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  1. The Theory and Practice of Microcredit

    By Wahiduddin Mahmud, S.R. Osmani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Microcredit has emerged as a hugely popular tool all over the developing world for helping poor people to help themselves by engaging in self-employed income-earning activities. By developing innovative ways of providing the poor with access to credit, the ‘microcredit revolution’, as it has come...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 Routledge

  5. 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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. The Global Economic Crisis and the Developing World

    Implications and Prospects for Recovery and Growth

    Edited by Ashwini Deshpande, Keith Nurse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The world economy is currently in the throes of a global economic crisis reminiscent of the great depressions of the 1930s and the 1870s. As back then, the crisis has exposed the major structural imbalances in financial and credit markets in addition to global trade forcing many governments,...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Public Expenditures for Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa

    Edited by Tewodaj Mogues, Samuel E Benin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Whereas there is plenty of work looking at macroeconomic effect of public spending on growth and poverty in Africa as well as studies of the impact of spending or investment in one economic sector on outcomes in that sector or on broader welfare measures, this book fills a much needed gap in the...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge