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- The Policy Press 2008; US$ 29.95
Published in association with the Community Development Foundation (CDF)Making spaces for community development offers an account of the key changes to the context and practice of community development since the 1970s, told through the experiences and insights of a group of highly experienced practitioners. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 84.99
Presents a different computational approach to solving large-scale Auerbach-Kotlikoff Overlapping Generations (OLG) models in a complementarity format. In this book, the algorithm is applied to the macroeconomics of demographic change, demonstrating its flexibility and scope as a solution concept. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95
Why do very different countries often emulate the same policy model? Two years after Ronald Reagan's income-tax simplification of 1986, Brazil adopted a similar reform even though it threatened to exacerbate income disparity and jeopardize state revenues. And Chile's pension privatization of the early 1980s has spread throughout Latin America and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
This important and unique book provides a thorough examination of the issues relating to research ethics in planning for an international audience. The authors examine alternative frameworks within which ethical action can be discussed and critically describe the key institutional arrangements surrounding the management of ethical behaviour in research. more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 14.99
The Berlin Workshop Series 2007 presents selected papers from meetings held September 6??8, 2004, at the 7th Annual Forum co-hosted by InWEnt and the World Bank in preparation for the Bank's World Development Report. This volume presents papers from the sessions on Equity and Development, covering issues relating to the role of governments in the... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2003; US$ 94.95
European migration policies are undergoing significant changes. After three decades of highly restrictive approaches, demographic changes and gaps in labour supply are prompting many European governments to liberalize their migration policies. Timely book examining the nature and impact of the changing migration policies in France, Germany and... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 19.99
The theme of The World Development Report 2007 is youth - young people between the ages of 12 to 24. As this population group seeks identity and independence, they make decisions that affect not only their own well-being, but that of others, and they do this in a rapidly changing demographic and socio-economic environment. Supporting young people's... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 110.00
Many people think of 'social problems' as involving poor and powerless individuals in society. This work seeks to improve the balance by adding a focus on important and powerful institutions. It discusses policy sciences, public policy analysis and public more...
- World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 24.99
Conventional wisdom holds that aging populations are unfavorable for economic growth because of their potential impacts on labor supply, productivity, and savings. When this is coupled with the increased spending pressures because of pension requirements and health care, aging societies are likely to face serious fiscal problems. This report addresses... more...