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  • Making Capitalism in Rural Chinaby Michael Webber

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This stimulating and challenging book explores the duplicitous nature of development in China. On the positive side, it brings longer and healthier lives; fewer children dead before they are five years old; more comfort and security from famine and disaster; more education; more communication; more travel; less war. But from another, darker perspective,... more...

  • The Indonesian Development Experienceby Widjojo Nitisastro

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2011; US$ 64.90

    This book is a rich selection of speeches and writings of Professor Widjojo Nitisastro of the University of Indonesia, who has radically changed the command economy under Soekarno into development planning using economic analysis under Soeharto. He is one of the most respected and influential economists of the twentieth century. He is also the first... more...

  • Development and Semi-peripheryby Renato Boschi; Carlos Henrique Santana

    Anthem Press 2013; US$ 40.00

    This book is a collection of articles focusing on comparative analysis of the development trajectories in the semi-periphery countries of South America and Central and Eastern Europe.   more...

  • Infrastructure’s Role in Lowering Asia’s Trade Costsby Douglas H. Brooks; David Hummels

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00

    Much of the analysis of infrastructure's impact on trade costs focuses on conditions in developed countries. This book makes an invaluable contribution to our understanding by examining the situation in developing Asia, the world's most populous and fastest growing region. This study analyzes and draws policy implications from infrastructure's... more...

  • Institutions, Economic Performance and the Visible Handby Askok Chakravarti

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This timely study convincingly argues that it is not resources but the institutions which govern the interaction and decision-making of economic and political agents, that are the key factor in determining the economic performance of nations. The book challenges the conventional wisdom on the determinants of economic performance and provides an alternative... more...

  • Economic Development in China, India and East Asiaby Kartik C. Roy; Hans C. Blomqvist; Cal Clark

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This is a thorough and comprehensive study - both in terms of country coverage and in-depth analysis - covering the economic development of all the major economies in the Asian continent, namely China, India, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore. Before embarking on analyses of different aspects of economic growth and development of these... more...

  • Privatization and Deregulationby Sidhu

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 81.40

    Agribusiness development has been constrained by distorted economic policies and institutional controls in the emerging market economies and in most of the developing countries. In the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, the agribusiness complex was dominated by state-owned enter­ prises. In many of the developing countries, economic policies discriminated... more...

  • Some Problems of Development Financingby M. Durdag

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 74.00

    This study, originally a Ph.D. thesis accepted in the University of Bir­ mingham, is intended to present a critical analysis of some important problems of development financing. The boundaries of our subject-mat­ ter will be defined as follows. First of all, the discussion will be confined to the problems of a particular country: Turkey, during a particular... more...

  • Millennium Development Goalsby Matthew Clarke; Simon Feeny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    In the year 2000, the international community agreed to a framework to address global poverty. This framework, known as the Millennium Development Goals, was time-bound with an end date of 2015. With this end now in sight, the international community is focusing on the achievement of these goals. However, it is also very important that consideration... more...

  • Foresighted Leadingby Yunxian Chen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 95.15

    This book explores the role of regional government in economic guidance and regulation, showing how it can effectively leverage market forces using investment, tax policy and innovations in organization and technology to promote sustainable regional economies. more...