Economics: Development Economics

  • State-Business Relations and Economic Development in Africa and India book cover

    State-Business Relations and Economic Development in Africa and India

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kunal Sen

    When the state and business interact effectively they can promote a more efficient allocation of scarce resources, appropriate industrial policy and a more effective and prioritised removal of key obstacles to growth, than when the two sides fail to co-operate or engage in harmful collusion. This…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Governance and Knowledge: The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas book cover

    Governance and Knowledge

    The Politics of Foreign Investment, Technology and Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helge Hveem, Carl Henrik Knutsen

    This book examines the politics of technology, and provides a detailed analysis of developments and debates within the European Union, international trade and governance. An important empirical contribution to the literature on the relations between politics and technology, this volume contains…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?: Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development book cover

    Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Evolutionary Economic Geography: Theoretical and Empirical Progress book cover

    Evolutionary Economic Geography

    Theoretical and Empirical Progress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dieter Kogler

    Economic geographers increasingly consider the significance of history in shaping the contemporary socio-economic landscape and believe that experiences and competencies, acquired over time by individuals and entities in particular localities, to a large degree determine present configurations as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Regions and Cities

  • Combating Inequality: The Global North and South book cover

    Combating Inequality

    The Global North and South, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Gallas, Hansjörg Herr, Frank Hoffer, Christoph Scherrer

    Economic inequality has recently gained considerable academic attention. However, two important aspects of inequality have not been discussed systematically: its multidimensional nature and the question of what can be done to reverse it. This book offers insights from scholars representing the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Agronomy for Development: The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research book cover

    Agronomy for Development

    The Politics of Knowledge in Agricultural Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by James Sumberg

    Over the last decade there has been renewed interest in food security and the state of the global food system. Population growth, climate change and food price spikes have combined to focus new attention on the technologies and institutions that underpin the production and consumption of food that…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Caring for the Poor: Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World book cover

    Caring for the Poor

    Islamic and Christian Benevolence in a Liberal World, 1st Edition

    By Cihan Tugal

    Based on several years of fieldwork in Egypt and Turkey, Caring for the Poor tells the stories of charity providers and volunteers. The book also places their stories within the overall development of Islamic ethics. Muslim charity, Tuğal argues, has interacted with Christian and secular…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08

  • Innovative Community Change Practices book cover

    Innovative Community Change Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Sam Cordes

    The national recession forced many communities to examine new and innovative ways to promote local economic development, resulting in long-term community changes. New techniques and approaches were used to identify available opportunities and programs which could take advantage of development…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Innovative Community Responses to Disaster book cover

    Innovative Community Responses to Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brent D. Hales, Norman Walzer, James R. Calvin

    Increasingly, community leaders around the world face major natural and economic disasters that require them to find ways to rebuild both physical infrastructure and the local economy. Doing this effectively requires an understanding of how various parts of the community are interconnected, as well…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Water Infrastructure book cover

    Water Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Emerging Powers and the UN: What Kind of Development Partnership? book cover

    Emerging Powers and the UN

    What Kind of Development Partnership?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas G Weiss, Adriana Erthal Abdenur

    The post-2015 sustainable development goals and the changing environment for development cooperation requires a renewed and transformed UN system. In line with their increasing significance as economic powers, a growing number of emerging countries will play an expanded role in the UN system, which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07

  • China’s New Role in the World Economy book cover

    China’s New Role in the World Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yiping Huang, Miaojie Yu

    The remarkable rise of China over the past three decades has been unprecedented in both its scale and speed. Analysts around the world have attempted to understand the causes of this unique event and to predict how long it will last. China's rise has also raised two important questions. The first…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    PAFTAD (Pacific Trade and Development Conference Series)

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