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Law and Development Theory and Practice

Law and Development Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Yong-Shik Lee
December 18, 2020

The book examines the theory and practice of law and development. It reviews the evolution of law and development studies and presents a general theory of law and development. The general theory sets the conceptual parameters of "law" and "development" and explains the mechanisms by which law ...

Macroeconomic Policy for Emerging Markets Lessons from Thailand

Macroeconomic Policy for Emerging Markets Lessons from Thailand

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bhanupong Nidhiprabha
December 18, 2020

Macroeconomic policies matter for sustainable long-term growth. With global fluctuations, deviation from a stable growth path can be minimized by countercyclical macro policies, if properly implemented. This book examines Thailand’s 55 years of experience in macroeconomic management and provides ...

Developmental State of Africa in Practice Looking East with Focus on South Korea

Developmental State of Africa in Practice Looking East with Focus on South Korea

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa, Charles Leyeka Lufumpa
December 04, 2020

This book is the product of research undertaken at the African Development Bank (AfDB) on the lessons that the continent of Africa can draw from the role of the state in Asia’s rapid economic development in the last 50 years. The book applies a cross national comparative framework to analyse Africa...

Economic Liberalisation in Latin America

Economic Liberalisation in Latin America

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Gerardo Angeles-Castro
November 27, 2020

The book explores the process of economic liberalisation in Latin America and revises the transition from the import substitution industrialisation model to the market-oriented reforms. It explains the theoretical foundations of the neoliberal paradigm and the implications of the policies that were...

Migration, Remittances, and Sustainable Development in Africa

Migration, Remittances, and Sustainable Development in Africa

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Maty Konte, Linguère Mously Mbaye, Valentina Mazzucato
November 27, 2020

This book provides a strong multidisciplinary examination of the links between migration, remittances and sustainable development in Africa. It makes evidence-based policy recommendations on migration to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The key themes examined are migration and ...

A Quantitative Analysis of Regional Well-Being Identity and Gender in India, South Africa, the USA and the UK

A Quantitative Analysis of Regional Well-Being Identity and Gender in India, South Africa, the USA and the UK

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Vani Kant Borooah
October 15, 2020

Using data from the World Values Survey, this book sheds light on the link between happiness and the social group to which one belongs. The work is based on a rigorous statistical analysis of differences in the probability of happiness and life satisfaction between the predominant social group and ...

Cooperation Networks and Economic Development Cuba’s High-Tech Potential

Cooperation Networks and Economic Development Cuba’s High-Tech Potential

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill
October 13, 2020

For most Western audiences, Cuba is a touristic paradise stuck in time and virtually detached from world technology networks by the US embargo – anything but a hub of industrial innovation and high value-added biotechnology. However, a closer look reveals more subtle but equally powerful stories ...

Energy Sustainability and Development in ASEAN and East Asia

Energy Sustainability and Development in ASEAN and East Asia

1st Edition

Phoumin Han, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary, Fukunari Kimura
July 13, 2020

The rapid and sustained economic growth of the past two decades has led to marked increases in energy demand in the region and developing Asia will continue to lead the energy demand growth. The increase in energy demand threatens energy security and efforts to curb carbon dioxide emissions, ...

Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa

1st Edition

David Lawson, Adam Dubin, Lea Mwambene
July 10, 2020

Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic law. It is also an essential component of development policies which seek to adequately respond to the multidimensional deprivations faced by the poor in order to improve socio-economic ...

Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey

1st Edition

Kurtuluş Gemici
May 20, 2020

Why did many emerging countries pursue risky financial opening policies in a reckless manner, even after the painful example of the Latin American debt crisis? Unlike trade liberalization, which has mostly been beneficial in emerging countries, the removal of capital controls has led to boom-bust ...

Undernutrition, Agriculture and Public Provisioning The Impact on Women and Children in India

Undernutrition, Agriculture and Public Provisioning The Impact on Women and Children in India

1st Edition

Swarna Sadasivam Vepa, Brinda Viswanathan
May 06, 2020

Using quantitative techniques, this volume provides empirical evidence on the crucial role of public provisioning of food, water, sanitation and health care in reducing undernutrition among women and children in India. The linkages are cogently explored and connected to the sustainable ...

Rent Seeking and Development The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam.

Rent Seeking and Development The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam.

1st Edition

Christine Ngoc Ngo
April 22, 2020

Rent seeking continues to be a topic of much discussion and debate within the political economy. This new study challenges previous assumptions and sets out a new analysis of the dynamics of rent and rent seeking in development, using Vietnam as a case study. This book provides an alternative ...

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