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    • Vollmer, Sebastian (2018)
      This book contributes to the empirical literature on economic and human development from five different perspectives: the first chapter provides a new statistical test for bimodality of densities with an application to ...
    • Chirwa, Ephraim; Dorward, Andrew (2013)
      Agricultural input subsidies were a major feature of development policies in rural economies until the 1980s. Continuing rural poverty with low productivity and fertilizer use in smallholder staple crops has led to their ...
    • Andersson Djurfeldt, Agnes; Cuthbert Isinika, Aida; Mawunyo Dzanku, Fred (2018)
      This book contributes to the understanding of smallholder agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa through addressing the dynamics of intensification and diversification within and outside agriculture, in contexts where women ...
    • Öztürk, Murat (2012)
      This book investigates recent policies introduced into Turkey which are designed to reduce state activities and open up the country to international investment and trade. This is done in the context of the UNs Millennium ...
    • Close, Jean-Paul (2016)
      This book describes the coming about and first results of the AiREAS "healthy city" cooperative in the city of Eindhoven and Province of North Brabant in the Netherlands. AiREAS is an initiative focused on the multidisciplinary ...
    • Otsuka, Keijiro; Jin, Kimiaki; Sonobe, Tetsushi (2018)
      At present, how to develop industries is a burning issue in Africa, where population growth remains high and economic development has thus far failed to provide sufficient jobs for many, especially young people and women. ...
    • West, John (2018)
      Asian Century; Asia's middle class; Urbanisation in Asia; Asian demographic challenges; Democracy and politics in Asia; Asia's global value chains; Economic crime in Asia; Power transition in Asia; China and US ...
    • Nayyar, Deepak (2019)
      Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus, Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations, in 1968. He was deeply pessimistic about development prospects in Asia. The fifty years since then have witnessed a remarkable ...
    • Kumase, Wokia-azi Ndangle (2018)
      Poverty and inequality remain extremely high for Cameroon despite improvements in poverty figures between 1996 and 2001. To understand the dynamics of poverty and inequality between 1996 and 2001, this book develops a ...
    • Maheshwari, Basant; Singh, Vijay P.; Thoradeniya, Bhadranie (2016)
      water resources; hydrology; sustainable development; urban planning
    • Lahiri-Dutt, Kuntala (2018)
      "Between the Plough and the Pick deepens our understanding of informal, artisanal and small-scale mining, popularly known as ASM. The book engages with wider scholarly conceptualisations of contemporary global social, ...
    • Andrews, Matt; Pritchett, Lant; Woolcock, Michael (2017)
      Governments play a major role in the development process, and constantly introduce reforms and policies to achieve developmental objectives. Many of these interventions have limited impact, however; schools get built but ...
    • Zhang, Denghua (2020)
      "‘As a student of international relations and a former diplomat, Zhang brings the insights of a practitioner and the eye of scholar to explain why Chinese actors choose to engage in aid cooperation with traditional donors ...
    • Garnaut, Ross; Song, Ligang; Fang, Cai (2018)
      The year 2018 marks 40 years of reform and development in China (1978–2018). This commemorative book assembles some of the world’s most prominent scholars on the Chinese economy to reflect on what has been achieved as a ...
    • Dormois, Jean-Pierre; Lains, Pedro (2006)
      Including contributions from such figures as Douglas Irwin, James Foreman-Peck, Kevin O'Rourke and Max-Stefan-Schulze, this key book summarizes the recent empirical research carried out on the issue of the classical period ...
    • Hoogeveen, Johannes; Pape, Utz (2020)
      ‘This open access book addresses an urgent issue on which little organized information exists. It reflects experience in Africa but is highly relevant to other fragile states as well.’ —Constantine Michalopoulos, John ...
    • Werker, Eric; Sen Lant Pritchett, Kunal (2017)
      "International financial crises have plagued the world in recent decades, including the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s, the East Asian crisis of the late twentieth century, and the global financial crisis of ...
    • Kühnl, Peter (2018)
      Im Falle der Transformationsländer Mittel- und Osteuropas formierte sich 1989/90 parallel zu den wirtschaftspolitischen Empfehlungen der Neoklassik ein alternativer monetärkeynesianischer Ansatz in Form der Berliner Schule. ...
    • Huang, Yongfu (2010)
      "As the world has witnessed the worst financial crisis and climate crisis of our age, during the period of 2007-2009, the issues surrounding the emergence and development of financial markets and carbon markets is becoming ...
    • Henning, Christian; Badiane, Ousmane; Krampe, Eva (2017)
      economics; quantitative policy evaluation; Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP); poverty