation of the Extractive Industries

Revenues from commodities are extremely important for Latin America and the Caribbean, yet there is very little literature on the structure of these industries and on the various ways in which the state obtains commodity revenues. This book aims to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Regional Economic Development Essays in Honour of Francois Perroux by Benjamin Higgins Regional Economic Development Essays in Honour of Francois Perroux

Originally published in 1988. Leading international researchers in regional economic development have contributed an integrated set of chapters reviewing the whole field and taking stock of current thinking. The book is in honour of Francois Perroux, the father of regional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Regional Economic Development and Policy Theory and Practice in the European Community by Regional Economic Development and Policy Theory and Practice in the European Community

Originally published in 1983, when Europe's economies were facing the worst recession since the 1930s, this book reviews the outcome of a quarter of a century of research and practical experience in the field of regional economic management. In the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

The Struggle for Development by Benjamin Selwyn The Struggle for Development

The world economy is expanding rapidly despite chronic economic crises. Yet the majority of the world's population live in poverty.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms by Adam (Professorial Fellow UNU-MERIT, and Professor of Development Economics, Maastricht University) Szirmai Pathways to Industrialization in the Twenty-First Century New Challenges and Emerging Paradigms
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This book deals with the importance of industrialization and the development of manufacturing in the economic development process. It focuses specifically on new challenges such as global value chains, the rise of China, climate change, and the role of state...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh Miracle and Challenges by Yasuyuki Sawada Economic and Social Development of Bangladesh Miracle and Challenges

This book discusses Bangladesh's economic and social development that may be called a miracle since the country has achieved remarkable development progress under several unfavorable situations: weak governance and political instabilities, inequality, risks entailed in rapid urbanization, and exposure to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/09/2017

Straight Talk on Trade Ideas for a Sane World Economy by Dani Rodrik Straight Talk on Trade Ideas for a Sane World Economy

An honest discussion of free trade and how nations can sensibly chart a path forward in today's global economyNot so long ago the nation-state seemed to be on its deathbed, condemned to irrelevance by the forces of globalization and technology....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Public-Private Partnership Projects in Infrastructure An Essential Guide for Policy Makers by Jeffrey Delmon Public-Private Partnership Projects in Infrastructure An Essential Guide for Policy Makers

Guides policy makers through implementation of public-private partnerships, legal frameworks, institutional arrangements, and mobilizing public and private finance.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Economic Integration in Africa The East African Community in Comparative Perspective by Richard E. (La Salle University, Philadelphia) Mshomba Economic Integration in Africa The East African Community in Comparative Perspective
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This book offers an in-depth analysis of economic integration in Africa with a focus on the East African Community (EAC).
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

Public-Private Partnership Projects in Infrastructure An Essential Guide for Policy Makers by Jeffrey Delmon Public-Private Partnership Projects in Infrastructure An Essential Guide for Policy Makers

Guides policy makers through implementation of public-private partnerships, legal frameworks, institutional arrangements, and mobilizing public and private finance.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017

The Imperative of Development The Wolfensohn Center at Brookings by Geoffrey Gertz The Imperative of Development The Wolfensohn Center at Brookings

Highlights the research and policy analysis produced by the Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings. The Imperative of Development chronicles the growth and expansion of the first center for development research in Brookings's 100-year history and traces how the seeds...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Social Capital and Local Development From Theory to Empirics by Giorgio Franceschetti Social Capital and Local Development From Theory to Empirics

This book addresses the role of social capital in promoting rural and local development. The recent financial and economic crises have exposed the European Union (EU) to an increased risk of social exclusion and poverty, which are now at the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

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Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development by Morten (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada) Jerven Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development
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What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/09/2017

Identification Revolution Achieving Sustainable Development in the Digital Age by Alan Gelb, Anna Diofasi Metz Identification Revolution Achieving Sustainable Development in the Digital Age
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Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017

Rationality, Nationalism and Post-Communist Market Transformations A Comparative Analysis of Belarus, Poland and the Baltic States by Andrew Savchenko Rationality, Nationalism and Post-Communist Market Transformations A Comparative Analysis of Belarus, Poland and the Baltic States

This title was first published in 2000: A comparative analysis of market transformation in Poland, Belarus and the Baltic states with particular emphasis on cross-national variations in speed and direction of post-Communist economic reforms. While many studies tend to concentrate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Development of Accounting and Auditing Systems in China by Xu-Dong Ji Development of Accounting and Auditing Systems in China

This title was first published in 2001: In 1979, China opened the door to the West and implemented a series of economic reforms that led the accounting system to depart from the Soviet model. This book investigates the development of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Institutional Transition of China's Township and Village Enterprises Market Liberalization, Contractual Form Innovation and Privatization by Hongyi Chen The Institutional Transition of China's Township and Village Enterprises Market Liberalization, Contractual Form Innovation and Privatization

This title was first published in 2000: This work provides a new insight into china's township and village enterprises (TVEs). It views the governance structure of TVEs as effectively combining the comparative advantage of local government officials in external management...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Social Enterprise Law Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets by Dana Brakman (Vice Dean, Brooklyn Law School) Reiser, Steven A. (Professor, Brooklyn Law School) Dean Social Enterprise Law Trust, Public Benefit and Capital Markets
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By providing a comprehensive survey of the U.S. laws and a bold vision for how legal institutions across the globe could be reformed, Social Enterprise Law offers new insights and approaches to help social enterprises raise the capital they need...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

International Migration of China Status, Policy and Social Responses to the Globalization of Migration by Lu Miao, Huiyao Wang International Migration of China Status, Policy and Social Responses to the Globalization of Migration
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This book provides a systemic and detailed monographic study of Chinese outbound migration. It not only breaks down the basic trends of this migration with respect to destinations and the like, but also analyzes its unique features, which include the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Civil Society Sustainability New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability by Brian Pratt Civil Society Sustainability New challenges in organisational legitimacy, credibility, and viability

This publication focuses on the challenges faced by civil society to remain sustainable in response to major changes in the global political, economic and social environment. Academics and practitioners from all over the world have contributed original articles, practical notes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Decentralization and Development of Sri Lanka Within a Unitary State by Sirimal Abeyratne Decentralization and Development of Sri Lanka Within a Unitary State

This comprehensive volume provides uniquely diverse insights into various aspects of decentralization and development from both developed and developing countries, with special reference to Sri Lanka.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2017

Work, Institutions and Sustainable Livelihood Issues and Challenges of Transformation by Virginius Xaxa Work, Institutions and Sustainable Livelihood Issues and Challenges of Transformation

The book explores the debates surrounding sustainable livelihood in the neoliberal era effected through transformation of the nature of work and the role of institutions, particularly in the Global South.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

State Government Expenditure in India The Impact on Basic Social Services by Dasari Sarala Lenin State Government Expenditure in India The Impact on Basic Social Services

This Palgrave Pivot analyzes the effectiveness of public policy by State governments in India on social services, in terms of the public expenditure incurred on social services such as health and education. The book addresses two key questions: to what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Poverty Reduction, the Private Sector, and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia by Scott Hipsher Poverty Reduction, the Private Sector, and Tourism in Mainland Southeast Asia

This book explores the issue of poverty reduction within mainland Southeast Asia with a specific focus on the impact of the private sector and tourism. Covering Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, and Yunnan, the book discusses how success in poverty...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Sustainable Industrialization by David Wallace Sustainable Industrialization

This report, first published in 1996, argues that radical changes in industrial organization and its relationship to society tend to arise in rapidly industrializing countries, and that new principles of sustainable production are more likely to bear fruit in developing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Aid, Trade and Development 50 Years of Globalization by Constantine Michalopoulos Aid, Trade and Development 50 Years of Globalization

This enlightening book offers a comprehensive historical analysis of the main development challenges of the last half century and the international community's response through aid and trade. Much has happened: the oil crises of the 1970s, the debt crises of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

War, Disaster and Outmigration Three Decades of Moving Beyond Poverty in Sri Lanka by Olaf Kuhlke, James A. Tyner War, Disaster and Outmigration Three Decades of Moving Beyond Poverty in Sri Lanka
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Just over thirty years ago, in 1977, the Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka first opened its largely nationalized, socialist economy to the world. Driven by privatization, foreign direct investments and the development of an export-based economy, the country has since...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

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The Indonesian Economy Trade and Industrial Policies by Lili Yan (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia) Ing The Indonesian Economy Trade and Industrial Policies
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Against the backdrop of growing anti-globalisation sentiments and increasing fragmentation of the production process across countries, this book addresses how the Indonesian economy should respond and how Indonesia should shape its trade and industrial policies in this new world trade...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Fuelling War Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts by Philippe Le Billon Fuelling War Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts

A generous endowment of natural resources should favour rapid economic and social development. The experience of countries like Angola and Iraq, however, suggests that resource wealth often proves a curse rather than a blessing. Billions of dollars from resource exploitation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Economic Growth with Social Justice Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq by Khadija (President, Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre, Lahore, Pakistan) Haq Economic Growth with Social Justice Collected Writings of Mahbub ul Haq
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The book traces the evolution of Mahbub ul Haq's thinking on development, and highlights its impact on global, regional and national policy debates, and relevance to today's headline events. The four parts of the book show Haq's contributions to the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

Constitution and Erosion of a Monetary Economy Problems of India's Development since Independence by Waltraud Schelkle Constitution and Erosion of a Monetary Economy Problems of India's Development since Independence

Ever since Shaw and McKinnon published their path-breaking works on financial development in 1973, there has been extensive research on the effects of monetary and financial policies on economic growth of developing countries. This book puts forward a new paradigm...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Cordon Sanitaire A Single Law Governing Development in East Asia and the Arab World by Ali Kadri The Cordon Sanitaire A Single Law Governing Development in East Asia and the Arab World

This work compares the development experiences of East Asia and the Arab world. It posits that in view of the collapse in socialism and its ideological retreat, their development performances are intensely over determined by their modes of integration with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2017

Bauxite Mining in Africa Transnational Corporate Governance and Development by Johannes Knierzinger Bauxite Mining in Africa Transnational Corporate Governance and Development

This book deals with the consequences of the inclusion of African states and communities in the global aluminium chain. The so-called New Scramble for Africa of the 2000s illustrated how seriously African living conditions are affected by continuous cycles of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Development Policies and Policy Processes in Africa Modeling and Evaluation by Christian Henning Development Policies and Policy Processes in Africa Modeling and Evaluation

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. The book examines the methodological challenges in analyzing the effectiveness of development policies. It presents a selection of tools and methodologies that can help tackle the complexities of which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/08/2017

Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty by Martin (Professor, Department of Economic History, Lund University) Andersson Diverse Development Paths and Structural Transformation in the Escape from Poverty
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This book discusses possibilities for, and obstacles to, economic development in lower income countries in Asia, Latin America, and Sub-Saharan Africa. It examines how lower income countries might 'catch up' and advantages and disadvantages of the lateness of poor countries...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Dollarization and De-Dollarization in Transitional Economies of Southeast Asia by Koji Kubo Dollarization and De-Dollarization in Transitional Economies of Southeast Asia

This book sheds light on the dollarization trends of four transitional economies in Southeast Asia: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Moving beyond the tendency to focus on the Latin American experience of dollarization and prolonged high inflation, the chapters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Capabilities, Innovation and Economic Growth Policymaking for Freedom and Efficiency by Michele Capriati Capabilities, Innovation and Economic Growth Policymaking for Freedom and Efficiency

The question of whether we can foster growth and innovation while promoting individual freedoms poses a challenge for everyone studying and working on innovation and development policies. Whilst innovation literature is largely dominated by a focus on efficiency, development literature...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Upgrade Your Mind by Jamelle Sanders Upgrade Your Mind

Upgrade Your Mind is a groundbreaking book from a revolutionary thinker. In this timeless classic, Jamelle explores the war that is taking place in the human mind. Jamelle gets to the root of negative thoughts and addresses how to create...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/08/2017

Development Finance Innovations for Sustainable Growth by Nicholas Biekpe Development Finance Innovations for Sustainable Growth

This book presents a broad range of empirical research papers covering key issues in development finance. Despite having gained significant momentum in Africa and other emerging economies, textbooks and research publications on development finance are still very limited. This book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/07/2017

African Socialism in Postcolonial Tanzania Between the Village and the World by Priya (Boston College, Massachusetts) Lal African Socialism in Postcolonial Tanzania Between the Village and the World
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This is the first major historical study of Tanzania's socialist experiment: the ujamaa villagization initiative of 1967-75.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

Developed Nations and the Economic Impact of Globalization by Ken Moak Developed Nations and the Economic Impact of Globalization

This book discusses the economic and geopolitical effects of globalization from historical and institutional perspectives. While it has had unintended consequences, such as displacing developed countries' dominance of production markets, the overall benefits of globalization far outweigh the costs. Moak...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

World Agricultural Resources and Food Security International Food Security by Andrew Schmitz World Agricultural Resources and Food Security International Food Security

This volume analyzes food security issues such as agricultural policy, global agricultural trade, international agricultural research and development, biotechnology, climate change, food waste, and nutrition guidelines.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/07/2017

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