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  1. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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