The Egyptian Economy Structural Transformation and Growth in the Middle East
Law and Development Theory and Practice
Economic Liberalisation in Latin America
A Quantitative Analysis of Regional Well-Being Identity and Gender in India, South Africa, the USA and the UK
By Amirah El-Haddad
August 15, 2021
This book examines over half a century of economic policy in Egypt through an assessment of the extent to which it has achieved the structural transformation which comes with growth. In particular, the book asks whether economic development in Egypt has been marked by successful industrialization ...
By Francis K. Mbroh
July 06, 2021
Within the theoretical framework of the trade-growth and structural transformation-growth nexuses, the book examines the evolution of African (goods and service) trade in terms of value and share of global commerce relative to other regions during 1948-2017. It also identifies and discusses ...
By Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill
February 12, 2021
For most Western audiences, Cuba is a touristic paradise stuck in time and virtually detached from world technology networks by the US embargo – anything but a hub of industrial innovation and high value-added biotechnology. However, a closer look reveals more subtle but equally powerful stories ...
By Yong-Shik Lee
December 18, 2020
The book examines the theory and practice of law and development. It reviews the evolution of law and development studies and presents a general theory of law and development. The general theory sets the conceptual parameters of "law" and "development" and explains the mechanisms by which law ...
By Bhanupong Nidhiprabha
December 18, 2020
Macroeconomic policies matter for sustainable long-term growth. With global fluctuations, deviation from a stable growth path can be minimized by countercyclical macro policies, if properly implemented. This book examines Thailand’s 55 years of experience in macroeconomic management and provides ...
Edited By Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa
December 04, 2020
This book is the product of research undertaken at the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the lessons that the continent of Africa can draw from the role of the state in Asia’s rapid economic development in the last 50 years. The book applies a cross-national comparative framework to analyse Africa...
By Gerardo Angeles-Castro
November 27, 2020
This book explores the process of economic liberalisation in Latin America and revises the transition from the import substitution industrialisation model to market-oriented reforms. It explains the theoretical foundations of the neoliberal paradigm and the implications of the policies that were ...
Edited By Maty Konte, Linguère Mously Mbaye
November 27, 2020
This book provides a strong multidisciplinary examination of the links between migration, remittances and sustainable development in Africa. It makes evidence-based policy recommendations on migration to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The key themes examined are migration and ...
By Vani Kant Borooah
October 15, 2020
Using data from the World Values Survey, this book sheds light on the link between happiness and the social group to which one belongs. The work is based on a rigorous statistical analysis of differences in the probability of happiness and life satisfaction between the predominant social group and ...
Edited By Phoumin Han, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Fukunari Kimura
July 13, 2020
The rapid and sustained economic growth of the past two decades has led to marked increases in energy demand in the region and developing Asia will continue to lead the energy demand growth. The increase in energy demand threatens energy security and efforts to curb carbon dioxide emissions, ...
Edited By David Lawson, Adam Dubin, Lea Mwambene
July 10, 2020
Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic law. It is also an essential component of development policies which seek to adequately respond to the multidimensional deprivations faced by the poor in order to improve socio-economic ...
By Kurtuluş Gemici
May 20, 2020
Why did many emerging countries pursue risky financial opening policies in a reckless manner, even after the painful example of the Latin American debt crisis? Unlike trade liberalization, which has mostly been beneficial in emerging countries, the removal of capital controls has led to boom-bust ...