Paperbacks Direct: Economics and Development

  • The Commonwealth and the European Union in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities in International Relations book cover

    The Commonwealth and the European Union in the 21st Century

    Challenges and Opportunities in International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Torrent, Virginie Roiron Roiron

    Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union? Is the Commonwealth of Nations still relevant for its very diverse member states, ranging from small island states to Australia and India? In contemporary British politics, both organisations have come under fierce criticism,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Developmental Macroeconomics: New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy book cover

    Developmental Macroeconomics

    New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, José Luís Oreiro, Nelson Marconi

    Developmental Macroeconomics: Access to Demand, the Exchange Rate and Growth offers a new approach to development economics and macroeconomics. It is a Keynesian-structuralist approach to economics applied to middle income countries that emphasizes the strategic role of demand in creating…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy: Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands book cover

    Ethnicity, Gender and the Border Economy

    Living in the Turkey-Georgia Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By Latife Akyüz

    For whom and why are borders drawn? What are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? And what are the symbolic projections of these physical realities? Constituted by experience and memory, borders shape a "border image" in the minds and social memory of people beyond the lines of the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Border Regions Series

  • The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers book cover

    The Social and Political Potential of Cash Transfers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maxine Molyneux

    Cash Transfers, for all their notable successes, have been criticised for their limited ability to move poor households to provide sustainable routes out of poverty. This book draws on original qualitative research by leading scholars and development policy experts from a range of disciplines to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • The Informal Economy in Developing Countries book cover

    The Informal Economy in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Pierre Cling, Stéphane Lagrée, Mireille Razafindrakoto, François Roubaud

    Informality is ubiquitous in most developing countries. Understanding the informal economy is therefore of utmost importance from a political, economic and social point of view. Paradoxically, despite its economic importance, knowledge is extremely limited regarding the informal economy. It remains…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Integrated Water Resources Management: From concept to implementation book cover

    Integrated Water Resources Management

    From concept to implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada

    The book includes seventeen excellent researched and documented papers that reflect the diversity of thought, ideas and experiences related to IWRM. They draw from an extensive, inclusive and geographically representative range of theoretical propositions and practical examples. These include…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones: Concentrating Economic Development book cover

    The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones

    Concentrating Economic Development, 1st Edition

    By Lotta Moberg

    Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have become a popular development policy throughout the world over the last half a century. These zones form designated areas where governments offer businesses lower taxes, tariffs, and often lighter regulations. Generally, SEZs aim to attract investments and raise a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Growth and Institutions in African Development book cover

    Growth and Institutions in African Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Augustin K. Fosu

    Recent years have seen a sustained research effort exploring the African development experience. The extant literature has offered a large set of explanations as to why the African development record has lagged behind that of other regions of the developing world. This new volume brings…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Fiscal Policy and the Natural Resources Curse: How to Escape from the Poverty Trap book cover

    Fiscal Policy and the Natural Resources Curse

    How to Escape from the Poverty Trap, 1st Edition

    By Paul Mosley

    It is widely accepted that natural resource wealth, especially in the form of oil and minerals, can be a key factor in inhibiting economic development. Many of the countries that are richest in natural resources – including oil, metals and diamonds – are amongst the world’s poorest. Why? Fiscal…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Microfinance, Debt and Over-Indebtedness: Juggling with Money book cover

    Microfinance, Debt and Over-Indebtedness

    Juggling with Money, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Guérin, Solène Morvant-Roux, Magdalena Villarreal

    Although microcredit programmes have long been considered efficient development tools, many forms of debt-induced distress have emerged in their wake. This has brought to light the problem of over-indebtedness, a topic which has been previously underexplored in the literature. This new book, from a…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers: Making the Right Connections book cover

    Globalisation, Economic Inclusion and African Workers

    Making the Right Connections, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Meagher, Laura Mann, Maxim Bolt

    This book addresses the question of whether greater inclusion in the global economy offers a solution to rising unemployment and poverty in contemporary Africa. The authors trace the connection between global demographic change and new mechanisms of economic inclusion via global value chains,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Human Rights-Based Change: The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights book cover

    Human Rights-Based Change

    The Institutionalisation of Economic and Social Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maija Mustaniemi-Laakso, Hans-Otto Sano

    This book provides different analytical perspectives into how human rights-based approaches to development (HRBADs) contribute to change. Based on the understanding that HRBADs are increasingly integrated into development and governance discourse and processes in many societies and organisations,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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