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  • South-South Migration

    Emerging Patterns, Opportunities and Risks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Short, Moazzem Hossain, M. Adil Khan

    South-South migration contributes significantly to the development of the emerging economies, the migration of receiving countries and, at the same time, generates a major share of remittance income flowing into the sending countries. By capturing field experience and observations from a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31
    Routledge

  • Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Odey, Toyin Falola

    A fundamental question about contemporary Africa is why does Africa remain so poor, long after the departure of the European Colonial domination and in the midst of so many natural resources? Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18
    Routledge

  • Market Liberalizations and Emigration from Latin America

    1st Edition

    By Jon Jonakin

    Market Liberalizations and Emigration From Latin America provides a comprehensive analysis of the impact of the era of liberalization in Latin America, focusing in particular on labor markets and emigration from the region. Starting in 1980, liberalization in Latin America was expected to improve…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Anti-Corruption in International Development

    1st Edition

    By Ingrida Kerusauskaite

    Corruption is linked to a wide range of developmental issues, including undermining democratic institutions, slowing economic development and contributing to government instability, poverty and inequality. It is estimated that corruption costs more than 5 per cent of global GDP, and that more than…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Soy, Globalization, and Environmental Politics in South America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira, Susanna B. Hecht

    Soy in South America constitutes one of the most spectacular booms of agro-industrial commodity production in the world. It is the pinnacle of modernist agro-industrial practices, serving as a key nexus in food–feed–fuel production that underpins the agribusiness–conservationist discourse of "land…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • Rural Housing and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht, Scott Loveridge, Stephan Goetz, Rachel Welborn

    Housing is crucial to the quality of life and wellbeing for individuals and familes, but the availability of adequate or affordable housing also plays a vital role in community economic development. Rural areas face a substantial disadvantage compared to urban areas in regard to housing, and this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Structural Transformation and Agrarian Change in India

    1st Edition

    By Goran Djurfeldt, Srilata Sircar

    The landlord and his emaciated labourer are symbolic of Indian agriculture. However, this relationship has now changed as large landowners have fallen from their superior position. This volume explores how this emblematic pair is becoming a thing of the past. Structural Transformation and Agrarian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Peterson

    Public finance is crucial to a country’s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Development of African Capital Markets

    A Legal and Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Boniface Chimpango

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Primary Commodities and Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Stephan Pfaffenzeller

    Our post-industrialised global economy has achieved spectacular success and pushed back poverty to an extent previously thought impossible. This success is ultimately based on the continued supply of both renewable and non-renewable resources. Will this supply of primary commodities remain…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Creating Sustainable Bioeconomies

    The bioscience revolution in Europe and Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ivar Virgin, E. Jane Morris

    The growing global demand for food, feed and bio-based renewable material is changing the conditions for agricultural production worldwide. At the same time, revolutionary achievements in the field of biosciences are contributing to a transition whereby bio-based alternatives for energy and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development

    Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India, 1st Edition

    By Anant Kamath

    This book offers an innovative examination of how ‘low–technology’ industries operate. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, the book fuses economic and sociological perspectives on information sharing by means of informal interaction in a low-technology cluster in a developing country. In doing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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