Development Economics Products

  • Social and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe

    Stability and Change after 1990, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grzegorz Gorzelak

    The integration of post-socialist Central and Eastern Europe into the EU is one of the success stories of European development. The region has seen significant economic convergence, dramatic changes in socio-economic indicators and improvements in the natural environment. However, some challenges…

    Hardback – 2019-09-09
    Regions and Cities

  • 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

  • The Polish Miracle

    Lessons for the Emerging Markets, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grzegorz W. Kolodko

    This book discusses the transition to a market economy, political democracy and civic society in Poland, the central European country which initiated the process of post-communist transformation sixteen years ago and which is now a member of the European Union. Poland is an instructive case in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04

  • Corruption in Argentina

    Towards an Institutional Approach, 1st Edition

    By Natalia A. Volosin

    The book provides an institutional, historical, and sectorial analysis of Argentina’s structural corruption. Looking back over the last 200 years, the book demonstrates that Argentina has historically addressed corruption through ineffective debates between public-private biases or a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • Mohammed VI's Strategies for Moroccan Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Eve Sandberg, Seth Binder

    This book analyzes the economic development choices initiated by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI since he ascended the throne in 1999 and situates those choices in the political economy development literature. Examining the policies enacted by the King, the authors argue that over the past twenty years…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge African Studies

  • Multinationals, Global Value Chains and Governance

    The Mechanics of Power in Inter-firm Relations, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hertenstein

    This book uses the examples of local supply firms in China and Brazil and their connections to the global automotive industry to explore the nature of current global value chains. It argues that lead firms make use of product architecture to globalize their procurement and supply chain management…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals, 1st Edition

    By Rizwanul Islam

    The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals include a specific target for full and productive employment. However, what constitutes full employment in developing countries is not yet clearly understood. And likewise, there is no clear direction for developing strategies and policies to…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa

    1st Edition

    By T.D. Harper-Shipman

    Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa demonstrates how instead of empowering the communities they work with, the jargon of development ownership often actually serves to perpetuate the centrality of multilateral organizations and international donors in African development, awarding a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge Studies in African Development

  • Urban Policy in Latin America

    Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman

    This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • The Informal Sector in Ecuador

    Artisans, Entrepreneurs and Precarious Family Firms, 1st Edition

    By Alan Middleton

    This book looks back over the last forty years of change and development in Ecuador, showing how macro level changes have impacted families and workplaces on the local level. Traditionally a dependent economy reliant on agricultural exports, the impact of neoliberalism and new sources of income…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Development

  • Aid Power and Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Iliana Olivié, Aitor Pérez

    Aid Power and Politics delves into the political roots of aid policy, demonstrating how and why governments across the world use aid for global influence, and exploring the role it plays in present-day global governance and international relations. In reconsidering aid as part of international…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Rethinking Development

  • Measuring Society

    1st Edition

    By Chaitra H. Nagaraja

    Collecting and analyzing data on unemployment, inflation, and inequality help describe the complex world around us. When published by the government, such data are called official statistics. They are reported by the media, used by politicians to lend weight to their arguments, and by economic…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

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