Development Economics Products

  • Human Development in Iraq

    1950-1990, 1st Edition

    By Bassam Yousif

    This systematic evaluation of Iraq’s political economy and human development offers a complex and sophisticated analysis of Iraq’s recent history. Focusing on the period from 1950 up to the Gulf war in 1990, the book brings an understanding of how development has been shaped or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A History of Development Economics Thought

    Challenges and Counter-challenges, 1st Edition

    By Shahrukh Rafi Khan

    This book explores the history of economic development thought, with an emphasis on alternative approaches in macro development economics. Given that the pioneers of development economics in the 1940s and 1950s drew inspiration from classical political economists, this book opens with a review of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Development Management

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Justice Nyigmah Bawole, Farhad Hossain, Asad K. Ghalib, Christopher J. Rees, Aminu Mamman

    Despite significant financial investments, the rate of development and pace of poverty reduction in developing and transitional countries has not always matched expectations. Development management typically involves complex interactions between governmental and non-governmental organisations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of the Economics and Political Economy of Transition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Hare, Gerard Turley

    Transition from central planning to a market economy, involving large-scale institutional change and reforms at all levels, is often described as the greatest social science experiment in modern times. As more than two decades have passed since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Achieving Financial Stability and Growth in Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephany Griffith-Jones, Ricardo Gottschalk

    This book explores how the financial system should be regulated and structured to achieve the twin goals of inclusive growth and financial stability, with a focus on African low-income countries (LICs). The subject and content of this book is original in that it attempts to draw on the lessons and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • International Taxation and the Extractive Industries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Daniel, Michael Keen, Artur Świstak, Victor Thuronyi

    The taxation of extractive industries exploiting oil, gas, or minerals is usually treated as a sovereign, national policy and administration issue. This book offers a uniquely comprehensive overview of the theory and practice involved in designing policies on the international aspects of fiscal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Institutional Innovation and Change in Value Chain Development

    Negotiating tradition, power and fragility in Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    By Holly A. Ritchie

    George Bernard Shaw once said that reasonable people adapt themselves to the world but unreasonable people adapt the world to themselves. In a sense, this book explores how these so-called ‘unreasonable people’ may interact to re-fashion the world around them in fragile economic development.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Analytical Peace Economics

    The illusion of war for peace, 1st Edition

    By Partha Gangopadhyay, Nasser Elkanj

    The Middle East is at an unprecedented crossroads between the established Euro-centric system and the emerging Asian powerhouses like India and China. Their economies, policies and social structures are a half-way-house between these two dominant groups and are an important case study to examine in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Capabilities, Innovation and Economic Growth

    Policymaking for Freedom and Efficiency, 1st Edition

    By Michele Capriati

    The question of whether we can foster growth and innovation while promoting individual freedoms poses a challenge for everyone studying and working on innovation and development policies. Whilst innovation literature is largely dominated by a focus on efficiency, development literature tends to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Varieties of Capitalism in History, Transition and Emergence

    New Perspectives on Institutional Development, 1st Edition

    By Martha Prevezer

    Economics tends to teach that developed countries have good institutions while developing countries do not, and that this is the factor that constrains the latter's growth. However, the picture is far messier than this explanation suggests.Building on the varieties of capitalism framework, this…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Weiss, Michael Tribe

    The Routledge Handbook of Industry and Development is a global overview of industrialisation. Each chapter will provide readers with contemporary insights into this this essential aspect of economic development. Industrialisation has been at the forefront of discussion on economic development since…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rural Livelihoods, Regional Economies, and Processes of Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Sick

    For centuries, new technologies and expanding networks of production and consumption have been changing the face of rural economies in significant ways. Millions of rural dwellers have found survival increasingly difficult and have fled to urban centres. Others have remained: some retrenching,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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