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  • Rebalancing Economies in Financially Integrating East Asiaby Jenny Corbett; Xu Ying

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Since the Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) of 1997?98 large current account surpluses have accumulated in the countries of Asia and the Pacific with corresponding deficits elsewhere. The sharp plunge in global trade volumes during the global financial crisis has highlighted the need for ?rebalancing??focussing more on domestic sources of economic growth... more...

  • Running the Numbers: A Practical Guide to Regional Economic and Social Analysis: 2014by John Quinterno

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Through use of practical examples and a plainspoken narrative style that minimises the use of maths, this book demystifies data concepts, sources, and methods for public service professionals interested in understanding economic and social issues at the regional level. By blending elements of a general interest book, a textbook, and a reference book,... more...

  • National Innovation Systems, Social Inclusion and Developmentby G. Dutrénit; J. Sutz

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘This book presents Latin America’s innovation systems in a new theoretical and political light. The focus is upon how innovation processes can become inclusive; a major challenge for the non-egalitarian Latin American countries. The analytical framework combines Amartya Sen’s capacity approach with a knowledge economics perspective.... more...

  • Development Policy in Africaby George Kararach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    The author investigates the agenda for transformation in contemporary African development studies: policy studies, strategic studies, international relations and economic diplomacy. With a focus on the capacity dimension, he proposes critical policy and action-oriented recommendations on how to overcome present and future emergencies in Africa. more...

  • Bio-innovation and Poverty Alleviationby Edsel E. Sajor; Bernadette P. Resurreccion; Sudip K. Rakshit

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 69.95

    The proposed volume attempts to understand how forms of bio-innovation might be linked to the problem of poverty and its reduction through an inquiry into a number of empirical cases of present-day bio-innovations in Asia. Conditions and circumstances in countries like Cambodia, China, India, Korea, Nepal, Philippines, and Thailand are quite different... more...

  • The Link Between Company Environmental and Financial Performance (Routledge Revivals)by David Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The Link between Company Environmental & Financial Performance , first published in 1998, is a detailed investigation into the effects of environmental performance ? resource efficiency, regulatory compliance, new product and service opportunities ? on corporate financial performance. This report makes essential reading for company management, investors... more...

  • Development Co-operation Report 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 140.00

    The Development Co-operation Report (DCR) is a yearly report by the Chair of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) that addresses important challenges for the international development community and provides practical guidance and recommendations on how to tackle them. Moreover, it reports the profiles and performance of DAC development co-operation... more...

  • Development Projects Observedby Albert O. Hirschman; Cass R. Sunstein; Michele Alacevich

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 18.00

    Originally published in 1967, the modest and plainly descriptive title of Development Projects Observed is deceptive. Today, it is recognized as the ultimate volume of Hirschman's groundbreaking trilogy on development, and as the bridge to the broader social science themes of his subsequent writings. Though among his lesser-known works, this unassuming... more...

  • The Bureaucratic Experience: The Post-Modern Challengeby Ralph P. Hummel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Everyone has trouble with bureaucracy. Citizens and politicians have trouble controlling the runaway bureaucratic machine. Managers have trouble managing it. Employees dislike working in it. Clients can't get the goods from it. Teachers have difficulty getting a grip on it. Optimists argue that soon all of this will be fixed. The new Fifth Edition... more...

  • East Asian Development Modelby Shiping Hua; Ruihua Hu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Given the impressive growth in East Asia after World War II, initially led by Japan, the region's development models have been scrutinized since the 1980s. The shared Confucian cultural heritage, strong government guidance, and export led economies were often cited as contributors to the impressive growth. However, major changes have taken place in... more...