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Economic Development

  • The World Economyby Dale W. Jorgenson; Kyoji Fukao; Marcel P. Timmer

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 124.00 US$ 101.68

    The first long-term analysis of the process of structural change and productivity growth in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the USA. more...

  • Singaporeby Kent E. Calder

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    How Singapore?s solutions to common problems can provide examples for other societies. Nearly everyone knows that Singapore has one of the most efficient governments and competitive, advanced economies in the world. But can this unique citystate of some 5.5 million residents also serve as a model for other advanced economies as well as for the... more...

  • Economic Catch-up and Technological Leapfroggingby Keun Lee

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This book elaborates upon the dynamic changes to Korean firms and the economy from the perspective of catch-up theory. The central premise of the book is that a latecomer’s sustained catch-up is not possible by simply following the path of the forerunners but by creating a new path or ‘leapfrogging’. In this sense, the idea of catch-up... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Anthropologyby Helen Kopnina; Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Environmental Anthropology studies historic and present human-environment interactions. This volume illustrates the ways in which today's environmental anthropologists are constructing new paradigms for understanding the multiplicity of players, pressures, and ecologies in every environment, and the value of cultural knowledge of landscapes. This... more...

  • Governmental Forms and Economic Developmentby Maria Brouwer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book investigates the performance of economic development under different forms of government, ranging from autocratic states to liberal democracies. Starting with a critical review of the literature on social and economic development, including the works of Frank Knight, Max Weber, Joseph Schumpeter and Peter Drucker, it offers a historical... more...

  • The Road Leading to the Marketby Weiying Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Since the reform and opening up period, the world has witnessed a transformation within China. This transformation has led millions out of poverty within China and has in recent years seen China as an important and vital engine of economic growth for the rest of the world. While China has made great strides in embarking on the road to a market economy,... more...

  • Trends in Mathematical Economicsby Alberto A. Pinto; Elvio Accinelli Gamba; Athanasios N. Yannacopoulos; Carlos HervÚs-Beloso

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This book gathers carefully selected works in Mathematical Economics, on myriad topics including General Equilibrium, Game Theory, Economic Growth, Welfare, Social Choice Theory, Finance. It sheds light on the ongoing discussions that have brought together leading researchers from Latin America and Southern Europe at recent conferences in venues like... more...

  • The Global South after the Crisisby Hasan C÷mert; Rex A. McKenzie

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    This volume is split into two accessible sections. The first part concentrates on the impact of the crisis on growth, inequality, policy responses and policy shifts in key areas such as central banking. The second part comprises individual country case studies and includes an exploration of the vulnerabilities related to the integration of developing... more...

  • Fast Growing Firms in a Slow Growth Economyby Francesca Visintin; Daniel Pittino

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Europe needs more innovative companies that grow quickly and end up big. This book examines SME growth, innovation and success, to suggest that fast growing firms could offer a major contribution to the recovery of a European economy. The contributors examine 11 case studies from Italian firms, breaking the book up into three parts: context, actors... more...

  • Economics and Austerity in Europeby Hannah Bargawi; Giovanni Cozzi; Susan Himmelweit

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The full impact of austerity policies across Europe is still being assessed, but it is clear that their gendered impacts have been consistently severe, structural and manifold. They have also been, until now, under-researched and under-estimated. This book brings together the research of leading feminist economists in the area of gender and austerity... more...