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Forthcoming Economics and Development Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Growth and Institutions in African Development

    Edited by Augustin K. Fosu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Recent years have seen a sustained research effort exploring the African development experience. The extant literature has offered a large set of explanations as to why the African development record has lagged behind that of other regions of the developing world. This new volume brings...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Democracy and Famine

    By Olivier Rubin

    Famine is the most extreme manifestation of the existence of poverty, inequality and political apathy. Whereas poverty, hunger and diseases are not easily eradicated in the world today, famines are often perceived to be relatively simple to avert. However, the political incentives to prevent...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Democratization and Market Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries

    Think Tanks as Catalysts

    By James G. McGann

    This book explores the pivotal role of think tanks in the democratization and economic reform movements by evaluating their overall effect on the transformation process in developing and transitional countries around the world. James G. McGann assesses twenty-three think tanks, located in nine...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Microtrade

    A New System of International Trade with Volunteerism Towards Poverty Elimination

    Edited by Yong-Shik Lee

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    With contributions from well-regarded scholars of international economic law, this book sets out the case for an innovative solution to extreme poverty which utilizes international trade and its legal framework to relieve populations of the poorest countries around the world of extreme poverty. "...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Beyond Social Capital

    A critical approach

    Edited by Irene van Staveren, Peter Knorringa

    China is poised to gain global importance as a growth engine for the world economy on a par with Europe and the USA. Japanese multinational enterprises are increasingly active in relocating to China their R&D and capital- and knowledge-intensive production for both export-platform and target...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Public Finance and Economic Growth in Developing Countries

    Lessons from Ethiopia's Reforms

    By Stephen B. Peterson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Public finance is crucial to a country’s economic growth, yet successful reform of public finances has been rare. Ethiopia is an example of a country that undertook comprehensive reform of its core financial systems, independent of the IMF and the World Bank, and successfully transformed itself...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Microcredit and Women's Empowerment

    A Case Study of Bangladesh

    By Aminul Faraizi, Taskinur Rahman

    Using a case study of Bangladesh, and based on a long term participatory observation method, this book investigates claims of the success of microcredit, as well as the critiques of it, in the context of women’s empowerment. It confronts the distinction between women’s increasing wealth as a...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

    Employment, politics, and prospects for change

    Edited by Danielle Resnick, James Thurlow

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Development

    The much heralded growth and transformation of many economies in sub-Saharan Africa over the last decade continues to receive prominent attention in academic scholarship and among policy practitioners. An apparent feature about this transformation, however, is that Africa’s youth appear to have...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Inequality, Inclusive Growth, and Fiscal Policy in Asia

    Edited by Donghyun Park, Sang-Hyop Lee, Minsoo Lee

    Series: Routledge-GRIPS Development Forum Studies

    Developing Asia’s sustained rapid growth has improved general living standards and lifted hundreds of millions of Asians out of poverty within a generation. Yet the region now finds itself confronting rising inequality. Countries where inequality has worsened over the past 2 decades...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge