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Economic Development

  • South-South Migrationby Patricia Short; Moazzem Hossain; M. Adil Khan

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    South-South migration contributes significantly to the development of the emerging economies, the migration of receiving countries and, at the same time, generates a major share of remittance income flowing into the sending countries. By capturing field experience and observations from a number of research studies, this book provides a robust... more...

  • Sustainable Growth in the African Economyby Jeffrey James

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The current growth path in sub-Saharan Africa is not following the Lewis model where labour moves from low-productivity agriculture to higher productivity manufacturing. Instead, it is moving directly to inappropriate (import and labour-saving) methods. This book seeks to show how this distorted growth process leaves out the major resource of these... more...

  • Rethinking Canadian Economic Growth and Development since 1900by Vincent Geloso

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 108.47

    This book upturns many established ideas regarding the economic and social history of Quebec, the Canadian province that is home to the majority of its French population. It places the case of Quebec into the wider question of convergence in economic history and whether proactive governments delay or halt convergence.   The period from 1945... more...

  • Innovation Driven Institutional Researchby Ronnie Lessem

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 60.00

    This is the third volume in the CARE-ing for Integral Development series. It continues to build on the previous two works, C ommunity Activation and   A wakening Integral Consciousness , as well as preceding the fourth and final book, E mbodying Integral Development . This book serves as a follow-up to the author's approach to integral research... more...

  • The Political Economy of Special Economic Zonesby Lotta Moberg

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have become a popular development policy throughout the world over the last half a century. These zones form designated areas where governments offer businesses lower taxes, tariffs, and often lighter regulations. Generally, SEZs aim to attract investments and raise a country?s export and employment rates, but although... more...

  • Sustainability Principles and Practiceby Margaret Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition?s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one aspect of the field, first introducing... more...

  • Studies on China's Special Economic Zonesby Yiming Yuan

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 75.93

    This book offers an authoritative study on special economic zones in China. With articles from economic experts and scholars, the scope of the book includes new theories, methods and discoveries in the field of special economic zone studies. It foscuses on discussing recent  advances in the area, including research on current industrial upgrade and... more...

  • Poverty Reduction in the Course of African Developmentby Machiko Nissanke; Muna Ndulo

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 98.99

    This volume examines the evolution of poverty in the course of economic development and how to improve governance and institutions to realize inclusive development in sub-Saharan Africa. more...

  • Angewandte Makroökonomieby Christian A. Conrad

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 24.60

    Dieses Lehrbuch bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über volkswirtschaftliche Zusammenhänge und erklärt die wichtigsten makroökonomischen Größen auf leicht verständliche Art und Weise. Der Leser wird in aufeinander aufbauenden Kapiteln an wichtige makroökonomische Größen wie Inflation und die gesamtwirtschaftliche Nachfrage herangeführt. Er lernt... more...

  • The Quadruple Innovation Helix Nexusby Sara Paulina De Oliveira Monteiro; Elias G. Carayannis

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 112.17

    The Quadruple Innovation Helix concept is the synthesis of top-down policies and practices from Government, University and Industry balanced and shaped by bottom-up initiatives and actions by Civil Society. In addition, of significance is the complementary expansion and completion of the Quadruple Innovation Helix by the concept of the Quintuple... more...