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New and Published Books

  1. Rebalancing Economies in Financially Integrating East Asia

    Edited by Jenny Corbett, Xu Ying

    Series: Routledge-ERIA Studies in Development Economics

    Since the Asian Financial Crisis (AFC) of 1997–98 large current account surpluses have accumulated in the countries of Asia and the Pacific with corresponding deficits elsewhere. The sharp plunge in global trade volumes during the global financial crisis has highlighted the need for ‘rebalancing’–...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Industrial Innovation, Networks, and Economic Development

    Informal Information Sharing in Low-Technology Clusters in India

    By Anant Kamath

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book offers an innovative examination of how ‘low–technology’ industries operate. Based on extensive fieldwork in India, the book fuses economic and sociological perspectives on information sharing by means of informal interaction in a low-technology cluster in a developing country. In doing...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Political Ecology of Agrofuels

    Edited by Kristina Dietz, Bettina Engels, Oliver Pye, Achim Brunnengräber

    Series: Routledge ISS Studies in Rural Livelihoods

    This book explores the political ecology of agrofuels as an encompassing socio-spatial transformation process consisting of a series of changing contexts, political reconfigurations, and the restructuring of social and labour relations. It includes conceptual chapters as well as case studies from...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Development in the Third World: From Policy Failure to Policy Reform

    From Policy Failure to Policy Reform, 2nd Edition

    By Kempe Ronald Hope Sr

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Nation Building, State Building, and Economic Development: Case Studies and Comparisons

    Case Studies and Comparisons

    By Sarah C.M. Paine

    Why do some countries remain poor and dysfunctional while others thrive and become affluent? The expert contributors to this volume seek to identify reasons why prosperity has increased rapidly in some countries but not others by constructing and comparing cases. The case studies focus on the...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Foreign Aid and Foreign Policy: Lessons for the Next Half-century

    Lessons for the Next Half-century

    By Louis A. Picard, Robert Groelsema, Terry F. Buss

    This timely work presents cutting-edge analysis of the problems of U.S. foreign assistance programs - why these problems have not been solved in the past, and how they might be solved in the future. The book focuses primarily on U.S. foreign assistance and foreign policy as they apply to nation...

    Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Structural Change in the World Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Allan Webster, John H. Dunning

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The chapters in this edited collection, first published in 1990, examine the key aspects of change in the global economy at the end of the twentieth century and the role of national government policies in this. Drawing on material from a wide range of disciplines, including international trade,...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Exchange Rate Efficiency and the Behavior of International Asset Markets (Routledge Revivals)

    By Kathryn Dominguez

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1992, examines the subject of foreign exchange market efficiency and, in particular, the effectiveness of central bank intervention in the market. This book is ideal for students of economics....

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Food Security and Development

    Country Case Studies

    Edited by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

    The global food system is characterized by large numbers of people experiencing food insecurity and hunger on the one hand, and vast amounts of food waste and overconsumption on the other. This book brings together experiences from different countries addressing the challenges associated with food...

    Published November 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Geographical Transformation of China

    Edited by Michael Dunford, Liu Weidong

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    The aim of this book is to examine the transformation of the geography of China in the years since the start of China's policy of reform and opening-up in 1978, as seen through the eyes of Chinese geographers. Throughout that period, Chinese geographers have studied these environmental, economic,...

    Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge