New and Published Books
41-50 of 119 results in Routledge Studies in Development Economics
New Insights Into an Old Debate
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
Challenges and Opportunities for Development
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
Pressing Need, Manageable Cost, Practical Possibilities, Favourable Spillovers
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
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
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
When the state and business interact effectively they can promote a more efficient allocation of scarce resources, appropriate industrial policy and a more effective and prioritised removal of key obstacles to growth, than when the two sides fail to co-operate or engage in harmful collusion. This...
Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge
Law reform in developing countries has become an increasingly topical subject in recent years. A critical issue is why so many law reform projects in developing economies are regarded by their sponsors and recipients as unsuccessful. This informative book: examines examples of law...
Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge
Growth and Institutions in African Development
To Be Published April 1st 2015
Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries: Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms
To Be Published April 28th 2015
The Macroeconomics of Monetary Union: An Analysis of the CFA Franc Zone
To Be Published May 28th 2015
The Theory and Practice of Microcredit
To Be Published September 19th 2015
China's War Against Many Faces of Poverty: Towards a new Long March
To Be Published October 29th 2015
Peripheral Visions of Economic Development: New Frontiers in Development Economics and the History of Economic Thought
To Be Published October 31st 2015
The Corporate Sector in International Development
To Be Published November 14th 2015
The Financialisation of Power in Africa
To Be Published November 21st 2015
Structural Transformation and Social Change in India
To Be Published November 29th 2015
The Political Economy of Natural Resources and Development
To Be Published December 14th 2015