Development Economics Products

  • Culture, Institution, and Development in China

    The economics of national character, 1st Edition

    By C. Simon Fan

    How does culture shape history, and history shape culture? This book answers this question by bringing readers on a fascinating journey through the evolution of Chinese culture, political and legal institutions, and "national character" of historical and contemporary China. It illustrates how "…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • China's War against the Many Faces of Poverty

    Towards a new long march, 1st Edition

    By Jing Yang, Pundarik Mukhopadhaya

    China’s War against the Many Faces of Poverty measures multidimensional poverty in China and deprivation related to income, education, health issues, living standards and social security. The book adopts a well-developed methodology using three different empirical datasets to analyse aspects of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Emerging Markets

    Varieties of BRICS in the Age of Global Crises and Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Westra

    Rapid and sustained growth in the twenty-first-century global economy of large developing economies including Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, has captivated policy-makers and popular business press pundits alike. The coining of the new acronym BRICS and widespread adoption in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Contract Farming and the Development of Smallholder Agricultural Businesses

    Improving markets and value chains in Tanzania, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph A. Kuzilwa, Niels Fold, Arne Henningsen, Marianne Nylandsted Larsen

    Contract farming has received renewed attention recently as developing economies try to grapple with how to transform the agricultural sector and its associated value chains. This book examines different contract arrangements for selected crops, applying both qualitative and quantitative approaches…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Food and Nutrition Security in Southern African Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Frayne, Jonathan Crush, Cameron McCordic

    Urban population growth is extremely rapid across Africa and this book places urban food and nutrition security firmly on the development and policy agenda. It shows that current efforts to address food poverty in Africa that focus entirely on small-scale farmers, to the exclusion of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Social Terrains of Mine Closure in the Philippines

    1st Edition

    By Minerva Chaloping March

    The current discourse on mine closure is informed predominantly by industry and corporate perspectives and predicated by experiences of mainly mining companies that are based in developed countries where necessary planning frameworks and regulatory requirements are well-established. Mine closure…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • Toward Entrepreneurial Community Development

    Leaping Cultural and Leadership Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Fortunato, Morgan Clevenger

    Toward Entrepreneurial Community Development is about developing entrepreneurial communities, and goes beyond theories of the firm to demonstrate how local and regional society contributes in important ways to the vitality of entrepreneurs. The literature is rich with insights about leadership and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Capital Mobilization and Regional Financial Markets

    The Pacific Coast States, 1850-1920, 1st Edition

    By Kerry Odell

    Originally published in 1992, Capital Mobilization and Regional Financial Markets, argues that barriers to financial flows within regions may be as important in affecting capital flows as interregional barriers. The book conjectures that regional markets allow efficient mobilization of local funds…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Financial Markets

  • Employment, Growth and Development

    Essays on a Changing World Economy, 1st Edition

    By Deepak Nayyar

    This book examines the critical themes of employment, growth and development to focus on challenges and opportunities, both old and new, in the contemporary world economy. The essential theme that runs through the book is that there is a strong relationship not only between employment and growth,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge India

  • Macroeconomics and Markets in Developing and Emerging Economies

    1st Edition

    By Ashima Goyal

    The book presents and further develops basic principles and concepts in international finance and open economy macroeconomics to make them more relevant for emerging and developing economies (EDEs). The volume emphasises the necessity of greater knowledge of context as populous Asian economies…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge India

  • An Alternative Philosophy of Development

    From economism to human well-being, 1st Edition

    By Birendra Prasad Mathur

    While development has been the foremost agenda before successive governments in India, it has been viewed narrowly – from the perspective of economic development and particularly in terms of gross domestic product (GDP). This book questions such an approach. It breaks from the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge India

  • The Wealth of Nations and Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shunsuke Managi

    There is an increasing interest in inclusive wealth, and inclusive wealth can be a solution to the problematic narrowness of the traditional national accounting sys-tem, which has been recognized for a long time. This book offers a comprehensive guide on this subject of inclusive wealth.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

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