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  1. The Role of NGOs in African Socio-Economic Development

    By Trudy Owens, Ronelle Burger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  2. Employment and Inclusive Development

    By Rizwanul Islam, Iyanatul Islam

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  3. The Macroeconomics of Monetary Union

    An Analysis of the CFA Franc Zone

    By David Fielding

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  4. The Politics of Aid Selectivity

    Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance

    By Wil Hout

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  5. The Political Economy of Natural Resources

    Resource Nationalism as Development Policy

    Edited by Paul Alexander Haslam, Pablo Heidrich

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  6. Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development

    Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India

    By Anant Kamath

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  7. Developmental Macroeconomics

    New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy

    By Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, José Luís Oreiro, Nelson Marconi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  8. African Industrial Development and European Union Co-operation

    Prospects for a reengineered partnership

    Edited by Francis A.S.T. Matambalya

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  9. The Microfinance Impact

    By Ranjula Bali Swain

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  10. Business Regulation and Non-State Actors

    Whose Standards? Whose Development?

    Edited by Peter Utting, Darryl Reed, Ananya Mukherjee Reed

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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