Development Economics Products

  • Poverty Reduction of the Disabled

    Livelihood of persons with disabilities in the Philippines, 1st Edition

    Edited by Soya Mori, Celia M Reyes, Tatsufumi Yamagata

    A third of poor people are disabled in the developing world. How much do we know about their livelihood with hard data? Are they entirely powerless and dependent on family members? How do they earn income? These questions have become more important than ever, now that persons with disabilities (…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Rebalancing Economies in Financially Integrating East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Ying Xu

    Since the Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) of 1997–98 large current account surpluses have accumulated in the countries of Asia and the Pacific with corresponding deficits elsewhere. The sharp plunge in global trade volumes during the global financial crisis has highlighted the need for ‘rebalancing’–…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Environmental Challenges and Governance

    Diverse perspectives from Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Debashis Chakraborty

    The economies located in East, South and Southeast Asia have witnessed an interesting growth-sustainability trade-off over the last decades. While growth considerations have paved ways for deepened ties with growing trade-investment waves and increasing population pressure necessitated exploitation…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Macro-Financial Linkages in the Pacific Region

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akira Kohsaka

    Growth perspectives in emerging market economies are increasingly dependent on international capital flows in recent decades because of their influences on business cycles. In fact, volatile international capital flows has been one of the main concerns for the macroeconomic policy authorities.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-15
    Routledge

  • Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    1st Edition

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Japan's Aid

    Lessons for economic growth, development and political economy, 1st Edition

    By Edward M Feasel

    In the twentieth century Japan emerged as one of the world’s leading economic powers: rising from wartime destruction to a leading economic engine in world markets. Japan’s economic aid policy, beginning with war reparations following its defeat in World War II, became a vehicle to help achieve…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Economic Integration in East Asia

    Production networks and small and medium enterprises, 1st Edition

    By Charles Harvie, Dionisius Narjoko, Sothea Oum

    International production networks in manufacturing, particularly in machinery industries, have rapidly developed over the last two decades, resulting in dramatic increases in intra-regional and intra-industry trade, providing a key source of regional growth, integration and development in East Asia…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Poverty, Inequality and Growth in Developing Countries

    Theoretical and empirical approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Atsushi Maki

    There are many problems regarding poverty, inequality and growth in developing countries in Asia and Africa. Policy makers at the national level and at international institutions such as the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and others have implemented various policies in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • Liberalization and Economic Performance of the Informal Sector

    A study of Indian Economy, 1st Edition

    By Indrajit Bairagya

    Impact of liberalization on informality has been a subject of intense debate for many years and the major issue that has come up is whether liberalization helps to grow informal sector and informality in the economy or it is an obstruction for informal sector’s growth. Thus, in the light…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • The Geographical Transformation of China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11
    Routledge

  • Democratic Accountability and International Human Development

    Regimes, institutions and resources, 1st Edition

    By Kamran Ali Afzal, Mark Considine

    Scholars and policymakers have long known that there is a strong link between human development and spending on key areas such as education and health. However, many states still neglect these considerations in favour of competing priorities, such as expanding their armies. This book examines how…

    Paperback – 2017-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The…

    Paperback – 2017-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

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