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  1. A Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance

    A Research Agenda for Financial Inclusion and Microfinance

    Edited by Marek Hudon, Marc Labie, Ariane Szafarz
    How can financial services, such as credit, deposit accounts, financial transfers, and insurance be provided to people in need? This challenging and complex issue has been a topic of interest for the international aid community for decades. Drawing on renowned experts in microfinance and financial inclusion, this Research Agenda sheds much-needed light on this multifaceted challenge and points the way ahead for future research. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Handbook of Social Policy and Development

    Handbook of Social Policy and Development

    Edited by James Midgley, Rebecca Surender, Laura Alfers
    The Handbook of Social Policy and Development makes a groundbreaking, coherent case for enhancing collaboration between social policy and development. With wide ranging chapters, it discusses a myriad of ways in which this can be done, exploring both academic and practical activities. As the conventional distinction between ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ countries becomes increasingly blurred, this Handbook explores how collaboration between social policy and development is needed to meet global social needs. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  3. Federalism in China and Russia

    Federalism in China and Russia

    Alexander Libman, Michael Rochlitz
    The book offers a comparative analysis of center-region relations in Russia and in China. The authors focus in particular on fiscal ties and incentives, bureaucratic and local government practices, flows of information, and the determinants of divergence between both countries. The book is based on a synthesis of a large body of empirical and theoretical evidence, and will appeal to scholars in public economics, political economy and comparative politics, as well as to students and policy analysts. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 115.00   Web: $ 103.50
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  4. A Model for Islamic Development

    A Model for Islamic Development

    Shafiullah Jan, Mehmet Asutay
    This book aims to explore and analyse Islamic Moral Economy (IME) as an alternative economic and social system to capitalism and socialism. It proposes a new model of Islamic development, integrating global development within an Islamic framework of spiritual development. It is argued that the failure of Muslim countries to provide basic necessities and an environment free of oppression and injustice can be overcome with this authentic Islamic development framework. In addition, this book can be an important study to identify the theological, political, social and economic boundaries for changing the society to produce IME oriented developmentalism. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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  5. Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration

    Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration

    Edited by Elisabetta Gentile
    One of the primary objectives of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), established in 2015, was to boost skilled labor mobility within the region. This insightful book takes stock of the existing trends and patterns of skilled labor migration in the ASEAN. It endeavors to identify the likely winners and losers from the free movement of natural persons within the region through counterfactual policy simulations. Finally, it discusses existing issues and obstacles through case studies, as well as other sectoral examples. A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the Elgaronline platform - www.elgaronline.com/view/edcoll/9781788116169/9781788116169.xml Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  6. Handbook on Global Value Chains

    Handbook on Global Value Chains

    Edited by Stefano Ponte, Gary Gereffi, Gale Raj-Reichert
    Global value chains (GVCs) are a key feature of the global economy in the 21st century. They show how international investment and trade create cross-border production networks that link countries, firms and workers around the globe. This Handbook describes how GVCs arise and vary across industries and countries, and how they have evolved over time in response to economic and political forces. With chapters written by leading interdisciplinary scholars, the Handbook unpacks the key concepts of GVC governance and upgrading, and explores policy implications for advanced and developing economies alike. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 330.00   Web: $ 297.00
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  7. Local Accountability and National Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

    Local Accountability and National Coordination in Fiscal Federalism

    Charles R. Hankla, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, Raúl A. Ponce Rodríguez
    This book argues that fiscal federalism will consistently deliver on its governance promises only when democratic decentralization is combined with the integration of political parties. It formalizes this argument and, using new data on subnational political institutions, tests it with models of education, health, and infrastructure service delivery in 135 countries across 30 years. It also presents comparative case studies of Senegal and Nigeria. The book emphasizes that a “fine balance” in local governance can be achieved when integrated party structures compensate for the potential downsides of a decentralized state. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  8. Political Corruption in Africa

    Political Corruption in Africa

    Edited by Inge Amundsen
    Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social phenomena in a way that is often overlooked in contemporary studies. Chapters argue that political corruption includes two basic, critical and related processes: extractive and power-preserving corruption. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  9. Institutions and Economic Development

    Institutions and Economic Development

    Edited by Jakob de Haan
    This collection carefully selects some of the most influential papers focusing on the relationship between economic and political institutions and economic development. Economic institutions shape economic incentives, such the incentives to become educated, to save and invest, to innovate and to adopt new technologies. Although economic institutions are critical for determining whether a country is poor or prosperous, it is politics and political institutions that determine which economic institutions are present in a country. This collection explores these critical relationships and the causes of economic growth, whilst bringing forth the legal, colonial and financial factors, which contribute, to economic discrepancies across countries. Prefaced by an authoritative introduction by the editor, this collection promises to be a valuable tool for economic researchers and scholars interested in this important subject. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 945.00   Web: $ 850.50
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  10. Intergovernmental Transfers in Federations

    Intergovernmental Transfers in Federations

    Edited by Serdar Yilmaz, Farah Zahir
    Intergovernmental Transfers in Federations presents a synthesis of international experience of large federations in the most recent times in addressing the most fundamental issue of horizontal and vertical imbalances in their countries through the prism of intergovernmental transfers. Contributors delve into the various aspects of policy making as well as policy choices in selecting an efficiency path for a meaningful fiscal devolution aimed at integrating performance and incentives to reach an expenditure mix that facilitates better service delivery. Learn More
    January 2020   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

    Research Handbook on Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies

    Edited by Paresha Sinha, Jenny Gibb, Michèle Akoorie, Jonathan M. Scott
    This Research Handbook offers contextualized perspectives on entrepreneurship in emerging economies. Emphasizing how national context profoundly shapes incentives for entrepreneurial efforts, chapters dissect the opportunities emerging from various institutions and social practices from the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Latin America. This Handbook is an ideal guide for researchers working on emerging economies, particularly those with an interest in global entrepreneurship. Learn More
    February 2020   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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