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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 February 28th 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 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 8th 2014 by Unknown

  7. 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 29th 2014 by Unknown

  8. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge