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Macroeconomic Policy for Emerging Markets Lessons from Thailand

Macroeconomic Policy for Emerging Markets: Lessons from Thailand

1st Edition

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 ...

Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

1st Edition

By Kurtuluş Gemici
May 18, 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 ...

Undernutrition, Agriculture and Public Provisioning The Impact on Women and Children in India

Undernutrition, Agriculture and Public Provisioning: The Impact on Women and Children in India

1st Edition

Edited By Swarna Sadasivam Vepa, Brinda Viswanathan
May 12, 2020

Using quantitative techniques, this volume provides empirical evidence on the crucial role of public provisioning of food, water, sanitation and health care in reducing undernutrition among women and children in India. The linkages are cogently explored and connected to the sustainable ...

Rent Seeking and Development The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam.

Rent Seeking and Development: The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam.

1st Edition

By Christine Ngoc Ngo
April 15, 2020

Rent seeking continues to be a topic of much discussion and debate within the political economy. This new study challenges previous assumptions and sets out a new analysis of the dynamics of rent and rent seeking in development, using Vietnam as a case study. This book provides an alternative ...

Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies Towards the Sustainable Development Goals

Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals

1st Edition

By Rizwanul Islam
August 12, 2019

The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals include a specific target for full and productive employment. However, what constitutes full employment in developing countries is not yet clearly understood. And likewise, there is no clear direction for developing strategies and policies to ...

Urban Policy in Latin America Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?

Urban Policy in Latin America: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?

1st Edition

Edited By Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman
August 05, 2019

This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III...

Unlocking SME Finance in Asia Roles of Credit Rating and Credit Guarantee Schemes

Unlocking SME Finance in Asia: Roles of Credit Rating and Credit Guarantee Schemes

1st Edition

Edited By Naoyuki Yoshino, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary
July 15, 2019

There is limited access for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to bank credit. This book proposes new and sustainable models to help ease the access of SMEs to finance and boost economic growth and job creation in Asia. This book looks at the difficulties of SMEs in accessing finance and ...

Information and Communication Technologies for Development Evaluation

Information and Communication Technologies for Development Evaluation

1st Edition

Edited By Oscar A. García, Prashanth Kotturi
July 10, 2019

Written by a team of expert practitioners at the Independent Office of Evaluation of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), this book gives an insight into the implications of new and emerging technologies in development evaluation. Growing technologies such as big data analytics, ...

Economic Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa A Multidimensional Approach

Economic Transformation for Poverty Reduction in Africa: A Multidimensional Approach

1st Edition

Edited By Almas Heshmati
April 11, 2019

This book is an edited volume which contains empirical studies on determinants of poverty and its reduction in Africa. It looks at multidimensional measures of poverty, production and productivity-related factors, policies influencing poverty and random, hazardous but preventive factors influencing...

Institutions, Technology and Development in Africa

Institutions, Technology and Development in Africa

1st Edition

By Jeffrey James
December 13, 2018

An extensive literature has demonstrated that technologies in sub-Saharan Africa are largely inappropriate: that is, that they are typically capital- and import-intensive rather than labour- and local input-intensive. These technologies have created a pattern of development that is highly unequal, ...

The Service Sector and Economic Development in Africa

The Service Sector and Economic Development in Africa

1st Edition

Edited By Evelyn F. Wamboye, Peter J. Nyaronga
September 04, 2018

The service sector accounts for a huge proportion of global employment, and is the biggest driver of gross domestic product in developing nations. Yet there has been little research uncovering its scope, potential and implications on sustained and inclusive economic growth. This is especially true ...

Building Businesses in Emerging and Developing Countries Challenges and Opportunities

Building Businesses in Emerging and Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities

1st Edition

Edited By Elie Virgile Chrysostome, Rick Molz
August 14, 2018

This book focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing companies in emerging and developing countries. China and India have become the primary business destination for many global companies that are looking for market opportunities and low costs of production, whilst Morocco, Dubai, Brazil, ...

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