Economics: Microeconomics

  • A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia: Akhuwat's Experiment book cover

    A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia

    Akhuwat's Experiment

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan, Natasha Ansari

    Microcredit took the development world by storm as a tool for poverty alleviation in the 1980s. After being hailed as a panacea, a few decades on it started being forcefully criticised based on its practice. This book explores Akhuwat (literally brotherhood), a rapidly growing Pakistani NGO formed…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • Cash Transfers for Poverty Reduction: An International Operational Guide book cover

    Cash Transfers for Poverty Reduction

    An International Operational Guide

    By David Lawson, Francisco Vinicio Ayala

    Over the last 20 years, more than 100 countries have decided to implement social safety nets, targeted at the poorest and most vulnerable. Impact evaluations have shown the effectiveness of these programmes, and policy makers have been exploring different methods of delivery, including cash…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Textbooks in Development Economics

  • Innovation in SMEs and Micro Firms: Culture, Entrepreneurial Dynamics and Regional Development book cover

    Innovation in SMEs and Micro Firms

    Culture, Entrepreneurial Dynamics and Regional Development

    Edited by Manuel Fernández-Esquinas, Madelon van Oostrom, Hugo Pinto

    What is the role of culture in the innovation dynamic of small firms within the context of their territorial environments? How do shared values, beliefs and practices underpin the knowledge production process that leads to innovation? In what way do symbolic aspects of social life shape European…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge

  • Broadway and Economics: Economic Lessons from Show Tunes book cover

    Broadway and Economics

    Economic Lessons from Show Tunes

    By Matthew C. Rousu

    Economics has often been described as "the dismal science", with TV and movies reinforcing this description. However, economics is a powerful tool that can be used to understand how the world works, helping to answer confusing puzzles and solve the world’s problems. Surprisingly, Broadway musicals…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Law and Economics

    By Thomas J. Miceli

    Law and economics is the field of study devoted to understanding laws and legal institutions using the tools of economic theory. This growing subject has become a mainstream area of study in both law schools and economics departments and this book explores the ‘law and economics’ approach to some…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Dystopia and Economics: A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies book cover

    Dystopia and Economics

    A Guide to Surviving Everything from the Apocalypse to Zombies

    Edited by Charity-Joy Revere Acchiardo, Michelle Albert Vachris

    Government collapsing? Zombies hunting you down? Everyone you know killed by a global epidemic? Not to worry! Economics holds the keys to survival. Often known as "the dismal science", it is particularly equipped to reveal order in what seems like chaos. Economists observe human behaviour: what…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Economics and Popular Culture Series

  • Social Protection Goals in East Asia: Strategies and Methods to Generate Fiscal Space book cover

    Social Protection Goals in East Asia

    Strategies and Methods to Generate Fiscal Space

    Edited by Mukul G. Asher, Fauziah Zen, Astrid Dita

    The book examines the conceptual, economic, and fiscal impact(s) of the Social Protection Floor (SPF) initiative of the International Labor Organisation (ILO) and other policy influencers by first critically examining the methodologies used by the international agencies to estimate the fiscal costs…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

  • Health Rights of Older People: Comparative Perspectives in Southeast Asia book cover

    Health Rights of Older People

    Comparative Perspectives in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Long Thanh Giang, Theresa W. Devasahayam

    The book examines the health rights of older persons who are more likely potentially to face various disadvantages in terms of healthcare access and affordability, thereby impacting on health outcomes. The point of departure in the analyses is that the health security of older persons is guaranteed…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

  • Financial Economy: Evolutions at the Edge of Crises book cover

    Financial Economy

    Evolutions at the Edge of Crises

    By Smita Roy Trivedi, Sutanu Bhattacharya

    Hardback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge India

  • Inequality, Boom, and Bust: From Billionaire Capitalism to Equality and Full Employment book cover

    Inequality, Boom, and Bust

    From Billionaire Capitalism to Equality and Full Employment

    By Howard J. Sherman, Paul D. Sherman

    There is enormous inequality between the income and wealth of the richest one percent and all other Americans. While the top one percent own 42% of all wealth in America, the lower half on the income ladder has only 2% of all of the wealth. This book develops a viewpoint contrary to the prevailing…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Human Services and Long-term Care: A Market Model book cover

    Human Services and Long-term Care

    A Market Model

    By Yoshihiko Kadoya

    Providing human service through markets is inherently problematic. Quality care is critical and unsatisfactory human service greatly influences people’s quality of life. Yet, profit for human service providers is essential for sustainable service provision. This book focuses on striking a balance…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Markets and the State: Microeconomic Policy in Australia book cover

    Markets and the State

    Microeconomic Policy in Australia

    By Malcolm Abbott

    This book illustrates essential microeconomic concepts and theories through the examination of related policy formulation in Australia since the 1980s. It provides a fresh approach to the subject of microeconomics from the perspective of both market and government failures. By looking at how…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge

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