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This book examines the opportunities opened up for financial cooperatives by the recent financial crisis, and explores the role of these institutions in promoting and sustaining local development. The global financial crisis has not only shown the limits of the mainstream theory of markets and...
Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge
Financial inclusion through microfinance has become a powerful force in improving the living conditions of poor farmers, rural non-farm enterprises and other vulnerable groups. In its unique ability to link the existing extensive network of India’s rural bank branches with the Self Help Groups (SHG...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
Implications and Prospects for Recovery and Growth
The world economy is currently in the throes of a global economic crisis reminiscent of the great depressions of the 1930s and the 1870s. As back then, the crisis has exposed the major structural imbalances in financial and credit markets in addition to global trade forcing many governments,...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
Livelihood Constraints and Capabilities
This book examines rural poverty in Bangladesh. Based on detailed empirical research and surveys of households in Bangladesh, it provides an accurate portrait of the everyday situations faced by the rural poor in Bangladesh today, covering all aspects of household behaviour. All of the key issues...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
Export-Led Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America
The issue of the pros and cons of free trade from the point of view of developing countries refuses to dissipate, and in Latin America, the debate rages most fiercely. Argentina is still licking its wounds after a catastrophic past five years, and Brazil and others have hardened their line – even...
Published May 1st 2012 by Routledge
Africa and South Asia
This book illustrates the enduring relevance and vitality of the comparative political economy of development approach promoted among others by a group of social scientists in Oxford in the 1980s and 1990s. Contributors demonstrate the viability of this approach as researchers and academics become...
Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge
Past, Present and Future
Credit cooperatives in India make up one of the largest rural financial systems in the world. Playing a vital role in dispensing credit in largely agricultural areas, they are also the weakest link in the formal credit delivery system. This book provides a valuable case study of the traditional...
Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge
Examining institutions rather than themes, this critical book provides a comprehensive survey of the inter-relationship between trade-induced economic growth and the environment and its impact on the global quest for sustainable development. Focusing in particular on the interests and concerns of...
Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge
Whereas there is plenty of work looking at macroeconomic effect of public spending on growth and poverty in Africa as well as studies of the impact of spending or investment in one economic sector on outcomes in that sector or on broader welfare measures, this book fills a much needed gap in the...
Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge
Whose Standards? Whose Development?
This volume assesses the achievements and limitations of a new set of non-state or multistakeholder institutions that are concerned with improving the social and environmental record of business, and holding corporations to account. It does so from a perspective that aims to address two limitations...
Published January 18th 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