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Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), popularly known as charities, are acknowledged to be pivotal to poverty alleviation, especially in African countries where government capacity and revenues are often limited. Despite their prominent role in poverty alleviation, little is known about how these...
Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge
Issues relating to employment and labour have once again come to the fore of global policy debates in the wake of the widespread unemployment that has accompanied the current financial crisis. In the developing world, there is a growing realization that productive employment promotion and social...
Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge
An Analysis of the CFA Franc Zone
This book applies contemporary macroeconomic theory and econometric modelling techniques in order to address policy issues relating to the CFA Franc Zone, a group of francophone African Countries sharing a common currency that is linked to the French Franc / Euro. Within this methodological...
Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge
Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance
The first extended analysis of selectivity policies of important bilateral and multilateral aid donors, this book combines a policy-analytical with a quantitative-empirical approach. Bringing out the conflicts that may exist between foreign assistance agendas and the desire of governments in...
Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Resource Nationalism as Development Policy
The nationalization of foreign firms has once again returned to the mainstream economic policy agenda in Latin America and elsewhere in the developing world, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia – especially in the extractive sector. This trend, often described as resource nationalism,...
Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge
Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India
This book offers an innovative examination of how ‘low–technology’ industries operate. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, the book fuses economic and sociological perspectives on information sharing by means of informal interaction in a low-technology cluster in a developing country. In doing...
Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge
New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy
Developmental Macroeconomics: Access to Demand, the Exchange Rate and Growth offers a new approach to development economics and macroeconomics. It is a Keynesian-structuralist approach to economics applied to middle income countries that emphasizes the strategic role of demand in creating...
Published October 9th 2014 by Unknown
Prospects for a reengineered partnership
Of the 54African states, only South Africa is categorised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) amongst industrialised countries. The economic activities in Africa are still dominated by the production and trade of agricultural and mineral commodities. This situation is...
Published July 30th 2014 by Unknown
Financial inclusion through microfinance has become a powerful force in improving the living conditions of poor farmers, rural non-farm enterprises and other vulnerable groups. In its unique ability to link the existing extensive network of India’s rural bank branches with the Self Help Groups (SHG...
Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge
Whose Standards? Whose Development?
This volume assesses the achievements and limitations of a new set of non-state or multistakeholder institutions that are concerned with improving the social and environmental record of business, and holding corporations to account. It does so from a perspective that aims to address two limitations...
Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge
Growth and Institutions in African Development
To Be Published April 5th 2015
Migration and Inequality
To Be Published April 12th 2015
Globalization and Development: Rethinking Interventions and Governance
To Be Published April 12th 2015
Disasters and the Networked Economy
To Be Published April 13th 2015
Digital Interactions in Developing Countries: An Economic Perspective
To Be Published April 19th 2015
Financing Regional Growth and the Inter-American Development Bank: The Case of Argentina
To Be Published April 24th 2015
Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms
To Be Published April 28th 2015
The Theory and Practice of Microcredit
To Be Published September 19th 2015
China's War Against Many Faces of Poverty: Towards a new Long March
To Be Published October 29th 2015
Peripheral Visions of Economic Development: New Frontiers in Development Economics and the History of Economic Thought
To Be Published October 30th 2015