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Economic Development

  • Building State Capabilityby Matt Andrews; Lant Pritchett; Michael Woolcock

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 54.99

    This book uses data to identify failures in efforts to build state capability in development, employs theory to explain why these failures are common and likely to persist, and builds on applied experience to offer a new approach to build state capability more effectively. more...

  • The Globalization of Inequalityby François Bourguignon; Thomas Scott-Railton; François Bourguignon

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 18.95 US$ 17.24

    In The Globalization of Inequality , distinguished economist and policymaker François Bourguignon examines the complex and paradoxical links between a vibrant world economy that has raised the living standard of over half a billion people in emerging nations such as China, India, and Brazil, and the exponentially increasing inequality within countries.... more...

  • Collective Choice and Social Welfareby Amartya Sen

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 18.32

    Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen's first great book, now reissued in a fully revised and expanded second edition 'Can the values which individual members of society attach to different alternatives be aggregated into values for society as a whole, in a way that is both fair and theoretically sound? Is the majority principle a workable rule for... more...

  • OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviewsby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2017; US$ 20.00

    The OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) conducts periodic reviews of the individual development co-operation efforts of DAC members. The policies and programmes of each member are critically examined approximately once every five years. DAC peer reviews assess the performance of a given member, not just that of its development co-operation... more...

  • Tanzaniaby Christopher S. Adam; Paul Collier; Benno Ndulu

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 84.99

    This volume examines key policy challenges facing Tanzania over the coming decades in the areas of agriculture, trade, urbanization, employment, finance, and natural investment. more...

  • The Development of African Capital Marketsby Boniface Chimpango

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Most capital markets that have been established in developing economies like Africa have struggled to make progress over two decades down the line. Development of African Capital Markets explores why these markets have remained underdeveloped and discusses a possible development theory that can be used in designing and implementing legal and institutional... more...

  • Sweet Talkby J. P. Singh

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50

    Developed nations strive to create the impression that their hearts and pockets bleed for the developing world. Yet, the global North continues to offer unfavorable trade terms to the global South. Truly fair trade would make reciprocal concessions to developing countries while allowing them to better their own positions. However, five hundred years... more...

  • China's Economic Growth: Towards Sustainable Economic Development and Social Justiceby John Joshua

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 107.05

    This two-volume book addresses the economic transformation occurring in China at present. The author investigates China's domestic and international policies, the impact of these policies on economic growth, and their effect on the quality of life for the people of China. In the first volume, the author distinguishes between economic growth and sustainable... more...

  • The New Scramble for Africaby P?draig Carmody

    Wiley 2017; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    Once marginalized in the world economy, Africa today is a major global supplier of crucial raw materials like oil, uranium and coltan. China's part in this story has loomed particularly large in recent years, and the American military footprint on the continent has also expanded. But a new scramble for resources, markets and territory is now taking... more...

  • The Fourth Industrial Revolutionby Klaus Schwab

    The Crown Publishing Group 2017; US$ 28.00

    World-renowned economist Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, explains that we have an opportunity to shape the fourth industrial revolu­tion, which will fundamentally alter how we live and work. Schwab argues that this revolution is different in scale, scope and complexity from any that have come before.... more...