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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Membership Based Organizations of the Poor

    By Martha Chen, Renana Jhabvala, Ravi Kanbur, Carol Richards

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This highly topical volume, with contributions from leading experts in the field, explores a variety of questions about membership based organizations of the poor. Analyzing their success and failure and the internal and external factors that play a part, it uses studies from both developed and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Latecomer Development

    Innovation and knowledge for economic growth

    By Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka, Padmashree Gehl Sampath

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The most important issue for development centres on the debate about the centrality of knowledge, technology and innovation to the process of economic development. While this much is broadly agreed, what is at issue is the precise mechanics of overcoming economic development challenges in different...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Culture, Institutions, and Development

    New Insights Into an Old Debate

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Platteau, Robert Peccoud

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Does culture matter? This question has taken on added significance since fundamentalist revivalism has recently gained ground in different parts of the world. The old controversy between Max Weber and Karl Marx, which centres around the extent to which cultural factors such as social norms and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge