Development Studies: Economics and Development

  • Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africa: Governance Below the State book cover

    Non-State Social Protection Actors and Services in Africa

    Governance Below the State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Awortwi, Gregor Walter-Drop

    For millions of Africans, the social situation is dire. Over half of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa do not have access to improved sanitation facilities, and about a quarter are undernourished. If factors such as armed conflicts in the region, the impact of climate change, or the widespread…

    Paperback – 2020-07-09 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • The Dynamics of Innovative Regions: The GREMI Approach book cover

    The Dynamics of Innovative Regions

    The GREMI Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Remigio Ratti, Alberto Bramanti, Richard Gordon

    First published in 1997, this volume originates from the fourth cycle of GREMI (Groupe de Recherche Européen sur les Milieux Innovateurs) research, focusing on territorial innovative processes and the competitive advantages of the complex socio-economic fabric of milieu innovateurs. The book is…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries book cover

    Technology and Employment Practices in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Hubert Schmitz

    Originally published in 1985, this book analyses the extent and way in which technological change determines the utilisation of labour in less developed economies. The book compares firms which are technologically very advanced with firms which use less sophisticated machinery and equipment, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Economics and Business of Technology

  • South-South Migration: Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks book cover

    South-South Migration

    Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Short, Moazzem Hossain, M. Adil Khan

    South-South migration contributes significantly to the development of the emerging economies, the migration of receiving countries and, at the same time, generates a major share of remittance income flowing into the sending countries. By capturing field experience and observations from a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa book cover

    Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Odey, Toyin Falola

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Market Liberalizations and Emigration from Latin America book cover

    Market Liberalizations and Emigration from Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Jon Jonakin

    Market Liberalizations and Emigration From Latin America provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the era of liberalization in Latin America, focusing in particular on labor markets and emigration from the region. Starting in 1980, liberalization in Latin America was expected to improve…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Anti-Corruption in International Development book cover

    Anti-Corruption in International Development

    1st Edition

    By Ingrida Kerusauskaite

    Corruption is linked to a wide range of developmental issues, including undermining democratic institutions, slowing economic development and contributing to government instability, poverty and inequality. It is estimated that corruption costs more than 5 per cent of global GDP, and that more than…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America book cover

    Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira, Susanna B. Hecht

    Soy in South America constitutes one of the most spectacular booms of agro-industrial commodity production in the world. It is the pinnacle of modernist agro-industrial practices, serving as a key nexus in food–feed–fuel production that underpins the agribusiness–conservationist discourse of "land…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Rural Housing and Economic Development book cover

    Rural Housing and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht, Scott Loveridge, Stephan Goetz, Rachel Welborn

    Housing is crucial to the quality of life and wellbeing for individuals and familes, but the availability of adequate or affordable housing also plays a vital role in community economic development. Rural areas face a substantial disadvantage compared to urban areas in regard to housing, and this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Structural Transformation and Agrarian Change in India book cover

    Structural Transformation and Agrarian Change in India

    1st Edition

    By Goran Djurfeldt, Srilata Sircar

    The landlord and his emaciated labourer are symbolic of Indian agriculture. However, this relationship has now changed as large landowners have fallen from their superior position. This volume explores how this emblematic pair is becoming a thing of the past. Structural Transformation and Agrarian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms book cover

    Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Peterson

    Public finance is crucial to a country’s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Development of African Capital Markets: A Legal and Institutional Approach book cover

    The Development of African Capital Markets

    A Legal and Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Boniface Chimpango

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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