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  • Capital Flows and Foreign Direct Investments in Emerging Marketsby Sima Motamen-Samadian

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 152.00

    This book presents the latest findings on the impact of capital flows and foreign direct investments (FDI) on macroeconomic variables and financial development of emerging markets. Each chapter concentrates on a different region and explores the significance of specific factors that can attract FDI to that region. They highlight the importance of political... more...

  • Entrepreneurship in Emerging Regions Around the Worldby P.H. Phan; S. Venkataraman; S.R. Velamuri

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Looks at the process of entrepreneurship in the regions of India, China, Ireland, Eastern Europe, North and South America, and North and South-East Asia. This book describes a general framework for understanding the relationship between economic development and entrepreneurship. more...

  • Value Engineering Mastermindby Anil Kumar Mukhopadhyaya

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 19.95

    This jargon-free book demystifies all the concepts required for a well rounded understanding of the theory of Value Engineering (VE) and Value Engineering Certification Programmes. Value Engineering Mastermind: From Concept to Value Engineering Certification helps the readers to:. - Understand VE concepts. - Practise VE concepts and acquire the Society... more...

  • Economies in Transitionby Professor Gérard Roland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 125.00

    The twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall saw many reflect on the political, economic and social changes of recent years. The legacy of communism and the economic prospects of post-communist countries are rigorously analysed in this stimulating study of the long term consequences of transition. more...

  • Escaping the Resource Curseby Macartan Humphreys; Jeffrey D. Sachs; Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 28.99

    The wealth derived from natural resources can have a tremendous impact on the economics and politics of producing countries. In the last quarter century, we have seen the surprising and sobering consequences of this wealth, producing what is now known as the "resource curse." Countries with large endowments of natural resources, such as oil and gas,... more...

  • Gendered Commodity Chainsby Wilma Dunaway

    Stanford University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Gendered Commodity Chains is the first book to consider the fundamental role of gender in global commodity chains. It challenges long-held assumptions of global economic systems by identifying the crucial role social reproduction plays in production and by declaring the household as an important site of production. In affirming the importance of... more...

  • Building Social Businessby Muhammad Yunus

    PublicAffairs 2010; US$ 15.99

    The Nobel Peace Prize-winner shows how the social business model can harness the entrepreneurial spirit to address poverty, hunger, and disease more...

  • Social Protection for the Poor and Poorestby Armando Barrientos; David Hulme

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 35.50

    Social protection is fast becoming an important theme in development policy. This book examines the political processes shaping social protection policies; compares the key conceptual frameworks available for analyzing social protection; and provides a comparative discussion on social protection policies focused on the poor and the poorest. more...

  • Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countriesby Stephen B. Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    Public finance is crucial to a country?s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself into one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa.... more...

  • The Haitian Economy (Routledge Revivals)by Mats Lundahl

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Haiti is a very poor country with a stagnant economy. This title, first published in 1983, considers the Haitian economy, placing it in its historical context, and explores the reasons why it has performed so badly. Mats Lundahl examines agriculture, which has failed to provide an adequate standard of living, analyses the structure of agricultural... more...