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  • Reflexive Governance for Sustainable Developmentby J.P. Voss; D. Bauknecht; R. Kemp

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    This book deals with the issue of sustainable development in a novel and innovative way. It examines the governance implications of reflexive modernisation – the condition that societal development is endangered by its own side-effects. With conceptualising reflexive governance the book leads a way out of endless quarrels about the definition of sustainability... more...

  • Incentives for Regional Developmentby Dr Kala Seetharam Sridhar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 145.00

    This book offers cross-national evidence of the effectiveness of financial and physical incentives for regional development. It challenges the traditional wisdom that competition is harmful for regional development or can be zero-sum. It answers questions such as: What are the effects of tax incentives on the rest of the economy? Do such incentives... more...

  • La cartographie des incidencesby Sarah Earl; Fred Carden; Terry Smutylo

    International Development Research Centre 2002; US$ 25.00

    La Section de l’évaluation et certains programmes du CRDI collaborent avec Barry Kibel, du Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, afin d’adapter sa démarche d’ingénierie des incidences au contexte de la recherche pour le développement. On a mis au point une méthodologie appelée Outcome Mapping pour définir et évaluer l'apport des programmes... more...

  • The Lab, the Temple, and the Marketby Sharon M.P. Harper

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 30.00

    The Lab, the Temple, and the Market tackles these complex questions in four separate essays. Each essay meshes a discussion of development issues and processes with a different system of religious belief: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, and the Bahá'i Faith. The authors — each a scientist as well as a person of faith — show how religious belief and... more...

  • La calidad del crecimientoby Vinod Thomas; Mansoor Dailami; Ashok Dhareshwar; Daniel Kaufmann; Nalin Kishor; Ramón López; Yan Wang

    Pan American Health Organization 2002; US$ 25.00

    En La calidad del crecimiento, traducción al español de la publicación del Banco Mundial The Quality of Growth, se examinan los factores que determinan el mayor o menor grado de pobreza, tales como la distribución, la continuidad, la variabilidad y la participación del gobierno en el proceso de desarrollo, así como también el alcance de los progresos... more...

  • Co-management of Natural Resourcesby Stephen R. Tyler

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 20.00

    The developing world’s poorest people live in marginal, often harsh rural environments. The natural resource base tends to be fragile and highly vulnerable to over exploitation. Yet these rural people depend directly on access to the food, forage, fuel, fibre, water, medicines, and building materials provided by local ecosystems. What types of natural... more...

  • Comanejo de los recursos naturalesby Stephen R. Tyler

    International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 20.00

    Se estima que el número de personas pobres del mundo en desarrollo que viven en áreas marginales donde el medio ambiente es frágil, fluctúa entre 600 y 900 millones. La supervivencia de estas personas depende en gran medida de los recursos naturales del entorno, pero la competencia por esos recursos se ha recrudecido con el crecimiento de la población... more...

  • Explorations in Environmental and Natural Resource Economicsby R. Halvorsen; D.F. Layton

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 40.00

    Gardner M Brown has been a leading innovator in the development of environmental and natural resource economics. This book comprises essays written in his honour by some of the distinguished economists working in this field. It is intended for academics and practitioners in the field of environmental and natural resource economics. more...

  • Using Experimental Methods in Environmental and Resource Economicsby J.A. List

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    This book explores frontier work at the intersection of experimental and environmental economics. It focuses on improving benefit - cost analysis, which remains the hallmark of public policy decision-making around the globe. It also explores important aspects associated with optimal resource use and regulation of resources. more...

  • New Development Strategiesby Akira Kohsaka

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 160.00

    This edited volume examines the flaws in the Washington Consensus. The missing link identified is the relationship between market and government. The East Asian Miracle showed that the market and government are complementary, particularly with regard to economic development. However, the nature of this relationship has not been fully clarified. This... more...