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  1. Targeting Regional Economic Development

    Edited by Stephan J. Goetz, Steven Deller, Tom Harris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Targeting regional economic development (TRED) has a long and rich tradition among academic economists and in the world of economic development practitioners. This book builds on a series of workshops and papers organized by The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development (NERCRD) at the...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. A Third World Proletariat?

    By Peter C. Lloyd

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This reissue, first published in 1982, is concerned with the rapid contemporary metropolitan development in the Third World, at a time when manufacturing and public service sectors were expending at a terrific rate. Nevertheless, the phenomenal growth of the metropolitan cities brings with it an...

    Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. State Structure, Policy Formation, and Economic Development in Southeast Asia

    The Political Economy of Thailand and the Philippines

    By Antoinette R. Raquiza

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Why do some small, developing countries industrialize and others don’t? What factors account for different economic performance among states that are vulnerable to external shocks, crony capitalism, and political instability? This book argues that the answer lies in the structuring of state power,...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Manufacturing in the New Urban Economy

    By Willem van Winden, Leo van den Berg, Luis Carvalho, Erwin van Tuijl

    Series: Regions and Cities

    In large cities in developed countries, the share of manufacturing has declined drastically in the last decades and the share of service has grown as many manufacturing firms have closed or moved to lower-cost locations. The process of deindustrialization is often seen as part of the inevitable...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Recession and Beyond

    Local and Regional Responses to the Downturn

    Edited by David Bailey, Caroline Chapain

    Series: Regions and Cities

    How has the recession impacted on firms, people and places? How have local and regional authorities responded? This book aims to answer these questions by offering an overview of the impacts of the recession on people and places and how it has affected local authorities in the UK and other OECD...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  8. China's Development Challenges

    Economic Vulnerability and Public Sector Reform

    By Richard Schiere

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

    This book argues that a major potential source of social tension in transition and developing countries is not poverty as such, but vulnerability: that is, the risk of becoming poor. It demonstrates how in China many of the recent reforms to the public sector, such as decentralisation from central...

    Published July 29th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Politics and Economics of Britain's Foreign Aid

    The Pergau Dam Affair

    By Tim Lankester

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The Pergau dam in Malaysia was the most controversial project in the history of British aid. Because of its high cost, it was a poor candidate for aid funding. It was provided in part to honour a highly irregular promise of civil aid in connection with a major arms deal. After two parliamentary...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Global Urbanism

    Comparative Insights from Secondary Cities

    Edited by Xiangming Chen, Ahmed Kanna

    Series: Routledge Advances in Geography

    Arguing that the focus in global urban studies on cities such as New York, London, Tokyo in the global North, Mexico City and Shanghai in the developing world, and other major nodes of the world economy, has skewed the concept of the global city toward economics, this volume gathers a diverse...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge