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  1. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Development Dilemmas

    By Melvin Ayogu, Don Ross

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    It is widely believed that economic development in much of the world is not happening quickly enough. Indeed, the standard of living in some parts of the world has actually been declining. Many experts now doubt that the solution can be purely technical and economic; it must also be political and...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Economics of Palestine

    Economic Policy and Institutional Reform for a Viable Palestine State

    Edited by David Cobham, Nu'man Kanafani

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book aims to set the intense political debates on one side in order to do some serious economic analysis. It assumes that a sovereign independent Palestinian state comes into existence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and proceeds to examine the economic policies and institutional reforms...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Managing Development

    Globalization, Economic Restructuring and Social Policy

    Edited by Junji Nakagawa

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Globalization in the 1990s provided both opportunities and challenges for developing and transition economies. Though for some, it offered the chance to achieve economic growth through active involvement in the integrated and liberalized world economy, it also increased their vulnerability to...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge