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  • The Economic Development of South Korea

    From Poverty to a Modern Industrial State, 1st Edition

    By Seung-hun Chun

    How did a country with a dearth of natural resources, a sprawling population congested in a limited arable land transform itself to a modern industrial state within a generation? How could these have been achieved given the lingering geopolitical threats to its very survival as a state, as…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Regulation in Transforming Economies: The Case of Poland

    1st Edition

    By Piotr Jasinski, Helen Lawton-Smith

    First published in 1999 , the book is based on papers given at the final workshop of a research project into the evolution of environmental regulation in Poland undertaken as part of the UKs ERSC Global Environmental Change Programme. Other invited papers focused on the development of regulatory…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
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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

  • Property Rights in Land

    Issues in social, economic and global history, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosa Congost, Jorge Gelman, Rui Santos

    Property Rights in Land widens our understanding of property rights by looking through the lenses of social history and sociology, discussing mainstream theory of new institutional economics and the derived grand narrative of economic development.  As neo-institutional development theory has become…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Secondary Cities and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lochner Marais, Etienne Nel, Ronnie Donaldson

    The role secondary cities play in the global space economy and national urban hierarchies is increasingly receiving attention from scholars and international agencies, most notably the Cities Alliance. Secondary Cities and Development considers the role of secondary cities through the lens of South…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Natural Resources in Latin America

    Taxation and Regulation of the Extractive Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Osmel E. Manzano M., Fernando Navajas, Andrew Powell

    Revenues from commodities are extremely important for Latin America and the Caribbean, yet there is very little literature on the structure of these industries and on the various ways in which the state obtains commodity revenues. This book aims to understand the trade-off between the degree of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Young People and the Labour Market

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Floro Caroleo, Olga Demidova, Enrico Marelli, Marcello Signorelli

    Young people are a vulnerable category of workers, finding themselves in a delicate phase of their working life: their first entry into the labour market. In many European countries, youngsters are unemployed or have difficulty finding and obtaining jobs. This situation has deteriorated…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Reframing Economic Policy towards Sustainability

    Explored through a case study into aviation, 1st Edition

    By Peter McManners

    In a globalized world economy, delivering the aspirations of sustainability is proving to be difficult. Progress is held back by competing objectives within a complex interplay of factors. Finding solutions to the ‘wicked problem’ of sustainability seems to be beyond the reach of policy makers.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Gower

  • Untamed Urbanisms (Open Access)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana Allen, Andrea Lampis, Mark Swilling

    An electronic version of this book is available Open Access at www.tandfebooks.com. It has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.One of the major challenges of urban development has been reconciling the way cities develop with the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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