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  • Transition and Development in Chinaby Mr Yun Chen; Professor Ken Morita

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    China's transition from a planned economy to a market economy has succeeded in producing more than a decade of phenomenal growth. Whilst similar reforms in countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union have seen an initial downturn in production, usually with a significant rise in unemployment, the success of the approach taken... more...

  • Economic Democracy through Pro-poor Growthby Ponna Wignaraja; Susil Sirivardana; Akmal Hussain

    SAGE India 2009; US$ 54.95

    This volume addresses a central dilemma of our times from a perspective based on lessons from the ground—persistence of structural poverty after sixty years of independence amidst rapid economic growth, widening social anomie, political crisis and failing policy. . The collection presents an alternative school of thought which has been evolved... more...

  • African Economic Outlook 2009by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 54.00

    The African Economic Outlook 2009 reviews the recent economic situation and predicts the short-term evolution of 47 African countries which account for 99% of the continent's economic output and 97% of its population. The Outlook is drawn from a country-by-country analysis based on a unique analytical design. This common framework includes a forecasting... more...

  • Internet Access for Developmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 34.00

    The Internet has been remarkably successful in developing greater opportunities for communication access - and economic growth and social development - for the first billion users. The majority of the next several billion users will be mainly from developing countries and will connect to the Internet principally via wireless networks. But there are... more...

  • Explaining South Asia's Development Successby Sadiq Ahmed

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    South Asia has performed well over the past 25 years in reducing poverty, improving human development and increasing growth, but faster progress with poverty reduction will require a higher rate of growth. This book shows that the development performance is not a puzzle but largely explained by good policies. Countries in the region have maintained... more...

  • Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2007, Regionalby Francois Bourguignon

    World Bank Publications 2007; US$ 14.99

    This annual conference is a global gathering of the world's leading scholars and practitioners. Among the attendees are participants from developing countries, think tanks, NGOs, and international institutions. The papers included in this book concern issues such as:-inequality and growth in transition; -trade liberalization, inequality and poverty... more...

  • Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2006by Francois Bourguignon

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99

    The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world’s leading scholars and development practitioners for a lively debate on state-of-the-art thinking in development policy and the implications for the global economy. The 17th conference was held in Dakar, Senegal, on January 27, 2005. The theme of the conference... more...

  • Africa's Silk Roadby Harry G. Broadman

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    China and India's new-found interest in trade and investment with Africa - home to 300 million of the globe's poorest people and the world's most formidable development challenge - presents a significant opportunity for growth and integration of the Sub-Saharan continent into the global economy. Africa's Silk Road finds that China and... more...

  • Economic Cooperation in the Wider Central Asia Regionby William Byrd

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 14.99

    This paper explores ways to unlock the potential for regional development and economic cooperation in the wider Central Asia region. It argues that understanding critical clusters of interrelated issues, and explicitly taking into account geopolitical and political economy considerations, are key in this regard. Regional countries and other stakeholders... more...

  • World Bank Assistance to the Financial Sectorby Laurie Effron

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 9.99

    This report is a synthesis of three evaluations carried out by the Independent Evaluation Group and completed between July 2005 and February 2006, on different aspects of Bank assistance to financial sector development in client countries. The three evaluation reports are World Bank Lending for Lines of Credit: An IEG Evaluation; IEG Review of World... more...