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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99
In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Has this assistance improved the lives of Africans? No. In fact, across the continent, the recipients of this aid are not better off as a result of it, but worse?much worse. In Dead Aid , Dambisa Moyo describes the state... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 38.00
This disctincive 1996 book applies cost-benefit analysis theory to problems of development economics. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; Not Available
In the past fifteen years, Ireland has gone from being one of the poorest countries in the EU to one of the richest in the world. Of all the factors in this extraordinary transformation, none has been more prominent than the astonishing boom in construction. In The Builders , Frank McDonald and Kathy Sheridan tell the stories of these men and of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 26.99
Eighteen years after the genocide that made Rwanda international news, but left it all but abandoned by the West, the country has achieved a miraculous turnaround. Rising out of the complete devastation of a failed state, Rwanda has emerged on the world stage yet again?this time with a unique model for governance and economic development under the... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2003; US$ 39.95
This volume brings together financial sector experts and leaders from around the world to provide practical guidance on strategies such as nuturing issuers, improving rules and institutions, addressing regulatory challenges and sequencing reforms. more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 17.00
Jeffrey D. Sachs has been cited by The New York Times Magazine as ?probably the most important economist in the world? and by Time as ?the world?s best-known economist.? He has advised an extraordinary range of world leaders and international institutions on the full range of issues related to creating economic success and reducing the world?s... more...
- SAGE India 2003; US$ 78.95
This book identifies, analyses and systematically discusses the major factors responsible for the effective transfer of new technology. Professor Cohen maintains that the necessary conditions for a successful transfer and for knowledge flow are complex, involving engineering issues as well as economic, managerial, social and political factors. He develops... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Urban and Regional Policy and Its Effects, the third in a series, sets out to inform policymakers, practitioners, and scholars about the effectiveness of select policy approaches, reforms, and experiments in addressing key social and economic problems facing cities, suburbs, and metropolitan areas. more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 12.77
It's rare that a book appears with a fresh perspective on world affairs, but renowned economist Ha-Joon Chang has some startlingly original things to say about the future of globalization. In theory, he argues, the world's wealthiest countries and supra-national institutions like the IMF, World Bank and WTO want to see all nations developing into... more...