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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 140.00
This book sets the experiences of former communist countries as they head towards capitalism against the 'varieties of capitalism' paradigm, and provides a framework for comparing transformation processes, demonstrating how differing heritages of communist and pre-communist pasts are leading to different kinds of capitalist economies. more...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 56.00
The Central American economic integration process, which dates back to the 1950s, entered a new era in 2001 with the launching of the Puebla Panama Plan. This plan helped shift the focus to the greater ?Mesoamerican region? (MAR), which includes the seven Central American countries plus the nine southeastern states of Mexico. In this context, the OECD... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 120.00
This book evaluates the economic effect of monetary policies and exchange rate arrangements within Latin America. Using theoretical and empirical studies, the text examines pertinent issues in Argentina, Mexico and Brazil, including the role of currency board, inflation targeting and international prudential regulation in banking crisis reduction. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 109.00
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Development Co-operation Report is the key annual reference document for statistics and analysis on the latest trends in international aid. This year it continues to chart the progress of development assistance, and looks at the prospects for increased aid. It examines the need for greater domestic accountability... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 105.00
The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Development Co-operation Report is the key annual reference document for statistics and analysis on the latest trends in international aid. It provides reflections on 2005, the ?Year of Development?, when questions about the volume and effectiveness of aid were centre stage, and includes a unique set... more...
- 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...
- 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...