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  • Africa Development Indicators 2006by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 49.99

    Africa Development Indicators 2006 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains about 450 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering 53 African countries. Designed to provide all those interested in Africa with a focused and convenient set of data to monitor development programs and aid... more...

  • African Development Indicators 2005by World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2005; US$ 34.99

    African Development Indicators 2005 provides the most detailed collection of data on Africa available in one volume. It contains more than 500 macroeconomic, sectoral, and social indicators, covering over 50 African countries with data from 1965-2003. The book is grouped into 17 chapters: background data; national accounts; prices and exchange rates;... more...

  • Postindustrial East Asian Citiesby Shahid Yusuf

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 19.99

    Post-Industrial East Asian Cities analyzes urban developments and policies responsible for the growth of producer services and creative industries. This study is based on the findings of firm surveys conducted in East Asia and a review of the data and literature on several key regional cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Bangkok and Tokyo)... more...

  • No Localby Greg Sharzer

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Can making things smaller make the world a better place? No Local takes a critical look at localism, an ideology that says small businesses, ethical shopping and community initiatives like gardens and farmers? markets can stop corporate globalization. These small acts might make life better for some, but they don?t challenge the drive for profit... more...

  • Taxation, Housing Markets, and the Markets for Building Landby Bernd Gutting

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 149.00

    Almost everywhere in the world housing policies play an important role in government programs. Especially in the industrialized Western economies housing policy issues are triggered mainly by two developments: growing population density and increasing environmental pollution enforce a systematic planning of regional and urban development; all social... more...

  • Global Production and Trade in East Asiaby Leonard K. Cheng; Henryk Kierzkowski

    Springer US 2012; Not Available

    Global Production and Trade in East Asia focuses on the profound change that the traditional paradigm of production and international trade has undergone in the last two decades or so as a result of worldwide trade and investment liberalization. This ongoing transformation has been both aided and stimulated by advances in telecommunications,... more...

  • Decentralization and Development Partnershipby Fumihiko Saito

    Springer Japan 2012; Not Available

    Decentralization - an essential pillar of institutional reform - is of critical importance in developing countries, particularly in regard to democratization, effective development, and good governance. Uganda, since 1986 and the start of decentralization measures under Yoweri Museveni and the National Resistance Movement, has represented one of the... more...

  • Deutschland und Japan im globalen Wettbewerbby Bodo Wilmes

    Physica-Verlag HD 2013; Not Available

    Deutsche Industrieunternehmen sehen sich auf globalen Marlden einem zunehmenden Wettbewerb ausgesetzt. In diesem Zusammenhang kommt der japanischen Industrie eine besondere Bedeutung zu. In vielen Branchen ist es den japanischen Unternehmen gelungen, eine globale Spitzenposition zu Lasten der deutschen Wettbewerber zu besetzen. Die Ursachen des japanischen... more...

  • Spatial inequalities and regional developmentby Henk Folmer; Jan Oosterhaven

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 199.00

    In September 1977 a 'Regional Science Symposium' was held at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Organized because of the recent establishment at the Faculty of Economics of a group that is engaged in teaching and research in the field of regional science, the aim of the symposium was to make university members... more...

  • Municipal Financesby Catherine D. Farvacque-Vitkovic; Mihaly Kopanyi

    World Bank Publications 2014; US$ 29.99

    The Municipal Finance Handbook aims to help local government practitioners, particularly staff of medium and large cities, improve strategic management of municipal finances. The demands for pragmatic knowledge are fueled in part by decentralization and fiscal pressures, as transfer of responsibilities from central to local governments are not often... more...