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  1. Regional Inequality in China

    Trends, Explanations and Policy Responses

    Edited by Shenggen Fan, Ravi Kanbur, Xiaobo Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    China’s spectacular growth and poverty reduction has been accompanied by growing inequality which threatens the social compact and thus the political basis for economic growth. Chinese policy makers have realized the importance of the problem and have launched a series of investigations and policy...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Labor Markets and Economic Development

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Jan Svejnar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    As developing and transition economies enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues increasingly come to the fore. With the increased competition from globalization, the discussion is shifting to the need for greater labor market flexibility and the creation of "good" jobs. Moreover, the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Governing Rapid Growth in China

    Equity and Institutions

    Edited by Ravi Kanbur, Xiaobo Zhang

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    After three decades of spectacular economic growth in China, the problem is no longer how to achieve growth, but how to manage its consequences and how to sustain it. The most important consequence, at least as far as Chinese policy makers are concerned, is the rapidly growing inequality, between...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Taxation in a Low-Income Economy

    The case of Mozambique

    Edited by Channing Arndt, Finn Tarp

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This volume contains a stimulating collection of analytical studies focusing on taxation in Mozambique. It tells a compelling story about tax systems in a low income economy increasingly integrated into the world trading system, but very much dependent on foreign trade taxes and international...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Reforming Land and Resource Use in South Africa

    Impact on Livelihoods

    Edited by Paul Hebinck, Charlie Shackleton

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book debates the emergent proprieties of rural and peri-urban South Africa since land and agrarian reforms were initiated after the transition to democracy in 1994. It explores how these reforms have broadened options for the use of land and natural resources. Reform-minded policies in South...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Political Economy of Global Remittances

    Gender, Governmentality and Neoliberalism

    By Rahel Kunz

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    Over the last decade, a new phenomenon has emerged within the international community: the Global Remittances Trend (GRT). Thereby, government institutions, international (financial) organisations, NGOs and private sector actors have become interested in migration and remittances and their...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Agriculture and Economic Development in Europe Since 1870

    Edited by Pedro Lains, Vicente Pinilla

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    Whilst many books on the European economy have focused on the analysis of its industrial sectors, this book draws attention to the often ignored contribution made by the development of European agriculture over the past two centuries. In doing so, the authors adopt a revisionist perspective on the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Achieving Economic Development in the Era of Globalization

    By Shalendra D. Sharma

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    Challenging assumptions about the benefits of specific development practices, this book provides readers with overview of how competing frameworks have developed and the ways that specific development practices reflect specific understandings of the main debates, as well as offering a comprehensive...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Women, Livestock Ownership and Markets

    Bridging the Gender Gap in Eastern and Southern Africa

    Edited by Jemimah Njuki, Pascal C. Sanginga

    This book provides empirical evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique and from different production systems of the importance of livestock as an asset to women and their participation in livestock and livestock product markets. It explores the issues of intra-household income management and...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Pakistan - The Political Economy of Growth, Stagnation and the State, 1951-2009

    By Matthew McCartney

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book provides a comprehensive reassessment of the development of the economy of Pakistan since independence to the present. It employs a rigorous statistical methodology, which has applicability to other developing economies, to define and measure episodes of growth and stagnation, and to...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge