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  1. Globalization and Development in the Mekong Economies

    Globalization and Development in the Mekong Economies

    Edited by Suiwah Leung, Ben Bingham, Matt Davies
    Since the late 1980s, Vietnam, Cambodia, PDR Lao, and Myanmar have been opening their economies to international trade and investment. With the exception of Myanmar, the reforms have yielded impressive results, but the process is far from complete. In this enlightening book, a group of leading scholars outline the continuing reform efforts needed to survive the current global recession and place these economies in a competitive position on the recovery of the world economy. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Systemic Vulnerability and Sustainable Economic Growth

    Systemic Vulnerability and Sustainable Economic Growth

    Bryan K. Ritchie
    For many developing countries, economic growth is an elusive quest. Both economists and policymakers have long known that issues such as education, investment and infrastructure are necessary ingredients for development and yet only a very small number of countries seem to be able to come up with the right mix of these ingredients. Bryan Ritchie demonstrates how political relationships among government, business, academic and labor leaders create different incentives for economic actors to make key decisions to promote economic upgrading and sustainable development. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  3. Rural Transformations and Development – China in Context

    Rural Transformations and Development – China in Context

    Edited by Norman Long, Jingzhong Ye, Yihuan Wang
    This unique book explores the varied perspectives on contemporary processes of rural transformation and policy intervention in China. The expert contributors combine a critical review of current theoretical viewpoints and global debates with a series of case studies that document the specificities of China’s pathways to change. Central issues focus on the dynamics of state–peasant encounters; the diversification of labour and livelihoods; out-migration and the blurring of rural and urban scenarios; the significance of issues of ‘value’ and ‘capital’ and their gender implications; land ownership and sustainable resource management; struggles between administrative cadres and local actors; and the dilemmas of ‘participatory’ development. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  4. The Great Migration

    The Great Migration

    Edited by Xin Meng, Chris Manning, Li Shi, Tadjuddin Nur Effendi
    This fascinating study compares and contrasts the immense internal migration movements in China and Indonesia. Over the next two decades, approximately two-thirds of the rural labour force is expected to migrate, transforming their respective societies from primarily rural to urban based. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  5. The Economy of China

    The Economy of China

    Linda Yueh
    The emergence of China since 1979 has been a hallmark in the global economy, not only in the past but also in this century. This comprehensive book provides an analytical view of the remarkable economic development of the most exciting economy in the world. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  6. Urban Poverty in China

    Urban Poverty in China

    Fulong Wu, Chris Webster, Shenijing He, Yuting Liu
    Urban poverty is an emerging problem. This book explores the household and neighbourhood factors that lead to both the generation and continuance of urban poverty in China. It is argued that the urban Chinese are not a homogenous social group, but combine laid-off workers and rural migrants, resulting in stark contrasts between migrant and workers’ neighbourhoods and villages. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  7. Chinese Economic Development and the Environment

    Chinese Economic Development and the Environment

    Shunsuke Managi, Shinji Kaneko
    Over the past two decades, China has become an economic powerhouse. However, as the world’s largest producer of CO2 emissions, the scale and seriousness of China’s environmental problems are clearly evident. This pioneering book provides an economic analysis of the significant environmental and energy problems facing China in the 21st century. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  8. Infrastructure’s Role in Lowering Asia’s Trade Costs

    Infrastructure’s Role in Lowering Asia’s Trade Costs

    Edited by Douglas H. Brooks, David Hummels
    This book analyses and draws policy implications from infrastructure’s central role in lowering Asia’s trade costs. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. China, India and Beyond

    China, India and Beyond

    Edited by Natalia Dinello, Shaoguang Wang
    China, India and Beyond challenges the widespread belief that China and India will be the driving forces of the global economy in the 21st century. Scholars of these two countries offer scenarios ranging from buoyant to subdued to negative, depending on how they evaluate the drivers of development (market-oriented reforms, global integration and investment in human capital), and its limitations (infrastructure bottlenecks, environmental degradation and institutional frailties). The book covers a broad set of topics, including international trade and investment, health care and grassroots democracy. Readers from all countries will benefit from this cogent analysis of the delicate balance among various ingredients of successful development versus failure. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  10. Sustainable Development in Western China

    Sustainable Development in Western China

    Colin G. Brown, Scott A. Waldron, John W. Longworth
    This much-needed study provides a unique examination of the intricate web of policies and institutions that now impact on grassland degradation and sustainable development in China’s pastoral region. Understanding this complex matrix and its impact on the management of people, livestock, grasslands, markets and industry structures is crucial in charting a way forward. The authors argue that the aim should be to manage these inter-locking complex systems in a manner that takes advantage of the opportunities that technology present to achieve sustainable use of the grasslands. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. Infrastructure and Trade in Asia

    Infrastructure and Trade in Asia

    Edited by Douglas H. Brooks, Jayant Menon
    Analysis of infrastructure’s role in facilitating international trade and consequently regional economic integration is still rudimentary. This original book fills that knowledge gap by exploring relevant concepts, measurement issues, aspects of the implementation of trade-related infrastructure facilities and their impacts on poverty, trade, investment and macroeconomic balances. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Environmental Protection in China

    Environmental Protection in China

    Edited by Jeff Bennett, Xuehong Wang, Lei Zhang
    Faced with intensified environmental degradation and decreased agricultural land productivity, the Chinese government has sought policy interventions to reverse both of these negative trends. Among the policy instruments is the Conversion of Cropland to Forest and Grassland Program (CCFGP) that aims to change the pattern of agricultural land use in 25 provinces and autonomous regions across China. This book provides the most comprehensive assessment of the CCFGP undertaken to date. It allows the consideration of fundamental questions pertaining to the sustainability of the land use changes brought about by the CCFGP, its cost effectiveness and the prospects for policy evolution. Contributions from a wide range of economists and scientists in the book provide policymakers in the Chinese government with relevant information with which to pursue more effectively agro-environmental goals. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Regional Trade Agreements in Asia

    Edited by Tran Van Hoa, Charles Harvie
    Tran Van Hoa and Charles Harvie present this original study of the likely effects of new regional development. The first East Asia Summit in 2005 prompted discussions of enlargement of ASEAN free trade agreements to include all major trading blocs and their likely regional and global implications. The contributors to this book, internationally renowned experts from ASEAN, East Asia, India and Oceania, analyse the probable impacts of this expansion on trade, investment, development, poverty and economic growth and integration. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Sustainable Growth and Economic Development

    Sustainable Growth and Economic Development

    Reunka Mahadevan
    This book provides an insight into some of the efforts and actions taken by the rapidly developing economy of Malaysia towards its ‘Vision 2020’ of becoming a developed country. Renuka Mahadevan explores whether the vision can become reality and not just remain a dream. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Technical Progress and Economic Growth

    Technical Progress and Economic Growth

    Ranald J. Taylor
    Most of the studies conducted to examine the growth performance of many developing economies are based on the traditional neoclassical growth frameworks. This book takes an alternative path. It employs a blend of historical, neoclassical, Kaldorian, and endogenous growth frameworks to shed further light on the growth process. Whereas most cross-sectional growth analyses tend to focus only on the steady state, this volume is one of the relative few that attempt to trace the whole growth path. In doing so, it addresses a number of important factors and issues associated with economic growth, and aims to answer to one of the hardest and most fundamental questions – how do we get poor developing countries on the path to sustained growth? Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  16. The Dynamics of Regional Development

    The Dynamics of Regional Development

    Edited by Arsenio M. Balisacan, Hal Hill
    A decade and a half since the Philippines embarked on a major program of decentralization, the authors of this book have undertaken a detailed examination of all aspects of the nation’s regional dynamics and policies. Their analysis extends to comparable experiences in East Asia, particularly China and Indonesia. The lessons of this book are relevant not only for an audience interested in the Philippines – a large developing nation with a population soon to exceed 100 million people – but also for many other developing countries now embarking on decentralization programs. The book therefore has broad international appeal. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 208.00   Web: $ 187.20
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  17. Market Development in China

    Market Development in China

    Edited by Belton M. Fleisher, Haizheng Li, Shunfeng Song
    Market Development in China presents the analysis of leading specialists on the causes, benefits and problems resulting from China’s transition to a market economy. As the authors illustrate, it is generally recognized that in the last 25 years China has achieved a rate of economic growth unmatched in any of the world’s major countries. However, this growth has been unequally shared, so that by the year 2000, China also exhibited what to many observers was an alarming degree of income inequality at individual, sectoral, and regional levels. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  18. The Labour Market and Economic Development of Taiwan

    The Labour Market and Economic Development of Taiwan

    Edited by Joseph S. Lee
    An integrated labour market model (a revision of the Harris–Todaro dualistic labour market model) is presented which can be used to analyze labour market operation in other developing countries. The effectiveness of various policies adopted by the Taiwanese government in tackling high unemployment rates are examined and the findings shed light on public policies in other developing and newly industrialized countries. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  19. Multinational Enterprises in Asian Development

    Multinational Enterprises in Asian Development

    Prema-chandra Athukorala
    This book takes a fresh look at unresolved issues associated with the role of multinational enterprises and foreign direct investment in economic development in light of the experiences of developing countries in Asia. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  20. Regionalism, Trade and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Regionalism, Trade and Economic Development in the Asia-Pacific Region

    Edited by M. A.B. Siddique
    This book is based on the premise that Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) in the Asia-Pacific significantly impact on the material progress of the peoples of this region. These impacts – in terms of the benefits and costs associated with RTAs – will vary greatly from country to country. The internationally acclaimed contributors examine the theoretical perspective of RTAs in relation to exchange rates, the role and goals of the WTO and agriculture. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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