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Economic Development

  • The Political Economy of China's Great Transformationby Xingyuan Feng; Christer Ljungwall; Sujian Guo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The Political Economy of China?s Great Transformation consists of three parts: first, covering the current political transformation, providing a general political background for the socio-economic, fiscal and urban and rural transformation. The book analyses the economic transformation and addresses the shortcomings of existing interpretations... more...

  • Social Innovation In Africaby Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those tackling Africa?s serious social problems. It lays out the required building blocks for achieving scale at impact. By creating clear mission,... more...

  • Understanding and Avoiding the Oil Curse in Resource-rich Arab Economiesby Ibrahim Elbadawi; Hoda Selim

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 112.00 US$ 91.84

    A variety of perspectives from leading economists provides fresh insight into how Arab countries may best exploit their oil revenues. more...

  • Future Viability, Business Models, and Valuesby Friedrich Glauner

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book challenges the traditional models of modern economy, business education and management, which are devoted to the concepts of scarcity, competition, growth and yield. It deconstructs the spiral of acceleration in which technological shifts concerning global markets and enterprises produce a dynamic of unbridled disruption, concentration and... more...

  • Asia and the Middle-Income Trapby Francis E. Hutchinson; Sanchita Basu Das

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The term ?Middle-Income Trap? refers to countries which stagnate economically after reaching a certain level of per capita income on the basis of labour- and capital-intensive growth, and are struggling to transition towards more skill-intensive and technology-driven development. It has resonance for the increasing number of countries in Asia who... more...

  • Global Governance and Developmentby Josť Antonio Ocampo

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79

    This volume examines the dialogue around global public goods and development cooperation. It asks: how will international cooperation and development institutions be changed? How can we make sure that these global initiatives and institutions are innovating for the better? more...

  • Young Generation Awakeningby Edward A. Sayre; Tarik M. Yousef

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    The Arab Spring uprisings of 2011-2012 across the Middle East have been associated with the underlying grievances of young people. This volume examines the prevailing socioeconomic conditions of youth the eve of the uprisings and assess their role in fomenting the youth-led protests. more...

  • Capital and Collusionby Hilton L. Root

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Why does capital formation often fail to occur in developing countries? Capital and Collusion explores the political incentives that either foster growth or steal nations' growth prospects. Hilton Root examines the frontier between risk and uncertainty, analyzing the forces driving development in both developed and undeveloped regions.... more...

  • A Corporate Solution to Global Povertyby George Lodge; Craig Wilson

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    World leaders have given the reduction of global poverty top priority. And yet it persists. Indeed, in many countries whose governments lack either the desire or the ability to act, poverty has worsened. This book, a joint venture of a Harvard professor and an economist with the International Finance Corporation, argues that the solution lies in the... more...

  • Growing Jobs: Transforming the Way We Approach Economic Developmentby Thomas Tuttle

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 37.00

    Each year, U.S. cities and states spend billions of dollars on incentives intended to create jobs. Are the strategies being implemented outdated? Is there a better way to create jobs? Rather than focusing on individual aspects of economic development such as entrepreneurship and start-up companies or workforce development, this book provides a comprehensive... more...