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  1. South-South Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Development

    Edited by S. Mansoob Murshed, Pedro Goulart, Leandro A. Serino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Two prominent features of the current global economy are the world-wide recession brought about by the recent financial crisis, and the emergence of major economic powers from within the developing world such as Brazil, China and India. The former represents the failure of global regulatory...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Universal Social Safety-Net and the Attack on World Poverty

    Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers

    By Anthony Clunies-Ross, Mozammel Huq

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The book is concerned with strategy and tactics for directing that small slice of world income into filling the gap. This must be done country by country, on the initiative of each country’s government: with the maximum involvement of its own civil society, and with the rich world also making a...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Crisis of Rural Poverty and Hunger

    An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution

    By M. Riad El-Ghonemy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    M. Riad El-Ghonemy argues that if current trends in government-led and market based land reforms persist the rural poor population in developing countries will continue to rise. Based on nearly half a century of academic and field research this valuable work presents compelling evidence on...

    Published September 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Microfinance, Debt and Over-Indebtedness

    Juggling with Money

    Edited by Isabelle Guérin, Solène Morvant-Roux, Magdalena Villarreal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Although microcredit programmes have long been considered efficient development tools, many forms of debt-induced distress have emerged in their wake. This has brought to light the problem of over-indebtedness, a topic which has been previously underexplored in the literature. This new book, from a...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Private Sector after Communism

    New Entrepreneurial Firms in Transition Economies

    By Vladimir Banacek, Mihaly Laki, Jan Winiecki

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The transformation of state-owned enterprises into privately owned ones is commonly referred to as 'privatization'. Just as important as this process, though sometimes not given the attention it deserves and requires, is the establishment and expansion of new private firms.This book analyzes new...

    Published August 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Multinational Enterprise in Developing Countries

    Local versus Global Logic

    Edited by Rick Molz, Catalin Ratiu, Ali Taleb

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    A key distinctive feature of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) as organizations resides in the fact that they span across borders. This exposes them to dissimilar and often unfamiliar social and economic conditions as they venture in foreign countries. MNEs from industrialized economies that are...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Financing Regional Growth and the Inter-American Development Bank

    The Case of Argentina

    By Ernesto Vivares

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The crisis of the current global financial order is challenging us to critically reflect on how this order has been driven, and the development outcomes produced by its central political and economic actors. There is a great deal of academic knowledge about the role of the international financial...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Globalization and Development

    Rethinking Interventions and Governance

    Edited by Arne Bigsten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The key challenge for achieving sustained development in developing countries relates to quality of domestic governance, which in turn is strongly affected by external interventions. Domestic governance includes politics, policy formulation, institution building and policy implementation. It is...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Disasters and the Networked Economy

    By J.M. Albala-Bertrand

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Mainstream quantitative analysis and simulations are fraught with difficulties and are intrinsically unable to deal appropriately with long-term macroeconomic effects of disasters. In this new book, J.M. Albala-Bertrand develops the themes introduced in his past book, The Political Economy of Large...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Migration and Inequality

    Edited by Tanja Bastia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The ‘migration-development’ nexus has emerged as an important area of both research and policy over the last ten years. However, most of the interest has focused on the potential that migration holds for poverty alleviation. Relatively little attention has been paid to the relationship between...

    Published February 10th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Economic Complexity and Human Development: How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare
    By Dominik Hartmann
    To Be Published April 30th 2014
  2. Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Working but Poor
    Edited by Hiroyuki Hino, Gustav Ranis
    To Be Published May 12th 2014
  3. European Union Trade Politics and Development: 'Everything but Arms' Unravelled
    Edited by Gerrit Faber, Jan Orbie
    To Be Published June 30th 2014
  4. Ideas, Policies and Economic Development in the Americas
    By Esteban Pérez-Caldentey, Matias Vernengo
    To Be Published June 30th 2014
  5. Microcredit and International Development: Contexts, Achievements and Challenges
    Edited by Farhad Hossain, Christopher Rees, Tonya Knight-Millar
    To Be Published July 2nd 2014
  6. Market Liberalism, Growth, and Economic Development in Latin America
    Edited by Gerardo Angeles Castro, Ignacio Perrotini-Hernández, Humberto Ríos-Bolivar
    To Be Published July 3rd 2014
  7. Business Regulation and Non-State Actors: Whose Standards? Whose Development?
    Edited by Peter Utting, Darryl Reed, Ananya Mukherjee Reed
    To Be Published July 6th 2014
  8. The Global Economic Crisis and the Developing World: Implications and Prospects for Recovery and Growth
    Edited by Ashwini Deshpande, Keith Nurse
    To Be Published July 6th 2014
  9. The Microfinance Impact
    By Ranjula Bali Swain
    To Be Published July 7th 2014
  10. Public Expenditures for Agricultural and Rural Development in Africa
    Edited by Tewodaj Mogues, Samuel E Benin
    To Be Published July 7th 2014

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