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  1. Institutions, Economic Performance and the Visible Hand

    Institutions, Economic Performance and the Visible Hand

    Ashok Chakravarti
    The book challenges the conventional wisdom on the determinants of economic performance and provides an alternative vision of the functioning of an economic system. The author provides a structured survey which critically evaluates the theory and evidence of neoclassical approaches to growth and development. He then skillfully integrates insights from the old and new institutional economics into an original and comprehensive vision of the relationship between institutions, growth and economic development. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  2. Economic Development as a Learning Process

    Economic Development as a Learning Process

    Edited by Franco Malerba, Richard R. Nelson
    Until recently, economists studying economic development have tended to consider it a universal process, or focussed their attention on common aspects. This book originates from the growing recognition of significant sectoral differences in economic development and examines the catching-up process in five different economic sectors: pharmaceuticals, telecommunications equipment, semiconductors, software, and agro-food industries. Each of these sector studies explore the learning and catch-up processes in various developing countries, in order to identify both the common features, and those which differ significantly across sectors and nations. The authors pay particular attention to China, India, Brazil, Korea and Taiwan. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  3. Handbook of Research Methods in Migration

    Handbook of Research Methods in Migration

    Edited by Carlos Vargas-Silva
    Covering both qualitative and quantitative topics, the expert contributors in this Handbook explore fundamental issues of scientific logic, methodology and methods, through to practical applications of different techniques and approaches in migration research. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 290.00   Web: $ 261.00
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  4. Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals and Public Health

    Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals and Public Health

    Edited by Kenneth C. Shadlen, Samira Guennif, Alenka Guzmán , Narayanan Lalitha
    This up-to-date book examines pharmaceutical development, access to medicines, and the protection of public health in the context of two fundamental changes that the global political economy has undergone since the 1970s, the globalization of trade and production and the increased harmonization of national regulations on intellectual property rights. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  5. Local Government Finance

    Local Government Finance

    UNIDO
    This book, compiled from the 2nd Global Report of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) on Decentralization and Local Democracy, analyzes the architecture of fiscal decentralization in one hundred and ten countries as well as in major metropolitan areas. In the majority of these countries, local authorities are taking on more and more responsibilities for public investment and the provision of services that are essential for both economic development and the well being of their citizens. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  6. Population Aging and the Generational Economy

    Population Aging and the Generational Economy

    Edited by Ronald Lee, Andrew Mason
    Over coming decades, changes in population age structure will have profound implications for the macroeconomy, influencing economic growth, generational equity, human capital, saving and investment, and the sustainability of public and private transfer systems. How the future unfolds will depend on key actors in the generational economy: governments, families, financial institutions, and others. This path-breaking book provides a comprehensive analysis of the macroeconomic effects of changes in population age structure across the globe. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  7. The Economics of East Asian Integration

    The Economics of East Asian Integration

    Edited by Masahisa Fujita, Ikuo Kuroiwa, Satoru Kumagai
    Covering a wide range of aspects surrounding economic integration in East Asia, this well-researched text will appeal to undergraduate and postgraduate students of development studies, regional economics and Asian studies. It will be of particular value to those on courses concerned with economic and regional integration. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  8. Why Poverty Persists

    Why Poverty Persists

    Edited by Bob Baulch
    This edited book analyses what traps people in chronic poverty, and what allows them to escape from it, using long-term panel surveys from six Asian and African countries. The distinguishing feature of these studies, which were commissioned by the Chronic Poverty Research Centre, is they span longer periods or have more survey waves than most developing country panels. This allows a detailed account of the maintainers of chronic poverty and drivers of poverty dynamics. Many of the studies (from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and Vietnam) are written by leading development economists, and all pay careful attention to the difficult issues of attrition, measurement error and tracking. The book’s comparative perspective highlights the common factors which cause people to fall into chronic poverty and allow them to break-free from it. A number of promising policies and interventions for reducing chronic poverty are identified. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. The Financial Crisis and Developing Countries

    The Financial Crisis and Developing Countries

    Edited by Peter A.G. van Bergeijk, Arjan de Haan, Rolph van der Hoeven
    The Financial Crisis and Developing Countries discusses and analyses regional and country specific impacts of the financial crisis in emerging markets and developing countries, covering all continents. Using heterodox and mainstream methodologies, the book develops a multidisciplinary perspective on the crisis phenomenon as it examines how the crisis changes concepts of development, critically discusses the mainstream approach, analyses (global) governance issues (including the G20) and shows the actual impact for the poor and crisis vulnerable. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  10. Shaping China’s Innovation Future

    Shaping China’s Innovation Future

    John L. Orcutt, Hong Shen
    Shaping China’s Innovation Future employs a thorough analysis of a combination of factors including: the role of law and China’s legal system; economic theory and the development of China’s economy; China’s educational, intellectual property, and financial systems; China’s innovation capacity; and Chinese culture. Though the recommendations on how to improve China’s technology commercialization system are unique to China, the scope of the research makes the conclusions found here applicable to other countries facing similar challenges. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  11. International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries

    International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries

    Edited by Julio Faundez, Celine Tan
    International Economic Law, Globalization and Developing Countries explores the impact of globalization on the international legal system, with a special focus on the implications for developing countries. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  12. Exchange and Development

    Exchange and Development

    Peter A. Cornelisse, Erik Thorbecke
    This innovative and important book develops a new framework for analysing exchange that takes place within and outside markets over the course of development. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Debt Management for Development

    Debt Management for Development

    Kunibert Raffer
    This book exposes intolerable global double standards in the treatment of debtors and argues that fairness, economic efficiency and principles common to all civilized legal systems, must and can be applied to so-called ‘developing countries’, or Southern sovereign debtors. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  14. 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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  15. Choice Experiments in Developing Countries

    Choice Experiments in Developing Countries

    Edited by Jeff Bennett, Ekin Birol
    Choice Experiments in Developing Countries is an invaluable one-stop presentation of the best-practice case studies implementing the choice experiment method in developing countries. It highlights the theoretical and practical issues that should be taken into consideration when applying this method in a developing country context. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  16. Global Threats, Global Futures

    Global Threats, Global Futures

    Thayer Scudder
    Global threats can be expected to cause a global environmental crisis and declining living standards for most people. Threats analyzed include poverty, cultural, economic, political and religious fundamentalism, consumption, population increase and degradation of the global ecosystem. Chapters on the United States, China and Zambia illustrate difficulties that high, middle and low income countries face in addressing such threats. The final chapter examines the type of transformational change required just to reduce the rate and magnitude of future decline. Learn More
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  17. Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions

    Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions

    Robert J. Brent
    HIV/AIDS is much too complex a phenomenon to be understood only by reference to common sense and ethical codes. This book presents the cost–benefit analysis (CBA) framework in a well-researched and accessible manner to ensure that the most important considerations are recognized and incorporated. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  18. Handbook of Innovation Systems and Developing Countries

    Handbook of Innovation Systems and Developing Countries

    Edited by Bengt-Åke Lundvall, K. J. Joseph, Cristina Chaminade, Jan Vang
    This Handbook is the first attempt to adapt the IS approach to developing countries from a theoretical and empirical viewpoint. The Handbook brings eminent scholars in economics, innovation and development studies together with promising young researchers to review the literature and push theoretical boundaries. They critically review the IS approach and its adequacy for developing countries, discuss the relationship between IS and development, and address the question of how it should be adapted to the realities of developing nations. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 229.00   Web: $ 206.10
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  19. Understanding Economic Development

    Understanding Economic Development

    Colin White
    This fascinating book considers one of the most important problems in economics: the inception of modern economic development. There is at present no satisfactory explanation of the inception of modern economic development; an excessive focus on either pure theory or on unique histories limits the explanatory power. This book realises the need to integrate the two approaches, moving beyond the proximate causes of economic theory to review the role in an analytic narrative of significant ultimate causes – geography, risk environments, human capital, and institutions. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  20. Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development

    Intellectual Property and Sustainable Development

    Edited by Ricardo Meléndez-Ortiz, Pedro Roffe
    This comprehensive book considers new and emerging IP issues from a development perspective, examining recent trends and developments in this area. Presenting an overview of the IP landscape in general, the contributing authors subsequently narrow their focus, providing wide-ranging case studies from countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America on topical issues in the current IP discourse. These include the impact of IP on the pharmaceutical sector, the protection of life forms and traditional knowledge, geographical indications, access to knowledge and public research institutes, and the role of competition policy. The challenges developing countries face in the TRIPS-Plus world are also explored in detail. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 222.00   Web: $ 199.80
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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