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  • Internationalization in Central and Eastern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marin Alexandrov Marinov

    This title was first published in 2002: This is a unique volume among the existing variety of publications on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) because it focuses on the internationalization process taking place there. It addresses the rapid changes of the business…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge

  • The Economic Growth Controversy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Weintraub, Eli Schwartz, J. Richard Aronson

    Is economic growth desirable? Possible? Necessary? The distinguished social scientists represented in this collection give conflicting answers, resulting in a lively debate on the costs and benefits of growth in the developed and developing countries. This volume, first published in 1973, contains…

    Paperback – 2018-12-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Financial Stability and Growth

    Perspectives on financial regulation and new developmentalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, Jan Kregel, Leonardo Burlamaqui

    The 2008 global financial crisis took the world by surprise, not least because politicians, businessmen and economists believed that they had learned crucial lessons from the Great Depression of the 1930s. As a direct result of deregulated financial markets, financial crises occurred in both…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Place-based Economic Development and the New EU Cohesion Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip McCann, Attila Varga

    The new EU Cohesion Policy is one of the largest integrated development policies in the Western world, and one of the largest of such programmes anywhere in the world. The reforms to the EU Cohesion Policy contain many different elements each of which interlink in order to provide a cohesive…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • 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

    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

  • Women, Labour and the Economy in India

    From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids, 1st Edition

    By Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty

    The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • 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

  • Peripheral Visions of Economic Development

    New frontiers in development economics and the history of economic thought, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Garcia-Molina, Hans-Michael Trautwein

    This book explores peripheral visions on economic development, both in the sense that it deals with specific issues of economic development and underdevelopment in countries at the periphery of the world economy, and in terms of its exploration of the economic thinking developed in those regions,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development

    From neoliberalism to resource nationalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

    The Political Economy of Resources and Development offers a unique and multidisciplinary perspective on how the commodity boom of the mid-2000s reshaped the model of development throughout Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world. Governments increased taxes and royalties on the resource…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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