Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice: Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa
Capital Mobility and Distributional Conflict in Chile, South Korea, and Turkey
Rent Seeking and Development: The Political Economy of Industrialization in Vietnam.
Law and Development: Theory and Practice
Full and Productive Employment in Developing Economies: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals
Andrés Cárdenas O´Farrill
August 01, 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...
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,...
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 laws. In Africa, women make up much of Africa’s poorest and most marginalized population, and as such are often prevented from enforcing rights or seeking other recourse. This book brings...
Swarna Sadasivam Vepa, Brinda Viswanathan
May 18, 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...
May 06, 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...
Christine Ngoc Ngo
April 15, 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...
April 01, 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...
April 01, 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...
August 21, 2019
The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals include a specific target for full and productive employment. However, what constitutes full employment in developing countries is not yet clearly understood. And likewise, there is no clear direction for developing strategies and policies to...
Michael Cohen, Maria Carrizosa, Margarita Gutman
August 13, 2019
This book evaluates the impact of 20 years of urban policies in six Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Mexico. It argues that evaluating the fulfillment of past commitments is essential for framing and meeting the new commitments that were taken in Habitat III...
Naoyuki Yoshino, Farhad Taghizadeh-Hesary
July 19, 2019
There is limited access for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to bank credit. This book proposes new and sustainable models to help ease the access of SMEs to finance and boost economic growth and job creation in Asia. This book looks at the difficulties of SMEs in accessing finance and...
Oscar A. García, Prashanth Kotturi
July 10, 2019
Written by a team of expert practitioners at the Independent Office of Evaluation of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), this book gives an insight into the implications of new and emerging technologies in development evaluation. Growing technologies such as big data analytics,...