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Economic Development

  • Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinderby Jim Clifton; Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal

    Gallup Press 2014;

    Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder delves into the psychology of the entrepreneur. Gallup research shows that decisions and actions, influenced by the personality of the entrepreneur, impact the survival and growth of the venture. Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder is about understanding what drives entrepreneurs to start, sustain, and grow a successful... more...

  • The Open Organizationby Philip A. Foster

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Solutions for the future viability of any organization must be scalable, agile, self-forming, and self-led. In this 21st century era it is not difficult to find organizations that are getting it right. But why should only a handful succeed when there are boundless opportunities for all organizations to embrace a new way of thinking and doing? Welcome... more...

  • Planning Sustainable Cities and Regionsby Karen Chapple

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its pioneering environmental regulation, market innovation,... more...

  • Economics of Agricultural Developmentby George W. Norton; Jeffrey Alwang; William A. Masters

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Economics of Agricultural Development examines the causes, severity, and effects of poverty, population growth, and malnutrition in developing countries. It discusses potential solutions to these problems, progress made in many countries in recent years, and the implications of globalization for agriculture, poverty, and the environment. Topics... more...

  • New Media and International Developmentby Anke Schwittay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    New Media and International Development is the first in-depth examination of microfinance?s enduring popularity with Northern publics. Through a case study of Kiva.org, the world?s first person-to-person microlending website, and other microfinance organizations, the book argues that international development efforts have an affective dimension.... more...

  • The End of Copycat Chinaby Shaun Rein

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    China's changing course, and sustainable success requires a shift in strategy The End of Copycat China helps business executives and investors understand how China's economy is shifting from one based on heavy investment to one on services and consumption by providing insight that help shape effective strategy. Drawing from over 50,000 interviews... more...

  • Towards Low Carbon Cities in Chinaby Sun Sheng Han; Ray Green; Mark Y. Wang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book explores the relationship between urban form and greenhouse gas emissions in China, providing new insights for policy, urban planning and management. Drawing on the results of a four-year multidisciplinary research project, the book examines how factors such as urban households? access to services and jobs, land use mixes and provision... more...

  • The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policyby Steve Rayner; Mark Caine

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The Hartwell Approach to Climate Policy presents a powerful critique of mainstream climate change policies and details a set of pragmatic alternatives based on the Hartwell Group?s collective writings from 1988-2010. Drawing on a rich history of heterodox but increasingly accepted views on climate change policy, this book brings together in a single... more...

  • Rural Development and the Construction of New Marketsby Paul Hebinck; Sergio Schneider; Jan Douwe van der Ploeg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book focuses on empirical experiences related to market development, and specifically new markets with structurally different characteristics than mainstream markets. Europe, Brazil, China and the rather robust and complex African experiences are covered to provide a rich multidisciplinary and multi-level analysis of the dynamics of newly emerging... more...

  • Developmental Macroeconomicsby Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira; José Luís Oreiro; Nelson Marconi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Developmental Macroeconomics: Access to Demand, the Exchange Rate and Growth offers a new approach to development economics and macroeconomics. It is a Keynesian-structuralist approach to economics applied to middle income countries that emphasizes the strategic role of demand in creating investment opportunities that are essential to economic development.... more...