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  1. Capital Flight and Capital Controls in Developing Countries

    Capital Flight and Capital Controls in Developing Countries

    Edited by Gerald A. Epstein
    Capital flight – the unrecorded export of capital from developing countries – often represents a significant cost for developing countries. It also poses a puzzle for standard economic theory, which would predict that poorer countries be importers of capital due to its scarcity. This situation is often reversed, however, with capital fleeing poorer countries for wealthier, capital-abundant locales. Using a common methodology for a set of case studies on the size, causes and consequences of capital flight in developing countries, the contributors address the extent of capital flight, its effects, and what can be done to reverse it. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  2. Aid, Institutions and Development

    Aid, Institutions and Development

    Ashok Chakravarti
    In spite of massive flows over the past 50 years, aid has failed to have any significant impact on development. Marginalization from the world economy and increases in absolute poverty are causing countries to degenerate into failed, oppressive and, in some cases, dangerous states. To address this malaise, Ashok Chakravarti argues that there should be more recognition of the role economic and political governance can play in achieving positive and sustainable development outcomes. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  3. Poverty Targeting in Asia

    Poverty Targeting in Asia

    Edited by John Weiss
    Following a comprehensive overview by the editor, this book offers a detailed assessment of the results of directly channelling resources to the poor and extensively discusses the experience of five Asian countries – India, Indonesia, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines and Thailand. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  4. The Past and Future of America’s Economy

    The Past and Future of America’s Economy

    Robert D. Atkinson
    Robert Atkinson examines this process of change over the past 150 years and explores the responses of people and institutions. The book then analyzes today’s New Economy, including the new information technology system, and effects on markets, organizations, workers, and governance. Taking into account the historical record, the book discusses the shortcomings of prevailing liberal and conservative economic doctrines and lays out a new growth economics agenda aimed at maximizing the productivity-enhancing forces of the New Economy. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  5. Leading Issues in Competition, Regulation and Development

    Leading Issues in Competition, Regulation and Development

    Edited by Paul Cook, Colin Kirkpatrick, Martin Minogue, David Parker
    The book draws together contributions from leading experts across a range of disciplines including economics, law, politics and governance, public management and business management. The authors begin with an extensive overview of the issues of regulation and competition in developing countries, and carefully illustrate the important themes and concepts involved. Using a variety of country and sector case studies, they move on to focus on the problems of applicability and adaptation that are experienced in the process of transferring best practice policy models from developed to developing countries. The book presents a clear agenda for further empirical research and is notable for its rigorous exploration of the links between theory and practice. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  6. Knowledge and Innovation for Development

    Knowledge and Innovation for Development

    Francisco Sagasti
    This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the many different issues related to the Sisyphean task of building science and technology capabilities in developing countries. It attempts to answer crucial questions including: how can knowledge be utilized to improve the human condition, and how can we bridge the growing knowledge divide between those who produce and use modern science and technology – and those who do not? Learn More
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  7. Local Enterprises in the Global Economy

    Local Enterprises in the Global Economy

    Edited by Hubert Schmitz
    This book opens a fresh chapter in the debate on local enterprise clusters and their strategies for upgrading in the global economy. The authors employ a novel conceptual framework in their research on industrial clusters in Europe, Latin America and Asia and provide new perspectives and insights for researchers and policymakers alike. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  8. Global Human Resource Management

    Global Human Resource Management

    Willy McCourt, Derek Eldridge
    This book presents Human Resource Management (HRM) as a tool for improving the performance of organizations in developing and transitional countries. It does this through the presentation of an integrated model of human resource management, informed by the practical realities of applying such a model in developing and transitional countries. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 180.00   Web: $ 162.00
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  9. Reducing Poverty in Asia

    Reducing Poverty in Asia

    Edited by Christopher M. Edmonds
    In this book, a group of distinguished authors addresses three broad questions: what broad strategies and macroeconomic policies best support poverty reduction efforts in Asia; what role should targeted antipoverty interventions play, and how should such interventions be designed; and how is poverty measured, what new approaches are needed, and how does measurement affect our understanding of poverty. Each of these three broad themes is also considered together in chapters examining the poverty situations in a number of countries in Asia and the Pacific. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  10. Trade, the Balance of Payments and Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries

    Trade, the Balance of Payments and Exchange Rate Policy in Developing Countries

    A. P. Thirlwall
    This book is a synthesis of the author’s ideas and research concerning the monetary consequences of trade flows, and the relevance of conventional balance of payments adjustment theory. These ideas are considered mainly in the context of developing countries, many of which suffer from deep structural difficulties and severe foreign exchange shortages. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Valuing the Environment in Developing Countries

    Valuing the Environment in Developing Countries

    Edited by David Pearce, Corin Pearce, Charles Palmer
    In this book, the first of two volumes, the authors provide detailed case studies of valuation techniques that have been used in developing countries. They demonstrate that valuation works and that it can yield significant insights into policy-relevant issues regarding conservation and economic development. The authors address a whole range of environmental issues under the broad themes of water and air quality, biological diversity and forest functions. The economic approaches covered include contingent valuation, hedonic property prices, travel cost methodologies and benefits transfer. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  12. Environmental Economics for Sustainable Growth

    Environmental Economics for Sustainable Growth

    Anil Markandya, Patrice Harou, Lorenzo G. Bellù, Vito Cistulli
    Environmental Economics for Sustainable Growth is a specially designed handbook for trainers, practitioners and government advisors involved in environmental policy making. It will enable professionals to initiate and implement environmental economic studies and identify policies and investments which will ensure sustainable development in their respective countries. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 238.00   Web: $ 214.20
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  13. Handbook on Development Policy and Management

    Handbook on Development Policy and Management

    Edited by Colin Kirkpatrick, Ron Clarke, Charles Polidano
    This important Handbook on international development policy and management covers a broad spectrum of contemporary topics across all the major areas of interest. With over 40 chapters, the book comprehensively explores the many themes and issues of significance for both policy and implementation, and provides easily accessible reference material on current practice and research. The 42 contributors come from a diverse range of backgrounds, and enjoy international reputations in their chosen fields. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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  14. The Nature of Economic Growth

    The Nature of Economic Growth

    A. P. Thirlwall
    This concise book, by one of the leading scholars in development economics, has been developed from a series of lectures given to masters students and will serve as an excellent introduction to the principles of growth and development theory. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  15. The Economic North–South Divide

    The Economic North–South Divide

    Kunibert Raffer, H. W. Singer
    The Economic North–South Divide explores the structural roots of the debt crisis and considers the impact of debt management on North–South economic relations, exposing certain double standards that tilt global markets further against the South. Encouraged by recent successful opposition to neoliberalism, the authors finally propose ideas for a world where people seem to matter. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  16. The Internationalization of Public Management

    The Internationalization of Public Management

    Edited by Willy McCourt, Martin Minogue
    The Internationalization of Public Management constitutes one of the first attempts to examine the conceptual and practical problems which attend such policy transfers, and to make preliminary judgements about the successes and failures of public management reform in developing countries. The distinguished group of contributors offers instructive insights into the complex reality of the development state. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  17. Open-Economy Macroeconomics for Developing Countries

    Open-Economy Macroeconomics for Developing Countries

    Akhand A. Hossain, Anis Chowdhury
    Open-Economy Macroeconomics for Developing Countries focuses on fiscal, monetary and exchange rate issues of importance to less developed economies. The book argues that the dichotomy between the short-term macroeconomic stabilization goal and the long-term economic growth objective commonly found in developing countries’ policy framework is inappropriate. The authors report empirical evidence to support the proposition that macroeconomic stability is a pre-requisite for sustained economic growth and the root of macroeconomic instability in developing countries lies in the government budget deficits. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  18. Cost–Benefit Analysis for Developing Countries

    Cost–Benefit Analysis for Developing Countries

    Robert J. Brent
    Cost–benefit analysis is a key component in the evaluation of economic development strategies. In this new, updated version of his earlier book, Project Appraisal for Developing Countries, Robert Brent provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to recent developments in project appraisal. Learn More
    1998   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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    2000   Paperback Price: $ 49.00   Web: $ 39.20
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  19. Struggle and Hope

    Struggle and Hope

    János Kornai
    This major new book presents an objective and penetrating economic analysis of stabilization and reform in Eastern Europe, combined with a compassionate plea for individual rights and solidarity. Learn More
    1997   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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    1999   Paperback Price: $ 49.00   Web: $ 39.20
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  20. The Foreign Aid Business

    The Foreign Aid Business

    Kunibert Raffer, H. W. Singer
    In The Foreign Aid Business, Kunibert Raffer and Hans Singer offer an incisive analysis of aid and development finance, examine the key issues and new trends in aid as well as proposing a series of fundamental improvements. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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    1997   Paperback Price: $ 49.00   Web: $ 39.20
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