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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Essays on Balance of Payments Constrained Growth

    Theory and Evidence

    Edited by John McCombie, Tony Thirlwall

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  5. State-Business Relations and Economic Development in Africa and India

    Edited by Kunal Sen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  6. Law Reform in Developing and Transitional States

    By Tim Lindsey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    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

  7. Overcoming Inequality in Latin America

    Issues and Challenges for the 21st Century

    Edited by Ricardo Gottschalk, Patricia Justino

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Latin America is faced with the challenge of achieving the Millennium Developmental Goal to halve poverty in the region by 2015. Historically, this region has experienced persistently high levels of inequality and poverty, the causes and consequences of which are analytically examined here....

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Market-Driven Development

    Drawing on the Experience of Asia and Latin America

    Edited by Costas Lapavitsas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Because their economies were regulated, their financial systems ‘repressed’ and their states interventionist, for many years the countries of East Asia challenged the Washington consensus, offering an alternative development paradigm. However, in the 1990’s, Asian capitalism was disrupted following...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Microfinance

    Perils and Prospects

    Edited by Jude L. Fernando

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Microfinance is defined as the financial services offered to the poor for the purpose of promoting small-scale enterprises, and as such it is one of the most important topics in development studies and a burgeoning area in economics. This volume provides a much-needed historical, political and...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Asymmetries of Globalization

    Edited by Pan Yotopoulos, Donato Romano

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The discourse on globalization has become polarized. Proponents consider globalization as the silver bullet for targeting growth in the world economy and for poor countries specifically, while opponents see it as the poisoned arrow of exploitation and impoverishment of the Third World. Splendidly...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge