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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Digital Interactions in Developing Countries

    An Economic Perspective

    By Jeffrey James

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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