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  1. State-Owned Enterprises in the Middle East and North Africa

    Privatization, Performance and Reform

    Edited by Merih Celasun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  2. Recovery from Armed Conflict in Developing Countries

    An Economic and Political Analysis

    Edited by Geoff Harris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  3. The World Bank

    New Agendas in a Changing World

    By Michelle Miller-Adams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  4. Small Enterprises and Economic Development

    The Dynamics of Micro and Small Enterprises

    By Carl E. Liedholm, Donald C. Mead

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  5. The African Economy

    Policy, Institutions and the Future

    Edited by Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  6. Financial Integration and Development

    Liberalization and Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Ernest Aryeetey, Machiko Nissanke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  7. Post-Apartheid Southern Africa

    Economic Challenges and Policies for the Future

    Edited by Lennart Petersson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  8. Europe and Economic Reform in Africa

    Structural Adjustment and Economic Diplomacy

    By Obed O. Mailafia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  9. Public Sector Pay and Adjustment

    Lessons from Five Countries

    By Christopher Colclough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  10. Financial Development and Economic Growth

    Theory and Experiences from Developing Countries

    Edited by Niels Hermes, Robert Lensink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This collection brings together a collection of theoretical and empirical findings on aspects of financial development and economic growth in developing countries. The book is divided into two parts: the first identifies and analyses the major theoretical issues using examples from developing...

    Published October 30th 1996 by Routledge