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The principal themes pursued in this book emerge from the great transformation that the Latin American and the Caribbean economies experienced in the aftermath of both the foreign debt crisis of 1982 and the macroeconomic stabilisation policies that vividly and painfully produced the so-called "...
Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge
Informality is ubiquitous in most developing countries. Understanding the informal economy is therefore of utmost importance from a political, economic and social point of view. Paradoxically, despite its economic importance, knowledge is extremely limited regarding the informal economy. It remains...
Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge
Working but Poor
It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based...
Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge
How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare
This book combines the human development approach and innovation economics in order to explore the effects that structural economic change has on human development. While economic diversification can provide valuable new social choices and capabilities, it also tends to lead to more complex...
Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge
Challenges and Opportunities
This book focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing companies in emerging and developing countries. China and India have become the primary business destination for many global companies that are looking for market opportunities and low costs of production, whilst Morocco, Dubai, Brazil,...
Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge
Challenges and Counter-challenges
This book explores the history of economic development thought, with an emphasis on alternative approaches in macro development economics. Given that the pioneers of development economics in the 1940s and 1950s drew inspiration from classical political economists, this book opens with a review of...
Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge
Development, challenges and options beyond the Cotonou Agreement
Trade liberalisation and openness, as linchpins for development have been flagships of conventional economic policy advices to most African countries over the last few decades. Much of the orientation of the focus however has been on the impact of international trade on development rather than the...
Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge
Methods Applied to EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements
The European Union (EU) has provided trade preferences to the former colonies of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions since 1975 but these preferences have been of limited value and found to be incompatible with WTO rules. To continue preferences, economic partnership agreements (EPAs)...
Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge
Perspectives on financial regulation and new developmentalism
The 2008 global financial crisis took the world by surprise, not least because politicians, businessmen and economists believed that they had learned crucial lessons from the Great Depression of the 1930s. As a direct result of deregulated financial markets, financial crises occurred in both...
Published January 29th 2014 by Routledge
Monetary and Financial Integration in West Africa details the progress, challenges faced, and potential of the project intended to create a West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) between Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Given the trend towards regionalization of economic ties across the...
Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge
The Politics of Aid Selectivity: Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance
To Be Published November 1st 2014
Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development: Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India
To Be Published November 19th 2014
The Theory and Practice of Microcredit
To Be Published December 15th 2014
Employment and Inclusive Development
To Be Published February 17th 2015
The Role of NGOs in African Socio-Economic Development
To Be Published March 1st 2015
Growth and Institutions in African Development
To Be Published April 6th 2015
The Financialisation of Power in Africa
To Be Published May 22nd 2015
The Corporate Sector in International Development
To Be Published June 15th 2015