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Structural Transformation and Economic Development Cross regional analysis of industrialization and urbanization

Structural Transformation and Economic Development: Cross regional analysis of industrialization and urbanization

1st Edition

By Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Kaushalesh Lal
October 12, 2016

This book examines long-term structural changes and the broad impact on economic development in regional comparative perspectives. The book analyzes data across Africa, Asia and Latin America. It looks at key variables of productivity growth, industrialization, poverty, urbanization, and employment...

International Taxation and the Extractive Industries

International Taxation and the Extractive Industries

1st Edition

Edited By Philip Daniel, Michael Keen, Artur Świstak, Victor Thuronyi
September 30, 2016

The taxation of extractive industries exploiting oil, gas, or minerals is usually treated as a sovereign, national policy and administration issue. This book offers a uniquely comprehensive overview of the theory and practice involved in designing policies on the international aspects of fiscal ...

Primary Commodities and Economic Development

Primary Commodities and Economic Development

1st Edition

By Stephan Pfaffenzeller
August 29, 2016

Our post-industrialised global economy has achieved spectacular success and pushed back poverty to an extent previously thought impossible. This success is ultimately based on the continued supply of both renewable and non-renewable resources. Will this supply of primary commodities remain ...

Development Policy in the Twenty-First Century Beyond the Post-Washington Consensus

Development Policy in the Twenty-First Century: Beyond the Post-Washington Consensus

1st Edition

Edited By Ben Fine, Costas Lapavitsas, Jonathan Pincus
May 16, 2003

This excellent book, newly available in paperback, addresses the growing dissatisfaction with the neo-liberal post-Washington consensus. The concern of the contributors in writing this collection was that this consensus has established itself as a new orthodoxy, more powerful and widespread than ...

Trade, Investment and Economic Development in Asia Empirical and policy issues

Trade, Investment and Economic Development in Asia: Empirical and policy issues

1st Edition

Edited By Debashis Chakraborty, Jaydeep Mukherjee
June 02, 2016

In an era of globalization, trade in goods and cross-border services and capital flows play a key role in determining the economic growth path of countries. Over the last two decades, countries have embarked on several alternate tracks to liberalize and deepen their linkage with the world economy. ...

Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

1st Edition

Edited By Kees Biekart, Wendy Harcourt, Peter Knorringa
May 26, 2016

This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation as the multiple economic, political and social processes where peoples, organizations, ...

The Financialisation of Power How financiers rule Africa

The Financialisation of Power: How financiers rule Africa

1st Edition

By Sarah Bracking
May 17, 2016

The financial crash of 2008 led people all over the world to ask how far financiers are in control of our lives. To what extent does what they do with our money affect our everyday lives? This book asks whether the crisis, and subsequent use of public subsidies to help the international economy ...

China's War against the Many Faces of Poverty Towards a new long march

China's War against the Many Faces of Poverty: Towards a new long march

1st Edition

By Jing Yang, Pundarik Mukhopadhaya
April 05, 2016

China’s War against the Many Faces of Poverty measures multidimensional poverty in China and deprivation related to income, education, health issues, living standards and social security. The book adopts a well-developed methodology using three different empirical datasets to analyse aspects of ...

Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan

Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development: Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan

1st Edition

By Holly A. Ritchie
March 09, 2016

George Bernard Shaw once said that reasonable people adapt themselves to the world but unreasonable people adapt the world to themselves. In a sense, this book explores how these so-called ‘unreasonable people’ may interact to re-fashion the world around them in fragile economic development. ...

The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development From neoliberalism to resource nationalism

The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development: From neoliberalism to resource nationalism

1st Edition

Edited By Paul A. Haslam, Pablo Heidrich
February 26, 2016

The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity boom of the mid-2000s reshaped the model of development throughout Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. Governments increased taxes and royalties on the resource...

Essays on Balance of Payments Constrained Growth Theory and Evidence

Essays on Balance of Payments Constrained Growth: Theory and Evidence

1st Edition

Edited By John McCombie, Tony Thirlwall
December 17, 2015

There are many theories concerning the relationship between the pace of development and economic growth in different countries. This impressive collection explores the relationship between a country's balance of payments and their rate of economic growth. The evidence and ramifications within the ...

Peripheral Visions of Economic Development New frontiers in development economics and the history of economic thought

Peripheral Visions of Economic Development: New frontiers in development economics and the history of economic thought

1st Edition

Edited By Mario Garcia-Molina, Hans-Michael Trautwein
October 22, 2015

This book explores peripheral visions on economic development, both in the sense that it deals with specific issues of economic development and underdevelopment in countries at the periphery of the world economy, and in terms of its exploration of the economic thinking developed in those regions, ...

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