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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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