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  • China and its Regionsby M-F. Renard

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00

    In 20 years of reform in China, the key development has been the opening-up of the market to foreign trade and international investment. This increased economic openess has been accompanied by profound changes in both economic organization and regional disparity. This comprehensive work focuses on the link between these economic reforms and the causes... more...

  • China's Development Prioritiesby Shahid Yusuf

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    Over the past two decades China’s growth has been rapid, social indicators have improved, and poverty levels have inched downward. However,widening inequality, increasing resource and financial imbalances, and growing environmental concerns provide China with daunting challenges in improving the quality of growth. The rapid growth that will remain... more...

  • China's Economic Reformby Robert Ash; Christopher Howe; Y Y Kueh; Y. Y. Kueh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a collection and analysis of original policy documents, newly translated into English, from a key period of Chinese development, providing both a current and a retrospective analysis of China's economic reform efforts. Topics dealt with include the evolution of Chinese economic strategy; economic planning and the spread of market... more...

  • Chinese Economic Development and the Environmentby Shunsuke Managi; Shinji Kaneko

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Provides an economic analysis of the significant environmental and energy problems facing China in the 21st century. This book measures productivity, taking into account energy resources and environmental attributes that are central to sustaining economies. It is suitable for postgraduate students in economics and environmental studies. more...

  • Cities and Public Policyby Prasanna K Mohanty

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 42.00

    The twenty-first century will witness a rapid urban expansion in the developing world. India, it is believed, will be at the forefront of such a phenomenon. This book acknowledges the role of agglomeration externalities as the cornerstone of urban public policy in India.  Arguing that hypotheses of over-urbanization and urban bias theory?which articulated... more...

  • The Civic Culture of Local Economic Developmentby Laura A. Reese; Raymond A. Rosenfeld

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 62.00

    In this seminal work, the authors argue that there are distinct local factors that shape the environment of economic development decision-making. These factors, taken together, constitute a community's local civic culture. Using survey and case study data from U.S. and Canadian cities, the authors make the case that different cultures will produce... more...

  • Close to Homeby Vandana Shiva

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    It is 20 years since environmental issues were first put on the international agenda at the Stockholm Conference, and concern for planetary survival has shifted from desertification to acid rain to ozone depletion to biodiversity. The official responses to all the various crises, however, has largely been one of offering technological and managerial... more...

  • Closing the EU East-West Productivity Gapby David A. Dyker

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 102.00

    A product of the Framework V research project, this book addresses one of the key problems facing the EU today: Why is the ‘new’ EU so much poorer than the ‘old’, and how will EU enlargement help to solve the problem? Focusing on the productivity problems underlying the East-West gap, it looks in particular at the role that... more...

  • Collective Farms which Work?by Nigel Swain

    Cambridge University Press 1985; US$ 36.00

    This book analyses Hungarian collectivization from a sociological perspective. more...

  • Communication-based Assessment for Bank Operationsby Paul Mitchell

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 9.99

    All development is ultimately about change, and this requires communication interventions. Communication must be framed in an integral "two-way" process that involves stakeholders, accounts for their perspectives, and understands their socio-political context. This two-way process constitutes a new communication approach, providing a better... more...