Development Economics Products

  • Economics for the Wilds

    Wildlife, Wildlands, Diversity and Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edward B. Barbier, Timothy M. Swanson

    Originally published in 1992 Economics for the Wilds argues that an economics that properly values the resources of the wilds offers the best long-term security for their future. Most of the world’s wilds have, in fact, always been utilized by local societies who have managed their resources…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Paradise Lost?

    The Ecological Economics of Biodiversity, 1st Edition

    By Edward B. Barbier, Joanne C. Burgess, Carl Folke

    Originally published in 1994, Paradise Lost? is the outcome of a unique collaboration between economists and ecologists initiated by the Beijer Institute of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The book examines how the loss of biodiversity is one of the most serious problems the world faces, and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Lyla Mehta, Theib Oweis, Claudia Ringler, Barbara Schreiner, Shiney Varghese

    This book is the first comprehensive effort to bring together Water, Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) in a way that goes beyond the traditional focus on irrigated agriculture. Apart from looking at the role of water and sanitation for human well-being, it proposes alternative and more locally…

    Paperback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Cost and EU Public Procurement Law

    Life-Cycle Costing for Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Andhov, Roberto Caranta, Anja Wiesbrock

    Public institutions, companies and governments in the EU and around the world are increasingly engaging in sustainable public procurement – a broad concept that must consider the three pillars of economic equality, social welfare and public health and environmental responsibility when designing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Economic Law

  • An Economic History of Famine Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Dijkman, Bas van Leeuwen

    Food crises have always tested societies. This volume discusses societal resilience to food crises, examining the responses and strategies at the societal level that effectively helped individuals and groups to cope with drops in food supply, in various parts of the world over the past two…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Mismanaging Innovation Systems

    Thailand and the Middle-income Trap, 1st Edition

    By Patarapong Intarakumnerd

    Once recognised as a high-performing newly industrialising Asian economy with the potential for economic and developmental success similar to South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, Thailand’s growth rate and competitive edge have declined substantially. With slower adoption and movement…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Indian Agriculture after the Green Revolution

    Changes and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Binoy Goswami, Madhurjya Prasad Bezbaruah, Raju Mandal

    From a country plagued with chronic food shortage, the Green Revolution turned India into a food-grain self-sufficient nation within the decade of 1968-1978. By contrast, the decade of 1995-2005 witnessed a spate in suicides among farmers in many parts of the country. These tragic incidents were…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Global Business Cycles and Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    By Eri Ikeda

    This book investigates how global business cycles impact the economies of developing countries. Global business cycles, the wave-like movements of economic expansion followed by contraction in aggregate economic activities, impact all economies comprising the global economy. The patterns being…

    Hardback – 2019-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Financing Healthcare in China

    Towards universal health insurance, 1st Edition

    By Sabrina Ching Yuen Luk

    China’s current social medical insurance system has nominally covered more than 95 per cent of 1.4 billion population in China and is moving towards the ambitious goal of universal health insurance coverage. Challenges posed by a rapidly ageing population, an inherently discriminatory design of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Economics of Financial Cooperatives

    Income Distribution, Political Economy and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Amr Khafagy

    Building on theories of finance and distribution, and the political economy of finance, this book explains the influence of financial cooperatives on wealth and income distribution, and institutional factors that determine the development of financial cooperatives. The book discusses the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • 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
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

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