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  1. Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings

    Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings

    Edited by Bent Flyvbjerg
    Megaproject Planning and Management: Essential Readings contains the seminal articles from the growing body of research on megaproject planning and management along with an original introduction by the editor. Bent Flyvbjerg, the leading and most cited authority in the field, has used crowdsourcing and 25 years of experience to cherry-pick from several hundred articles and books the writings that define this new and exciting area of policy, business and academic inquiry. This volume will be an indispensable resource for those wishing to speak with authority about how megaprojects are prepared, delivered and fought over. The target audience is students, academics, practitioners, and media pundits alike, as well as communities affected by megaprojects. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 750.00   Web: $ 675.00
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  2. The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    The Economic and Political Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    Edited by Carlo Altomonte, Massimiliano Ferrara
    The economies of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have always been characterized by economic volatility and social disparities. The recent ‘Arab Spring’ wave of protests has increased political uncertainty and instability in the region, and this timely book provides an in-depth analysis of the subsequent changes from economic, political and environmental perspectives. The international contributors provide a comprehensive overview of the situation in the Mediterranean Basin, addressing a wide range of contributing factors including: • productivity and innovation • trade and foreign investment • changing geo-political equilibria • labour markets and the role of women • the environment, climate change and energy sourcing. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  3. Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries

    Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries

    Paula Castro
    In this groundbreaking book, Paula Castro presents the first systematic categorization of positive and negative incentives generated by the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) for climate change mitigation in the Global South. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  4. The Rise of the BRICS in the Global Political Economy

    The Rise of the BRICS in the Global Political Economy

    Edited by Vai Io Lo, Mary Hiscock
    Taking an interdisciplinary approach, Vai Io Lo and Mary Hiscock, together with scholars and researchers from around the world, investigate the rise of the BRICS and assess the extent of their further development and influence from the perspectives of economics, international relations and law. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  5. TRIPS Compliance, National Patent Regimes and Innovation

    TRIPS Compliance, National Patent Regimes and Innovation

    Edited by Sunil Mani, Richard R. Nelson
    This topical volume deals with the processes through which TRIPS compliance was achieved in four developing country jurisdictions: Brazil, China, India and Thailand. More importantly, it analyses the macro and micro implications of TRIPS compliance for innovative activity in industry in general, but focuses specifically on the agrochemical, automotive and pharmaceutical sectors. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  6. Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management

    Values, Payments and Institutions for Ecosystem Management

    Edited by Pushpam Kumar, Ibrahim Thiaw
    Using a selection of authoritative and original contributions, this timely book explores the uncertainty surrounding the impact of decisions undertaken to manage ecosystem services worldwide. Invariably, the policies designed and implemented to manage forests, wetlands, and marine and coastal environments often involve conflicts of interest between various stakeholders. This has added an additional layer of complexity in the context of developing countries where institutions and governance are weak or absent. Economic valuation and the subsequent design of innovative response tools such as payment for ecosystem services (PES) have the potential to offer far greater transparency. In the case of LDCs, the identification of suitable institutions for executing these tools is also of vital importance. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. The Dynamics of Economic Growth

    The Dynamics of Economic Growth

    Khuong Minh Vu
    The advancement of a nation from poverty to prosperity is not a technical process but a great transformation. At the center of this change are two driving forces – emotion, which is referred to as aspiration, anxiety, and sense of responsibility; and enlightenment, which is associated with the freedom from dogmatism, open-mindedness, and the hunger for learning. It is these two factors that have determined not only the remarkable success of Asia in economic development but also the uniqueness of its growth model. This book examines the rise of Asia in the past two decades and draws lessons from its growth patterns. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 134.00   Web: $ 120.60
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  8. Institutions and Governance in Developing Countries

    Institutions and Governance in Developing Countries

    Edited by Kunal Sen
    This comprehensive two-volume collection brings together seminal contributions by leading scholars on institutions and governance in developing countries. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 706.00   Web: $ 635.40
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  9. Globalisation, Economic Transition and the Environment

    Globalisation, Economic Transition and the Environment

    Edited by Philip Lawn
    This book focuses on three critical issues pertaining to the broader goal of sustainable development – namely, the degenerative forces of globalisation, ecological sustainability requirements, and how best to negotiate the economic transition process. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  10. Handbook of Sustainable Development Planning

    Handbook of Sustainable Development Planning

    Edited by M. A. Quaddus, M. A.B. Siddique
    The thoroughly revised second edition of this authoritative Handbook, complete with new chapters, comprehensively examines the current status and future directions of model-based systems in decision support and their application to sustainable development planning. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 221.00   Web: $ 198.90
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  11. The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism

    The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism

    Edited by Laura Oso , Natalia Ribas-Mateos
    The International Handbook on Gender, Migration and Transnationalism represents a state-of-the-art review of the critical importance of the links between gender and migration in a globalising world. It draws on original, largely field-based contributions by authors across a range of disciplinary provenances worldwide. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 70.00   Web: $ 56.00
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  12. Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Social Protection, Economic Growth and Social Change

    Edited by James Midgley, David Piachaud
    This highly original and thought-provoking book examines the recent expansion of social protection in China, India, Brazil and South Africa – four countries experiencing rapid economic growth and social change. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  13. Change and Continuity at the World Bank

    Change and Continuity at the World Bank

    Peter J. Hammer
    This fascinating book examines the World Bank’s capacity for change, illustrating the influence of overlapping political, organizational and epistemic constraints. Through comprehensive historical and economic analysis, Peter J. Hammer illuminates the difficulties faced by recent attempts at reform and demonstrates the ways in which the training and socialization of Bank economists work to define the policy space available for meaningful change. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. The Costs of Economic Growth

    The Costs of Economic Growth

    Edited by Peter A. Victor
    This book is a convenient and comprehensive collection of seminal papers on the costs of economic growth. The papers are grouped in 6 sections covering: the origins of the debate, the limits to growth, measurement, international and global dimensions, developing countries, and looking ahead. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 580.00   Web: $ 522.00
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  15. World Economic Performance

    World Economic Performance

    Edited by D. S.P. Rao, Bart van Ark
    World economic performance over the last 50 years has been spectacular. The postwar period has witnessed impressive growth rates in Western Europe and Japan, and in recent times China and India. This new book discusses these issues and tackles topical questions such as; what are the socio-economic and institutional factors that have contributed to this impressive performance? Will China and India continue to grow at the same rate over the next two decades? What are the prospects for Japan, the US and other advanced economies? The book brings together contributions by eminent scholars including the late Angus Maddison, Professors Justin Lin, Bob Gordon, Ross Garnaut, Bart van Ark and others to provide answers to these fascinating questions. The chapters analyse the economic performance of selected countries including China, India, Japan, Indonesia and the US, as well as Western Europe, Latin America and developing countries as a group. The time period of the study is from 1850 to the present and includes forecasts to 2030. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  16. International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

    International Aid and Private Schools for the Poor

    Pauline Dixon
    This fascinating volume challenges the widely held belief that the state should supply, finance and regulate schooling in developing countries. Using India as an example, Dr. Pauline Dixon examines the ways in which private, for-profit schools might serve as a successful alternative to state-run systems of education in impoverished communities around the world. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  17. Economic Growth in an Open Developing Economy

    Economic Growth in an Open Developing Economy

    A. P. Thirlwall
    This concise yet insightful sequel to the highly acclaimed The Nature of Economic Growth provides a comprehensive critique of both old and new growth theory, highlighting the importance of economic growth for reducing poverty. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  18. China’s Economic Development

    China’s Economic Development

    Lu Ming, Zhao Chen, Yongqin Wang, Yan Zhang, Yuan Zhang, Changyuan Luo
    The authors identify three major factors in the growth of the Chinese economy: economic decentralization and political centralization; the urban–rural divide; and relational society. These are explored in depth via analyses of factors including urban and rural economic development and their political and social foundations, industrial agglomeration, transitions of public services and governmental responsibilities towards them and developmental imbalances and mechanisms. It is illustrated that whilst contemporary China has obviously made great economic strides, a wide variety of problems are accumulating over time. The book concludes that following three decades of high economic growth, China now faces great challenges for sustainable growth, and the institutions of China’s economy have reached a critical point. Strategies for dealing with these challenges and requirements for the successful future development of China are thus prescribed. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index 2013

    Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index 2013

    Zoltán J. Ács, László Szerb, Erkko Autio
    The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index both captures the context features of entrepreneurship and fills a gap in the measurement of development. Building on recent advances in entrepreneurship and economic development, the authors have created an index that offers a measure of the quality of the business formation process in 118 of the most important countries in the world. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 477.00   Web: $ 429.30
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  20. Decentralization and Reform in Latin America

    Decentralization and Reform in Latin America

    Edited by Giorgio Brosio, Juan P. Jiménez
    Decentralisation and Reform in Latin America analyses the process of intergovernmental reform in Latin America in the last two decades and presents a number of emerging issues. These include the impacts of decentralization and the response of countries in the region to challenge such as social cohesion, interregional and interpersonal disparities, the assignment of social and infrastructure expenditure, macrofinancial shocks, fiscal rules and the sharing of natural resources revenue. The main aim of the book is to assess the effective working of decentralized arrangements and institutions, with a view of suggesting corrections and reforms where the system is not working according to expectations. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 201.00   Web: $ 180.90
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