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Economic Development

  • Economic Growthby Olivier de La Grandville

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 48.00

    The second edition of this user-friendly book, offering a clear and original introduction to the theory of economic growth. more...

  • Preparing for a World that Doesn't Exist - Yetby Rick Smyre; Neil Richardson

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Preparing For A World That Doesn't Exist - Yet is about an emerging Second Enlightenment and the capacities you will need to achieve success in this new, fast-evolving world. more...

  • Millions Savedby Amanda Glassman; Miriam Temin

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    Over the past fifteen years, people in low- and middle-income countries have experienced a health revolutionone that has created new opportunities and brought new challenges. It is a revolution that keeps mothers and babies alive, helps children grow, and enables adults to thrive. Millions Saved: New Cases of Proven Success in Global Health chronicles... more...

  • China?s Reform in the Next Ten Yearsby Yilin Press

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 12.99 US$ 8.99

    A collection of essays by leading Chinese political economists about the economic challenges facing China today and the reforms?to everything from financial institutions to urban housing policy?that will be necessary to prepare for the next ten years. more...

  • Brazil in Transitionby Lee J. Alston; Marcus André Melo; Bernardo Mueller; Carlos Pereira

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50

    Brazil is the world's sixth-largest economy, and for the first three-quarters of the twentieth century was one of the fastest-growing countries in the world. While the country underwent two decades of unrelenting decline from 1975 to 1994, the economy has rebounded dramatically. How did this nation become an emerging power? Brazil in Transition ... more...

  • Development Economicsby Gérard Roland

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 277.95

    Gerard Roland's new text, Development Economics, is the first undergraduate text to recognize the role of institutions in understanding development and growth. Through a series of chapters devoted to specific sets of institutions, Roland examines the effects of institutions on growth, property rights, market development, and the delivery of public... more...

  • Age of Discoveryby Ian Goldin; Chris Kutarna

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99

    Age of Discovery explores a world on the brink of a new Renaissance and asks: How do we share more widely the benefits of unprecedented progress? How do we endure the inevitable tumult generated by accelerating change? How do we each thrive through this tangled, uncertain time? From gains in health, education, wealth and technology, to crises of... more...

  • The China Factorby Amy Karam; Ken Wilcox

    Wiley 2016; US$ 30.00

    The Innovation of Globalization – proven strategies to out-win disruptive global competition. Does your company know how to compete in the evolving global business arena with emerging entrants? What tactics must your company use to overcome price discounting wars that cut into your margins? What are the success factors your new rivals... more...

  • The Pursuit of Developmentby Ian Goldin

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 12.99

    In this book Ian Goldin shows how the understanding of how nations escape poverty and achieve economic and social progress has changed as the pendulum has swung from arguments for state-led development to a preoccupation with market forces. more...

  • Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformationby Kees Biekart; Wendy Harcourt; Peter Knorringa

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation as the multiple economic, political and social processes where peoples, organizations, movements and ideas are shaping struggles for global... more...