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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Provides an analysis of some of the most traumatic situations involving famine and war of the last two decades, helping us to understand what it takes to be an aid worker and how important humanitarian action is today. Famine and war evoke strong emotional reactions, and for most people there is a limited amount they can do. But the relief worker has... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 33.99
It has long been recognized that most standard of living increases are associated with advances in technology, not the accumulation of capital. Yet it has also become clear that what truly separates developed from less developed countries is not just a gap in resources or output but a gap in knowledge. In fact, the pace at which developing countries... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 60.00
The innovation systems (IS) approach emerged as a theoretical framework in the industrialized world in the mid nineties to explain innovation and growth in the developed world. This book adapts the IS approach to developing countries from a theoretical and empirical viewpoint. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
This timely book deploys new tools and measures to understand how global production networks change the nature of global economic interdependence, and how that in turn changes our understanding of which policies are appropriate in this new environment. Bringing to bear an array of the latest methods and data to study global value chains, this unique... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Originally published in 1960, with a second edition in 1969, this book is of special interest for having been the first systematic attempt to discuss problems of fiscal policy from the point of view of promoting economic growth in underdeveloped countries. It deals mainly with problems of tax policy, and outlines the economic principles by which the... more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 14.38
It's rare that a book appears with a fresh perspective on world affairs, but renowned economist Ha-Joon Chang has some startlingly original things to say about the future of globalization. In theory, he argues, the world's wealthiest countries and supra-national institutions like the IMF, World Bank and WTO want to see all nations developing into... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 27.95
The next twenty years will be completely unlike the last twenty years. The world is in economic crisis, and there are no easy fixes to our predicament. Unsustainable trends in the economy, energy, and the environment have finally caught up with us and are converging on a very narrow window of time?the "Twenty-Teens." The Crash Course presents our... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
This Handbook comprehensively explores the complex relationships between trade and economic performance in developing countries. Insightful chapters cover issues such as trade, growth and poverty reduction; trade costs, facilitation and preferences; sub-Saharan Africas reliance on trade in primary commodities, informal cross-border trade, agglomeration... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 115.00
This book develops a human capital model to explain transformational growth within different stages of economic development, which will induce technological changes and consequently will require a change in human capital. China is a case study in transition and can provide useful lessons to other emerging economies. more...