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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 112.00
This fact-filled reference book brings the reader the latest available economic information for most of the economies of Africa. Drawing on the expertise of both the African Development Bank and the OECD, it opens with an overview that examines the international environment, macroeconomic performance, progress towards attaining the Millennium... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 56.00
Aid alone cannot finance development; bringing in fresh sources of finance is essential. The emergence of a multiplicity of new financing options is good news for developing countries, but it also raises challenges. The authors in this stimulating book assess the changing landscape of international development finance from a global and a developing-country... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 126.00
This publication provides comprehensive data on the volume, origin and types of aid and other resource flows to around 150 developing countries for the period 2002-2006. The data show each country's intake of Official Development Assistance or Official Aid, as well as other official and private funds from members of the Development Assistance... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 84.00
This conference proceedings highlights the key risks and opportunities that policy makers need to address relative to fisheries globalisation so that on the one hand, the opportunities that are created are not missed while, on the other, the risks are addressed appropriately. It presents a wide range of experiences and points of view from every part... more...