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  • Inequality and Growth in Modern Chinaby Guanghua Wan

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 73.99

    This volume provides comprehensive updated coverage of inequality and poverty issues in China. Some of the methodologies developed herein are published for the first time and may be used in other contexts and for other countries. The use of different data sources and state-of-art research techniques ensures that the findings and conclusions can be... more...

  • Japan, China, and the Growth of the Asian International Economy, 1850-1949by Kaoru Sugihara

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 174.99

    Modern Asian economic history has often been written in terms of Western impact and Asia's response to it. This volume argues that the growth of intra-regional trade, migration, and capital and money flows was a crucial factor that determined the course of East Asian economic development.Twelve chapters are organized around three main themes. First,... 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...

  • Transition, Regional Development and Globalizationby Ken Morita; Yun Chen

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 172.00

    Since the end of the Cold War, developing a better framework to correctly recognize which direction globalization and the transition will take us has been necessary. The transition economies of China and Central Europe, in particular, hold significant implications for East Asian integration and EU enlargement, respectively. This book examines the processes... more...

  • Challenges of Economic Development in the Middle East and North Africa Regionby Julia C. Devlin

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 211.00

    This important book surveys major economic issues in the development of countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region since World War II. It reviews the key challenges facing the region in moving towards greater market orientation and integration with the global economy. It also incorporates a discussion of tools and methods used by development... more...

  • World Development Indicators 2011by World Bank Group

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 49.99

    Looking for accurate, up-to-date data on development issues? 'World Development Indicators' is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. This indispensable statistical reference allows you to consult over 800 indicators for more than 150 economies and 14 country groups in more than 90 tables. It provides a current... more...

  • Narratives of Chinese Economic Reformsby Xiaobo Zhang; Shenggen Fan; Arjan de Haan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 121.00

    Rapid growth in the Chinese economy over the past three decades poses puzzles and challenges to neo-classical economic theory, as policies implemented during the reform process were often unorthodox. Although the Chinese experience has been widely studied, myths and questions about these reforms remain. To fill in the knowledge gap, and to inform a... more...

  • Uganda's Economic Reformsby Florence Kuteesa; Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile; Alan Whitworth

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 98.99

    Following the eight year rule of Idi Amin, then several years of war and civil war, the Ugandan economy was in ruins by the time peace was restored in 1986. Since then Uganda has consistently been one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, leading to a substantial reduction in poverty. Its economic success has attracted considerable attention... more...

  • Volatility and Growthby Philippe Aghion; Abhijit Banerjee

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 52.99

    It has long been recognized that productivity growth and the business cycle are closely interrelated. Yet, until recently, the two phenomena have been investigated separately in the economics literature. This book provides the first consistent attempt to analyze the effects of macroeconomic volatility on productivity growth, and also the reverse causality... more...

  • South Asiaby Amitendu Palit

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 117.00

    This book is an edited volume of different perspectives on the South Asian region and captures the political, social and economic challenges facing the region following the financial crisis and the region's responses to these challenges. more...