View All Book Series

BOOK SERIES


Routledge Studies in Development Economics


177 Series Titles

Per Page
Sort

Display
Microfinance Perils and Prospects

Microfinance: Perils and Prospects

1st Edition

Edited By Jude L. Fernando
September 18, 2012

Microfinance is defined as the financial services offered to the poor for the purpose of promoting small-scale enterprises, and as such it is one of the most important topics in development studies and a burgeoning area in economics. This volume provides a much-needed historical, political and ...

Development Dilemmas

Development Dilemmas

1st Edition

By Melvin Ayogu, Don Ross
September 10, 2012

It is widely believed that economic development in much of the world is not happening quickly enough. Indeed, the standard of living in some parts of the world has actually been declining. Many experts now doubt that the solution can be purely technical and economic; it must also be political and ...

The Asymmetries of Globalization

The Asymmetries of Globalization

1st Edition

Edited By Pan Yotopoulos, Donato Romano
September 10, 2012

The discourse on globalization has become polarized. Proponents consider globalization as the silver bullet for targeting growth in the world economy and for poor countries specifically, while opponents see it as the poisoned arrow of exploitation and impoverishment of the Third World. Splendidly ...

The Economics of Palestine Economic Policy and Institutional Reform for a Viable Palestine State

The Economics of Palestine: Economic Policy and Institutional Reform for a Viable Palestine State

1st Edition

Edited By David Cobham, Nu'man Kanafani
September 10, 2012

This book aims to set the intense political debates on one side in order to do some serious economic analysis. It assumes that a sovereign independent Palestinian state comes into existence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and proceeds to examine the economic policies and institutional reforms ...

Who Gains from Free Trade Export-Led Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America

Who Gains from Free Trade: Export-Led Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America

1st Edition

Edited By Rob Vos
July 23, 2012

The issue of the pros and cons of free trade from the point of view of developing countries refuses to dissipate, and in Latin America, the debate rages most fiercely. Argentina is still licking its wounds after a catastrophic past five years, and Brazil and others have hardened their line – even ...

Managing Development Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Social Policy

Managing Development: Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Social Policy

1st Edition

Edited By Junji Nakagawa
July 11, 2012

Globalization in the 1990s provided both opportunities and challenges for developing and transition economies. Though for some, it offered the chance to achieve economic growth through active involvement in the integrated and liberalized world economy, it also increased their vulnerability to ...

The Comparative Political Economy of Development Africa and South Asia

The Comparative Political Economy of Development: Africa and South Asia

1st Edition

Edited By Barbara Harriss-White, Judith Heyer
April 30, 2012

This book illustrates the enduring relevance and vitality of the comparative political economy of development approach promoted among others by a group of social scientists in Oxford in the 1980s and 1990s. Contributors demonstrate the viability of this approach as researchers and academics become ...

Credit Cooperatives in India Past, Present and Future

Credit Cooperatives in India: Past, Present and Future

1st Edition

By Biswa Swarup Misra
April 10, 2012

Credit cooperatives in India make up one of the largest rural financial systems in the world. Playing a vital role in dispensing credit in largely agricultural areas, they are also the weakest link in the formal credit delivery system. This book provides a valuable case study of the traditional ...

Sustainable Development and Free Trade Institutional Approaches

Sustainable Development and Free Trade: Institutional Approaches

1st Edition

By Shawkat Alam
March 21, 2012

Examining institutions rather than themes, this critical book provides a comprehensive survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. Focusing in particular on the interests and concerns of ...

Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction Policies

Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction Policies

1st Edition

Edited By Frank Ellis, H. Ade Freeman
November 25, 2011

This important new collection of contributions brings together current thinking on poverty reduction and rural livelihoods in developing countries. As well as leading economists in the field such as Frank Ellis and Chris Barrett, there are a number of contributors from developing countries ...

Economic Development, Education and Transnational Corporations

Economic Development, Education and Transnational Corporations

1st Edition

By Mark Hanson
March 17, 2011

This book focuses on the questions of: why do some economically disadvantaged nations develop significantly faster than others, and what roles do their educational systems play? In the early 1960s Mexico and South Korea were both equally underdeveloped agrarian societies. Since that time, the ...

Social Protection for Africa's Children

Social Protection for Africa's Children

1st Edition

Edited By Sudhanshu Handa, Stephen Devereux, Douglas Webb
November 09, 2010

Social protection is an increasingly important part of the social policy dialogue in Africa, and yet because of its relatively new place in a rapidly evolving agenda, evidence on critical design choices such as targeting, and on impacts of social protection interventions, is mostly limited to case ...

133-144 of 177
AJAX loader