Situated between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn the countries that make up the Tropics are largely developing in nature.
The Routledge Advances in Business and Industry in the Tropics series provides a detailed appraisal of the Tropics. With a focus on economic development, business, governance, tourism, and international trade, this series captures the complexities and heterogeneous nature of one of the fastest growing regions in the world. The series uncovers the economies, political institutions, and socio-economic conditions of the region and the growing pains that many countries face.
Each of the books in the series, investigate the ongoing structural changes associated with economic development that takes into account evolving industry compositions and the emergence of new competitive advantages and explore transformative growth and fundamental reorientation of economic resources as part of the solution through a post-keynesian lens.
The series provides critical, theoretical and practical policy-based content for academics, business leaders, and institutional bodies alike.
By Sook Rei Tan, Haejin Jang, Jacob Wood
February 06, 2024
The living standards and scale of development around the world are vastly unequal. One notable observation is that much of the poverty-stricken area is located between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. By contrast, affluent nations are situated in more temperate zones. Such a phenomenon gives ...
By Jacob Wood, Taha Chaiechi, K Thirumaran
September 25, 2023
The tropics is an area of enormous opportunity and potential. The countries situated between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are largely developing in nature. There is huge interest in the types of business investments made in Southeast Asia, Central Africa, and the Amazonian tropical belts. ...