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Forthcoming Economics and Development Books

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  1. Homegrown Development in Africa

    Reality or illusion?

    By Chukwumerije Okereke, Patricia Agupusi

    Series: Routledge Studies in African Politics and International Relations

    Internationally driven development programmes have not been entirely successful in transforming the economic status of African countries. Since the late 1990s many African countries have started to take initiatives to develop an integrated framework that tackles poverty and promotes socio-economic...

    To Be Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The World Bank

    From Reconstruction to Development to Equity, 2nd Edition

    By Katherine Marshall

    Series: Global Institutions

    The World Bank is one of the most important and least understood major international institutions. The fully updated second edition of this book continues to provide the most concise, accessible and comprehensive overview of the World Bank's history, development, structure, functionality...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Political Economy of Disaster

    Destitution, Plunder and Earthquake in Haiti

    By Mats Lundahl

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Haiti, one of the least developed and most vulnerable nations in the Western Hemisphere, made the international headlines in January 2010 when an earthquake destroyed the capital, Port-au-Prince. More than a year later, little reconstruction has taken place, in spite of a strong international...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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,...

    To Be Published April 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics

    By Deborah Johnston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Part I shows that microeconomic approaches have found fertile ground in a public health approach that ‘blames’ individual...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. The Political Economy of Aid in Palestine

    Relief from Conflict or Development Delayed?

    By Sahar Taghdisi-Rad

    Despite for many years receiving the highest per capita aid worldwide, the economies of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have failed to achieve any lasting developmental outcomes and suffer from major weaknesses which undermine their very survival. This book argues that the dominant, mainstream...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge