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Economic Development

  • Sunspots and Non-Linear Dynamicsby Kazuo Nishimura; Alain Venditti; Nicholas C. Yannelis

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.44

    This book presents the state-of-the-art in non-linear dynamics and sunspots. These two topics have been the core of an international conference on instability and public policies in a globalized world, organized at Aix-Marseille School of Economics and GREQAM in honor of Jean-Michel Grandmont. He has made significant contributions on general equilibrium... more...

  • Climate Change Finance and International Lawby Alexander Zahar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Since 2010, a significant quantity of international climate change finance has begun to reach developing countries. However, the transfer of finance under the international climate change regime ? the legal and ethical obligations that underpin it, the constraints on its use, its intended outcomes, and its successes, failures, and future potential... more...

  • Economic Growthby Olivier de La Grandville

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 48.00

    The second edition of this user-friendly book, offering a clear and original introduction to the theory of economic growth. more...

  • Efficiency, Finance, and Varieties of Industrial Policyby Akbar Noman; Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 69.99

    Industrial policy, once relegated to resource allocation, technological improvements, and the modernization of industries, should be treated as a serious component of sustainability and developmental economics. A rich set of complimentary institutions, shared behavioral norms, and public policies have sustained economic growth from Britain?s industrial... more...

  • Energy Return on Investmentby Charles A.S. Hall

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This authoritative but highly accessible book presents the reader with a powerful framework for understanding the critical role of the energy return on investment (EROI) in the survival and well-being of individuals, ecosystems, businesses, economies and nations. Growth and development are fundamental and ubiquitous processes at all scales, from individuals... more...

  • Family Life in Chinaby William R. Jankowiak; Robert L. Moore

    Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    The family has long been viewed as both a microcosm of the state and a barometer of social change in China. It is no surprise, therefore, that the dramatic changes experienced by Chinese society over the past century have produced a wide array of new family systems. Where a widely accepted Confucian-based ideology once offered a standard framework... more...

  • Failing States, Collapsing Systemsby Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45

    This work executes a unique transdisciplinary methodology building on the author?s previous book, A User?s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save it (Pluto, 2010), which was the first peer-reviewed study to establish a social science framework for the integrated analysis of crises across climate, energy, food, economic, terror and the... more...

  • Cultures of Developmentby Jonathan Warren

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world, such as South Korea and China, have been achieved by rejecting the advice of Western experts. Despite these realities, debates within mainstream... more...

  • Global Governance and Transnationalizing Capitalist Hegemonyby Ian Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is a critique of claims regarding?how emerging economies are supposedly?rewriting the rules of global governance and ushering in alternative models to neoliberal orthodoxy.?It argues that such assumptions are abstractions that ignore both the transnationalizing nature of the global political economy and the actual policy goals of the ruling... more...

  • 2015 Annual Competitiveness Analysis, Agricultural Productivity and Development Vision for ASEAN-10by Khee Giap Tan; Le Phuong Anh Nguyen; Sasidaran Gopalan; Trieu Duong Luu Nguyen

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 110.00 US$ 100.10

    -->. In the tradition of the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS), our research publications make a distinctive contribution to the understanding of economic development in Asia by evaluating and tracking competitiveness for the ten ASEAN member states annually since... more...