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  • Global Food-Price Shocks and Poor Peopleby Marc J. Cohen; Melinda Smale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 180.00

    This book examines the effects of high and volatile food prices during 2007-08 on low-income farmers and consumers in developing, transition, and industrialized countries. Previous studies of this crisis have mostly used models to estimate the likely impacts. This volume includes actual evidence from the field as to how higher prices affected access... more...

  • Structural Change, Competitiveness and Industrial Policyby Aurora A. C. Teixeira; Ester Silva; Ricardo Mamede

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The onset of the global crisis has emphasised the persistence of substantial differences in development and social progress within the euro area. The specific case of countries located in the southern periphery region has come to the centre stage, due to the harsh economic conditions that all these countries have experienced in the recent past. ... more...

  • The Political Economy of Energy, Finance and Security in the United Arab Emiratesby Karen E. Young

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book explores the process of policymaking and implementation in the finance, energy and security sectors in the United Arab Emirates. It looks at the role of informal advisory networks in a nascent private sector, federal politics, and historical ties in foreign relations. more...

  • Tilting at Millsby Lis Harris

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 25.00

    It is New York City in 1992. Unaware of the heartbreak he will encounter, the veteran environmentalist Allen Hershkowitz proposes developing a major recycled-paper mill in the city. He's tired of being outgunned too often by industry lobbyists in legislative battles and wants to develop an environmentally friendly and profitable business that will... more...

  • The Punjab Under Imperialism, 1885-1947by Imran Ali

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 34.50

    The Punjab--an area now divided between Pakistan and India--experienced significant economic growth under British rule from the second half of the nineteenth century. This expansion was founded on the construction of an extensive network of canals in the western parts of the province. The ensuing agricultural settlement transformed the previously... more...

  • Transform Your Business: Teach Yourselfby Nina Dar

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 10.99

    We are operating in a business world that is changing, arguably, faster than ever before. In these shape-shifting times, if business leaders don't change, there is a risk of being left behind. Nina Dar, founder of Cheeky Monkey Business Solutions, has paved the way for businesses of all sizes to achieve successful change through a unique transformation... more...

  • Foreign Aid and Emerging Powersby Iain Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Current debates on emerging powers as foreign aid donors often fail to examine the myriad geopolitical, geoeconomic and geocultural tensions that influence policies of Official Development Assistance (ODA). This book advocates a regional geopolitical approach to explaining donor-donor relationships and provides a multidisciplinary critical assessment... more...

  • Millennium Development Goalsby Matthew Clarke; Simon Feeny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    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...

  • Perspectives on Global Development 2014by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 105.00

    Developing economies continue to grow faster than more advanced countries. Non-OECD countries’ share in world GDP surpassed that of OECD countries in 2010. Since its first edition in 2010, the annual Perspectives on Global Development has investigated the trends in "shifting wealth", the increasing economic weight of developing countries... more...

  • Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in Chinaby Gordon G. Liu; Shufang Zhang; Zongyi Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 186.00

    This book is a reflection of the current research that explores the mechanism, dynamics and evidence of the impact of human capital on economic development and social well-being in modern China. Composed of keynote speeches and selected papers from The 2005 International Conference of the Chinese Economists Society, it tracks the latest understanding... more...