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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 145.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 163.00
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$ 163.00
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 125.00
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 2006; US$ 145.00
This book analyses the development challenge faced by Latin America at a time at which the concerns for the large inequality in the region are at a peak. This volume focuses on growth-with-equity, and is written by an outstanding group of Latin American and international researchers and policy-makers. more...