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  1. Servitization, IT-ization and Innovation Models

    Two-Stage Industrial Cluster Theory

    Edited by Hitoshi Hirakawa, Kaushalesh Lal, Shinkai Naoko, Norio Tokumaru

    This book looks at two-stage industrial cluster theory and new innovation models in view of IT-ization and servitization of products. The formation of industrial clusters such as export processing zones and special economic zones has been the preferred mechanism for developing countries to...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Nuclear Power, Economic Development Discourse and the Environment

    The Case of India

    By Manu V. Mathai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Nuclear power is often characterized as a "green technology." Technologies are rarely, if ever, socially isolated artefacts. Instead, they materially represent an embodiment of values and priorities. Nuclear power is no different. It is a product of a particular political economy and the question...

    Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Caribbean Sovereignty, Development and Democracy in an Age of Globalization

    Edited by Linden Lewis

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Foreign Direct Investment and Human Development

    The Law and Economics of International Investment Agreements

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Johan Swinnen, Jan Wouters

    Series: Routledge Research in International Economic Law

    This book presents original research that examines the growth of international investment agreements as a means to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) and considers how this affects the ability of capital-importing countries to pursue their development goals. The hope of countries signing such...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. A Tale of Two Crises

    A Mutidisciplinary Analysis

    Edited by Seetharam Kallidaikurichi

    Some analysts looked at the 1997/98 East Asian crisis not as one crisis but as a combination of crises, beginning with a crisis of confidence and evolving into a currency crisis, a financial crisis, an economic crisis, a social crisis and a political crisis. This book is a ...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Public Debt Sustainability in Developing Asia

    Edited by Benno Ferrarini, Arief Ramayandi, Raghbendra Jha

    Addressing the global financial crisis has required fiscal intervention on a substantial scale by governments around the world. The consequent buildup of public debt, in particular its sustainability, has moved to center stage in the policy debate. If the Asia and Pacific region is to continue to...

    Published October 31st 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Law and Economics of Intellectual Property in the Digital Age

    The Limits of Analysis

    By Niva Elkin-Koren, Eli Salzberger

    Series: Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

    This book explores the economic analysis of intellectual property law, with a special emphasis on the Law and Economics of informational goods in light of the past decade’s technological revolution. In recent years there has been massive growth in the Law and Economics literature focusing on...

    Published October 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. An Economic History of Ireland Since Independence

    By Andy Bielenberg, Raymond Ryan

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book provides a cogent summary of the economic history of the Irish Free State/Republic of Ireland. It takes the Irish story from the 1920s right through to the present, providing an excellent case study of one of many European states which obtained independence during and after the First...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge