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  • Financial Support to Fisheriesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 98.00

    OECD governments pay out around USD 6 billion a year to support the fisheries sector. Some of this expenditure is provided to help ensure the effective management of fisheries through the provision of research, administrative and enforcement services. However, its effects on economic profitability and resource sustainability are open to debate. Such... more...

  • Japanby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    The Development Assistance Committee (DAC) reviews are regular peer examinations of each DAC Member's development assistance policies and programmes, and are unique to the OECD. This series makes available the Committee's Summary and Conclusions as well as the OECD Secretariat reports prepared for these reviews along with their supporting statistical... more...

  • Ecological Economics and Sustainable Development, Selected Essays of Herman Dalyby H.E. Daly

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Comprises about 25 articles, speeches, congressional testimonies, reviews, and critiques from Herman Daly's work. This book seeks to identify the blind spots and errors in standard growth economics, alongside the corrections that ecological economics offers to guide us toward a sustainable economy - one with deeper biophysical and ethical roots. more...

  • Reducing Global Povertyby Caroline O. N. Moser

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Defeating global poverty remains one of the most daunting challenges facing the international community. Income- and consumption-based strategies fall short of helping the world's poor climb out of poverty over the long term in the developing world and even in the United States. But asset-based approaches to development, such as small loans or insurance,... more...

  • Too Poor For Peace?by Lael Brainard; Derek Chollet

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 22.95

    In a world where boundaries and borders are blurred and seemingly distant threats can metastasize quickly, the battle against global poverty has become a fight of necessity?not simply because morality demands it, but because global security does as well. Just as poverty begets insecurity, the reverse is also true. Too Poor for Peace? explores this... more...

  • The Political Economy of Macroeconomic Policy Reform in Latin Americaby E. Wiesner

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Makes a contribution to the understanding of development by blending together interdependent issues. This book examines macroeconomic crises from a political economy perspective, and finds that information is the critical algorithm that links together the demand for macroeconomic stability, macroeconomic performance and distributive justice. more...

  • Understanding China's Growthby Chi Lo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    Using rigorous economic analysis backed by solid data and accounts of real life experiences, this book twists conventional wisdom to drive the thinking about China 'outside the box'. It dispels China's economic myths and probes deep into the hidden forces that drive China's economic future. more...

  • From Capital Surges to Droughtby Ricardo Ffrench-Davis; Stephany Griffith-Jones

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 155.00

    This book analyzes the new trends in capital flows to emerging markets since the Asian crisis, their determinants and policy implications. It explains why such flows have declined so dramatically in recent years, emphasising both structural and cyclical factors. Senior bankers, regulators, and well-known academics explain the behaviour of different... more...

  • Managing Developmentby Professor Ernst G. Frankel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 155.00

    This book presents a critical view of economic development in the last 50 years and evaluates different approaches taken that led to success or failure. It covers development policies, methods, procedures, as well as development project selection and how the one-size-fits-all approach taken by major players in development resulted in huge waste and... more...

  • The Development Dimension Fishing for Coherence in West Africaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00

    Fisheries represent up to 30% of state budget revenues in West African countries and employ 7 million people in West and Central Africa. If the sector is to develop, or simply continue to exist at present levels, a number of policy challenges will have to be addressed. The number of issues is vast, ranging from illiteracy to EU trade policy. The... more...