Collected essays on development economics in practice
What can we do to unlock the unrealised potential of the hundreds of millions of rural poor and landless workers? The ever-topical central theme in this collection of essays is the mixed role of government and the institutionally regulated market in tackling rural poverty and land distribution...
Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge
The Case for Land Reform
With the use of wide-ranging case studies the author clearly illustrates the impact of schemes intended to re-allocate land in developing countries. Concluding that land reform can play a major part in stimulating rural economies this book explores the extent to which such policies can successfully...
Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge
An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution
M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on...
Published September 13th 2013 by Routledge
Challenges for Development
The book focuses on three main themes: overpopulation associated with low productivity, unemployment, persistent poverty and weak savings and investment capacity the post-1950 development strategies and their outcomes the institutional structures that are constraining economic and political...
Published November 29th 2010 by Routledge
Affluence and Poverty in the Middle East is an introduction to the political economy of the Middle East, focusing on its most salient features - persistent poverty and extreme inequality. El-Ghonemy analyses the factors influencing the region, including its unique historical, religious and cultural...
Published March 5th 1998 by Routledge