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  • Globalization and Development: Rethinking Interventions and Governance book cover

    Globalization and Development

    Rethinking Interventions and Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arne Bigsten

    The key challenge for achieving sustained development in developing countries relates to quality of domestic governance, which in turn is strongly affected by external interventions. Domestic governance includes politics, policy formulation, institution building and policy implementation. It is…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Political Economy of Disaster: Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti book cover

    The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Mats Lundahl

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Disasters and the Networked Economy book cover

    Disasters and the Networked Economy

    1st Edition

    By J.M. Albala-Bertrand

    Mainstream quantitative analysis and simulations are fraught with difficulties and are intrinsically unable to deal appropriately with long-term macroeconomic effects of disasters. In this new book, J.M. Albala-Bertrand develops the themes introduced in his past book, The Political Economy of Large…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Digital Interactions in Developing Countries: An Economic Perspective book cover

    Digital Interactions in Developing Countries

    An Economic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey James

    Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Economics and HIV: The Sickness of Economics book cover

    Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Johnston

    Economics has largely failed to provide useful insights on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The inability of a dominant branch of social science to assist in understanding an illness with significant social, economic and emotional effects is a serious failing in its own right. Moreover, the inadequacy in its…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

  • China's Ethnic Minorities: Social and Economic Indicators book cover

    China's Ethnic Minorities

    Social and Economic Indicators, 1st Edition

    By Rongxing Guo

    The majority of China’s population is the Han. Till now, China has officially identified, except for other unknown ethnic groups and foreigners with Chinese citizenship, 55 ethnic minorities. Ethnic minorities vary widely in size in China. With a population of more than 15 million, the Zhuang…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Energy, Environment and Economic Transformation in China book cover

    Energy, Environment and Economic Transformation in China

    1st Edition

    By Shiyi Chen

    China has achieved rapid economic growth since the market-oriented reform in 1978 and became the second largest economy in the world in 2010. However, the growth model in China is still extensive in nature and may be characterized with high energy consumption and heavy…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Industralization of China and India: Their Impacts on the World Economy book cover

    Industralization of China and India

    Their Impacts on the World Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nobuharu Yokokawa, Jayati Ghosh, Bob Rowthorn

    This book provides new perspectives on recent Asian dynamism which go beyond the mainstream views, by attempting to situate the recent economic expansion within a broader analysis of capitalist accumulation and the various processes that it generates both within and across economies. The…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Learning to Industrialize: From Given Growth to Policy-aided Value Creation book cover

    Learning to Industrialize

    From Given Growth to Policy-aided Value Creation, 1st Edition

    By Kenichi Ohno

    This book proposes a new, pragmatic way of approaching economic development which features policy learning based on a comparison of international best policy practices. While the important role of government in promoting private sector development is being recognized, policy discussion often…

    Paperback – 2014-09-15
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Law and Development: The Chinese experience book cover

    Rethinking Law and Development

    The Chinese experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Guanghua Yu

    This book is the result of the collective effort of some of the foremost experts and scholars of Chinese law, Asian law, and Chinese economics and carefully examines the relationship between law and China’s economic development. Serious inquiries and candid opinions of the contributors have made…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge

  • Improving International Investment Agreements book cover

    Improving International Investment Agreements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Armand De Mestral, Céline Lévesque

    This book presents the reflections of a group of researchers interested in assessing whether the law governing the promotion and protection of foreign investment reflects sound public policy. Whether it is the lack of "checks and balances" on investor rights or more broadly the lack of balance…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • Microcredit and Women's Empowerment: A Case Study of Bangladesh book cover

    Microcredit and Women's Empowerment

    A Case Study of Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Aminul Faraizi, Taskinur Rahman, Jim McAllister

    Using a case study of Bangladesh, and based on a long term participatory observation method, this book investigates claims of the success of microcredit, as well as the critiques of it, in the context of women’s empowerment. It confronts the distinction between women’s increasing wealth as a…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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