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Beyond the Post-Washington Consensus
The Post-Washington Consensus has succeeded in becoming the new theoretical underpinning for the World Bank's Structural Adjustment policies in developing countries. This broad-ranging critique explains that without a much broader political economy the Post-Washington Consensus is unlikely to...
Published March 7th 2001 by Routledge
Privatization, Performance and Reform
In the rapid world-wide spread of privatization, progress in the Middle East and North Africa region has been markedly slow. This volume argues that a high level of overstaffing in public enterprises and the inability of economies to create jobs fast enough is mainly responsible for this. An...
Published December 6th 2000 by Routledge
An Economic and Political Analysis
This comprehensive work examines ways in which developing countries may achieve economic, political and social reconstruction in the wake of armed conflict. International researchers discuss such issues as women and children in the recovery process, refugees and the role of aid, the reintegration...
Published June 9th 1999 by Routledge
New Agendas in a Changing World
This book considers the nature of change at the World Bank, exploring both the external impetous for change, and the impact of the Bank's internal organization and culture. The author's findings are supported by detailed case studies of three of the Bank's most important new agendas: * private...
Published March 24th 1999 by Routledge
The Dynamics of Micro and Small Enterprises
Micro and small enterprises (MSEs) have been recognized as a major contemporary source of employment and income in a growing number of developing countries. Yet, relatively little is known about the characteristics and patterns of change in these enterprises. This volume examines the dynamics of...
Published March 3rd 1999 by Routledge
Policy, Institutions and the Future
This book offers an in-depth analysis of the current state of the African economy and makes constructive suggestions about its future direction. The contributors argue that despite enduring challenges such as food security and employment creation, Africa faces a brighter future in sustainable...
Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge
Liberalization and Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa
Financial Integration and Development examines the effects of financial liberalization on development, with particular focus on Sub-Saharan Africa. Looking at the relationship between formal and informal institutions, it focuses on structural features that separate formal and informal segments of...
Published April 25th 1998 by Routledge
Economic Challenges and Policies for the Future
This volume brings together some of the best-known and highly-regarded academics in the field to present a timely and comprehensive review of the prospects for economic integration and development in Southern Africa, and to analyse alternative strategies and policies for the future. It presents...
Published January 28th 1998 by Routledge
Structural Adjustment and Economic Diplomacy
This book explores the complex, post-colonial relationship between Europe and African states. Using new field work as well as existing material the author explores * the dynamics of diplomacy * the operating practices of EU agreements * responses to debt and structural adjustment...
Published July 16th 1997 by Routledge
Lessons from Five Countries
Changes to levels of earnings in the public and private sectors have a critical role in the adjustment process. Case studies of Singapore, Korea, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Argentina show that in those countries which adjusted unsuccessfully real earnings declined sharply, often with a further negative...
Published January 29th 1997 by Routledge
The Politics of Aid Selectivity: Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance
To Be Published December 2nd 2014
The Theory and Practice of Microcredit
To Be Published December 14th 2014
Employment and Inclusive Development
To Be Published February 16th 2015
The Role of NGOs in African Socio-Economic Development
To Be Published February 28th 2015
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