Economics: Economic Theory & Philosophy

  • Libya: Agriculture and Economic Development book cover

    Libya

    Agriculture and Economic Development

    Edited by J.A. Allan, K.S. McLachlan, Edith T. Penrose

    Oil revenues have made Libya rich since 1961, when oil exports began. This new wealth has affected all sectors of the economy and especially the agricultural sector; there have been considerable movements of population, changes in the use of land, and, possibly most important, there has been a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • The Middle Eastern Village: Changing Economic and Social Relations book cover

    The Middle Eastern Village

    Changing Economic and Social Relations

    By Richard Lawless

    Rapid and uneven change to the fabric of rural life is widespread in modern Middle Eastern countries. Modernisation, usually in the Western model, has often brought major improvements in agricultural technology, education and public health but has also had the effect of weakening the traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Mobilizing Human Resources in the Arab World book cover

    Mobilizing Human Resources in the Arab World

    By R. Paul Shaw

    R. Paul Shaw has travelled widely in the Arab world, obtaining data and gathering impressions first-hand from national and local planners. In this book, he identifies population and manpower problems that are likely to become more serious and more difficult to solve if they are neglected at this…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • The Monetary System of Egypt: An Inquiry Into its History and Present Working book cover

    The Monetary System of Egypt

    An Inquiry Into its History and Present Working

    By Rifaat Ali Mohammed

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • North Africa: Contemporary Politics and Economic Development book cover

    North Africa

    Contemporary Politics and Economic Development

    By Allan MacKay Findlay, Richard I Lawless

    This book covers the contemporary politics and economic development of the four countries of North Africa – Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. The first part is devoted to contemporary politics and political systems in each of these countries. It traces their political development since…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Oil, Industrialization and Development in the Arab Gulf States book cover

    Oil, Industrialization and Development in the Arab Gulf States

    By Atif Kubursi

    Were oil supplies everlasting and the demand for oil strong and continuous, economic diversification in the Gulf would be pointless. However oil reserves are finite and non-renewable and the world demand for oil from the Gulf region is simply not stable. Collectively the countries of the Gulf face…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • The Palestinian Economy: Studies in Development under Prolonged Occupation book cover

    The Palestinian Economy

    Studies in Development under Prolonged Occupation

    Edited by George T. Abed

    This volume brings together the results of the symposium on ‘Economic Development under Prolonged Occupation’ held at Oxford University in January 1986. The basic aim of the symposium was to stimulate research and discussion on issues of economic development by a prolonged occupation. It brought…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Government in the Industrialization of Iraq 1950-1965 book cover

    The Role of Government in the Industrialization of Iraq 1950-1965

    By Ferhang Jalal

    Since 1950 the governments of Iraq have attempted vigorously to develop the economy and have stressed industrial development. Here Dr Ferhang Jalal discusses, analyses and appraises a number of policies adopted by the government of Iraq designed to promote the growth of the industrial sector. The…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Saudi Arabia: Rush to Development: Profile of an Energy Economy and Investment book cover

    Saudi Arabia: Rush to Development

    Profile of an Energy Economy and Investment

    By Ragaei al Mallakh

    Saudi Arabia is one of the most controversial and least known of the Arab nations. A land of massive contrasts – between its densely populated cities and its vast expanses of desert; between the recent poverty of its villages and the massive wealth created by oil, which is drawing a labour force…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Social and Economic Development in the Arab Gulf book cover

    Social and Economic Development in the Arab Gulf

    By Tim Niblock

    The crucial importance of the Gulf region today – which may be defined as comprising the states of Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, with Iran as a non-Arab onlooker – has stimulated surprisingly little interest in academic circles. Much of what has been…

    Paperback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge

  • Economics and Literature: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach book cover

    Economics and Literature

    A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Ҫınla Akdere, Christine Baron

    Since the Middle Ages, literature has portrayed the economic world in poetry, drama, stories and novels. The complexity of human realities highlights crucial aspects of the economy. The nexus linking characters to their economic environment is central in a new genre, the "economic novel", that puts…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Economic Theory of Costs: Foundations and New Directions book cover

    The Economic Theory of Costs

    Foundations and New Directions

    Edited by Matthew McCaffrey

    The theory of costs is a cornerstone of economic thinking, and figures crucially in the study of human action and society. From the first day of a principles-level course to the most advanced academic literature, costs play a vital role in virtually all behaviors and economic outcomes. How we make…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

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