New and Published Books
21-30 of 110 results in Routledge Studies in Development Economics
An Essay on the Complementarity between Market- and Government-Led Land Reform for its Resolution
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
Juggling with Money
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
New Entrepreneurial Firms in Transition Economies
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
Local versus Global Logic
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
The Case of Argentina
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
Rethinking Interventions and Governance
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
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
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
An Economic Perspective
Jeffrey James is one of the relatively few academics to have systematically taken on the topic of IT and development. In this timely book he undertakes a methodological critique of prominent topics in the debate. Challenging the existing literature by international and governmental institutions,...
Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge
Theory and Evidence
There are many theories concerning the relationship between the pace of development and economic growth in different countries. This impressive collection explores the relationship between a country's balance of payments and their rate of economic growth. The evidence and ramifications within the...
Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge
Building Businesses in Emerging and Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities
To Be Published April 6th 2014
Economic Complexity and Human Development: How Economic Diversification and Social Networks Affect Human Agency and Welfare
To Be Published April 15th 2014
Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa: Working but Poor
To Be Published April 21st 2014
The Informal Economy in Developing Countries
To Be Published July 22nd 2014
African Industrial Development and European Union Cooperation: Prospects for a reengineered partnership
To Be Published August 5th 2014
The Macroeconomics of Monetary Union: An Analysis of the CFA Franc Zone
To Be Published August 14th 2014
Prosperity and Economic Development in Low Income Asian Countries: The Parallel World
To Be Published August 30th 2014
Developmental Macroeconomics: New Developmentalism as a Growth Strategy
To Be Published September 29th 2014
The Financialisation of Power in Africa
To Be Published October 30th 2014
The Politics of Aid Selectivity: Good Governance Criteria in World Bank, U.S. and Dutch Development Assistance
To Be Published October 31st 2014