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Economic Development

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  • Politics and Developmentby Olle Tornquist

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 60.00

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to third world politics and development. The author outlines the difficulties in the various analytical approaches to the study of development within political science; presents a critical overview of each of the main schools of thought and explores the contemporary issue of democratization to... more...

  • Poor Economicsby Abhijit Banerjee; Esther Duflo

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 15.99

    ?A marvelously insightful book by two outstanding researchers on the real nature of poverty.? ?Amartya Sen more...

  • Income Contingent Loansby Bruce Chapman; Timothy Higgins; Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 60.00

    This study explores the prospect of the application of the basic principles of ICL into many other potential areas of social and economic policy. Using case studies it evaluates previously implemented ICL schemes where interest rate subsidies are usually the norm, and questions the merits of this approach. more...

  • Developmental Macroeconomicsby Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira; José Luís Oreiro; Nelson Marconi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Developmental Macroeconomics: Access to Demand, the Exchange Rate and Growth offers a new approach to development economics and macroeconomics. It is a Keynesian-structuralist approach to economics applied to middle income countries that emphasizes the strategic role of demand in creating investment opportunities that are essential to economic development.... more...

  • Dead Aidby Dambisa Moyo; Niall Ferguson

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99

    In the past fifty years, more than $1 trillion in development-related aid has been transferred from rich countries to Africa. Has this assistance improved the lives of Africans? No. In fact, across the continent, the recipients of this aid are not better off as a result of it, but worse?much worse. In Dead Aid , Dambisa Moyo describes the state... more...

  • Transforming the Appalachian Countrysideby Ronald L. Lewis

    The University of North Carolina Press 1998; US$ 29.99

    Transforming the Appalachian Countryside: Railroads, Deforestation, and Social Change in West Virginia, 1880-1920 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...

  • New Media and International Developmentby Anke Schwittay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance?s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world?s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international development efforts have an affective dimension.... more...

  • Productivity in Indian Manufacturingby Vinish Kathuria; Rajesh Raj S N; Kunal Sen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    This volume comprehensively captures trends in productivity and its determinants in the post-reform period for Indian manufacturing. It provides an up-to-date survey of different methods employed in measuring productivity and their applications across organized and unorganized sectors, including food, beverages, furniture, gems, chemicals, petroleum... more...

  • Public Investment Criteria (Routledge Revivals)by Stephen A. Marglin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This book, first published in 1967, explores some of the problems formulating investment criteria for the public sector of a mixed-enterprise, underdeveloped economy. The typical essay on public investment criteria explicitly or implicitly postulates a single goal for economic analysis ? maximization of weighted average of national income over time... more...