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Economic Development

  • Development Macroeconomicsby Pierre-Richard Agénor; Peter J. Montiel

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 90.00

    The global financial crisis triggered severe shocks for developing countries, whose embrace of greater commercial and financial openness has increased their exposure to external shocks, both real and financial. This new edition of Development Macroeconomics has been fully revised to address the more open and less stable environment in which developing... more...

  • Sustainabilityby Helen Kopnina; Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    Sustainability: Key Issues is a comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students doing courses in sustainability. Highly original, it covers the very broad spectrum of ideas covered under sustainability, from participation, resilience, growth, ecological modernism through to culture, sustainable communities and sustainable... more...

  • Resettlement Policy in Large Development Projectsby Ryo Fujikura; Mikiyasu Nakayama

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Hydropower generation by construction of large dams attracts considerable attention as a feasible renewable energy source to meet the power demand in Asian cities. However, large development projects cause involuntary resettlement. Of the world?s forty to eighty million resettlers, many resettlers have been unable to rebuild their livelihood after... more...

  • Post-Conflict Syrian State and Nation Buildingby Cenap Çakmak; Murat Ustaoglu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Based on extensive field work involving the leading figures of the diverse Syrian National Coalition, an umbrella initiative of opposition groups fighting against the Assad regime, this study critically evaluates the challenges ahead as well as the inherent opportunities for the post-conflict era in Syria. more...

  • All on Boardby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 39.00

    All on Board: Making Inclusive Growth Happen puts forth a new approach to economic growth that goes beyond traditional monetary indicators and includes dimensions that reflect people's well-being. It introduces an analytical framework to assess economic growth based on a measurement of multidimensional living standards. The report also presents... more...

  • Minimum Wages, Collective Bargaining and Economic Development in Asia and Europeby Maarten van Klaveren; Denis Gregory; Thorsten Schulten

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 120.00

    This book offers a labour perspective on wage-setting institutions, collective bargaining and economic development. Sixteen country chapters, eight on Asia and eight on Europe, focus in particular on the role and effectiveness of minimum wages in the context of national trends in income inequality, economic development, and social security. more...

  • Oil to Cashby Todd Moss; Caroline Lambert; Stephanie Majerowicz

    Center for Global Development 2015; US$ 14.99

    What should a country do if it suddenly discovers oil and gas? How should it spend the subsequent cash windfall? How can it protect against corruption? How can citizens truly benefit from national wealth? With many of the world's poorest and most fragile states suddenly joining the ranks of oil and gas producers, these are pressing policy questions.... more...

  • Energy and Social Policy (Routledge Revivals)by Jonathan Bradshaw; Toby Harris

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Energy price rises have been amongst the biggest change that has taken place in our society over the last few decades. Their impact, particularly when this book was first published in 1983, had a growing importance in social policy, practice and research, and fuel was, and still is, a major public issue. This collection of essays describes how any... more...

  • Is the Sacred for Saleby Alison M Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    'Definitely a book that sheds light on perspectives and perceptions about today's global economy. A must read for tourists and corporations alike - also heads of state, the media and environment groups - all of whom need to be informed on this key subject.' Chief Garry John, Chair and Spokesperson, St'at'imc Chiefs' Council 'an activist's call to... more...

  • Labour, Employment and Economic Growth in Indiaby K. V. Ramaswamy

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 80.00

    This volume examines India's development experience in the sphere of labour, employment, structural change and institutional challenges. more...