Development Economics Products

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Growth in the African Economy

    How Durable is Africa�s Recent Performance?, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey James

    The current growth path in sub-Saharan Africa is not following the Lewis model where labour moves from low-productivity agriculture to higher productivity manufacturing. Instead, it is moving directly to inappropriate (import and labour-saving) methods. This book seeks to show how this distorted…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Political Economy of Latin American Independence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexandre Mendes Cunha, Carlos Eduardo Suprinyak

    Although historians usually trace its origins to the Haitian Revolution of the late 18th Century, Latin American political, economic and cultural emancipation is still very much a work in progress. As new national identities were developed, fresh reflection and theorising was needed in order to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Local Clusters in Global Value Chains

    Linking Actors and Territories Through Manufacturing and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valentina De Marchi, Eleonora Di Maria, Gary Gereffi

    The international fragmentation of economic activities – from research and design to production and marketing – described through the lens of the global value chain (GVC) approach impacts the structure and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) agglomerated in economic clusters.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

    Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies, 1st Edition

    By Risa Bhinekawati

    Many different companies can significantly contribute to the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction by 2030. Poverty is not only about people living on less than $1.25 per day, but more fundamentally, it is their lack of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Gower

  • Economic Complexity and Human Development (Open Access)

    How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare, 1st Edition

    By Dominik Hartmann

    This book combines the human development approach and innovation economics in order to explore the effects that structural economic change has on human development. While economic diversification can provide valuable new social choices and capabilities, it also tends to lead to more complex…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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