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  1. Poverty and Exclusion in North and South

    Essays on Social Policy and Global Poverty Reduction

    Edited by Elizabeth Dowler, Paul Mosley

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    Over the past decade there has been a worrying increase in poverty in the industrialised countries of the "North", while many of the developing countries of the "South" have experienced some improvement. This collection argues that there are a number of likenesses between the predicaments of North...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Vulnerable People, Vulnerable States

    Redefining the Development Challenge

    By Daniel Bromley, Glen Anderson

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    Over five decades of economic and technical assistance to the countries of Africa and the Middle East have failed to improve the life prospects for over 1.4 billion people who remain vulnerable. Billions of dollars have been spent on such assistance and yet little progress has been made....

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Uniting on Food Assistance

    The Case for Transatlantic Cooperation

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett, Julia Steets, Andrea Binder

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    This book chronicles the most essential causes and implications of these trends, which have expanded international food assistance well beyond the simple shipment of donated food aid commodities. We pay particular attention to how these trends shape and are shaped by European Union (EU) and United...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Land Reform in Developing Countries

    Property Rights and Property Wrongs

    By Michael Lipton

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    First published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 26th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Social Economics of Poverty

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    A unique analysis of the moral and social dimensions of microeconomic behaviour in developing countries, this book calls into question standard notions of rationality and many of the assumptions of neo-classical economics, and shows how these are inappropriate in communities with widespread...

    Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Food Aid After Fifty Years

    Recasting its Role

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Dan Maxwell

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    This book analyzes the impact food aid programmes have had over the past fifty years, assessing the current situation as well as future prospects. Issues such as political expediency, the impact of international trade and exchange rates are put under the microscope to provide the reader with a...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  7. The IMF and the Future

    By Graham Bird

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    The International Monetary Fund has been criticised from both the right and the left of the political spectrum with the right arguing that it is too interventionist and creates more problems than it solves and the left on occasion demanding that it be abolished altogether. What seems almost beyond...

    Published November 28th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Econometrics and Data Analysis for Developing Countries

    By Chandan Mukherjee, Howard White, Marc Wuyts

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    Getting accurate data on less developed countries has created great problems for studying these areas. Yet until recently students of development economics have relied on standard econometrics texts, which assume a Western context. Econometrics and Data Analysis for Developing Countries solves this...

    Published December 18th 1997 by Routledge

  9. Adjustment and Poverty

    Options and Choices

    By Frances Stewart

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    The last decade has brought sharp adjustment and rising poverty for most of the developing world. Adjustment and Poverty: Options and Choices examines the major causes and results of this situation, including: *the relationship between structural adjustment and poverty; *the extent to which the...

    Published September 14th 1995 by Routledge

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