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  1. Labor Markets and Economic Development

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Jan Svejnar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    As developing and transition economies enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues increasingly come to the fore. With the increased competition from globalization, the discussion is shifting to the need for greater labor market flexibility and the creation of "good" jobs. Moreover, the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Reform and Development in China

    What Can China Offer the Developing World

    Edited by Yang Yao, Ho-Mou Wu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Between 1978 and 2006, GDP growth in China maintained an annual average rate of 9.7%, meaning the Chinese economy increased by more than twelve times. This was achieved with quite unorthodox approaches to reform and development as China has adopted a gradualist approach to adopting key institutions...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Economic Transitions to Neoliberalism in Middle-Income Countries

    Policy Dilemmas, Economic Crises, Forms of Resistance

    Edited by Alfredo Saad-Filho, Galip L. Yalman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Neoliberalism is based on the systematic use of state power to impose, under the veil of ‘non-intervention’, a hegemonic project of recomposition of capitalist rule in most areas of social life. The tensions and displacements embedded within global neoliberalism are nowhere more evident than in the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Energy, Bio Fuels and Development

    Comparing Brazil and the United States

    Edited by Edmund Amann, Werner Baer, Don Coes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This collection examines the important and topical issue of the economic, social and environmental implications of concerted attempts to diversify energy sources away from fossil fuels. The book expertly examines this issue by focussing on the contrasting experiences of two major economies; one...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Taxation in a Low-Income Economy

    The case of Mozambique

    Edited by Channing Arndt, Finn Tarp

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This volume contains a stimulating collection of analytical studies focusing on taxation in Mozambique. It tells a compelling story about tax systems in a low income economy increasingly integrated into the world trading system, but very much dependent on foreign trade taxes and international...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Towards New Developmentalism

    Market as Means rather than Master

    Edited by Shahrukh Rafi Khan, Jens Christiansen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The global financial and economic crisis starting in 2007 has provoked the exploration of alternatives to neo-liberalism. Although neo-liberalism has been critiqued from various perspectives, these critiques have not coalesced into a concrete alternative in development economics literature. The...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Development Macroeconomics

    Essays in Memory of Anita Ghatak

    Edited by Subrata Ghatak, Paul Levine

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This brings together relevant papers on macro-, monetary and development economics from many eminent economists from all over the world who are closely associated with the works of Late Professor Anita Ghatak of Greenwich University, UK who was an expert in the field of macroeconomics and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Impact of International Debt Relief

    By A. Geske Dijkstra

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    International debt relief continues to be a highly controversial subject. Although many heavily indebted poor countries have received large amounts of debt relief over the past quarter of a century, it doesn’t appear to be enough. This book examines the impact of international debt relief...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Achieving Economic Development in the Era of Globalization

    By Shalendra D. Sharma

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Challenging assumptions about the benefits of specific development practices, this book provides readers with overview of how competing frameworks have developed and the ways that specific development practices reflect specific understandings of the main debates, as well as offering a comprehensive...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Europe's Troubled Region

    Economic Development, Institutional Reform, and Social Welfare in the Western Balkans

    By William Bartlett

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The countries of the Western Balkans - Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and the province of Kosovo - form a core European region. The region is known for its instability and recent history of wars and civil conflicts, but far less is known about the changes...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge