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The Fourth Industrial Revolution

by Klaus Schwab

World-renowned economist Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, explains that we have an opportunity to shape the fourth industrial revolu­tion, which will fundamentally alter...


Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Making It in Real Estate: Starting Out as a Developer

by John McNellis

What does it take to be a successful real estate developer? Author John McNellis tells you how, sharing practical tips and advice from his wealth of experience over 35 years in real estate development. Like...


Efficiency, Finance, and Varieties of Industrial Policy

by Akbar Noman & Joseph E. Stiglitz

Industrial policy, once relegated to resource allocation, technological improvements, and the modernization of industries, should be treated as a serious component of sustainability and developmental economics....


Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development: Social Capital and Corporate Development in Developing Economies

by Risa Bhinekawati

Many different companies can significantly contribute to the integrated goals and targets of the United Nations' sustainable development goals, such as poverty reduction by 2030. Poverty is not only about people...


Multi-dimensional Review of Peru

by Collectif

Peru has experienced significant improvements in economic growth, well-being and poverty reduction since the introduction of macroeconomic reforms, economic openness and more effective social programmes in the...


Jobs For Development

Towards a New Russian Work Culture: Can Western Companies and Expatriates Change Russian Society?

by Vladimir V Karacharovskiy

This innovative book offers a fresh perspective on the national work culture of Russia and the substantial role foreign institutional and cultural impact has had in shaping it. Russia's contemporary work culture...


The Diffusion of Western Economic Ideas in East Asia

by Malcolm Warner

This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes,...


Monitoring Global Poverty: Report of the Commission on Global Poverty

by World Bank

In 2013, the World Bank Group announced two goals that would guide its operations worldwide. First is the eradication of chronic extreme poverty bringing the number of extremely poor people, defined as those...


Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

by Dominic Welburn

The liberal political theorist John Rawls, despite remaining largely silent on 'green concerns', was writing during a time of increasing awareness that the ecological stability of the earth is being compromised...


Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

by Lata Narayanaswamy

Knowledge-for-development is under-theorised and under-researched within development studies, but as a set of policy objectives it is thriving within development practice. Donors and other agencies are striving...


Climate Change Finance and International Law

by Alexander Zahar

Since 2010, a significant quantity of international climate change finance has begun to reach developing countries. However, the transfer of finance under the international climate change regime - the legal...


Cost Engineering Health Check: How Good are Those Numbers?

by Dale Shermon & Mark Gilmour

High quality cost estimating gives a business leader confidence to make rational financial decisions. Whether you are a business leader or a cost estimating manager, you have a vested interest in understanding...


Macroeconomics and Markets in Developing and Emerging Economies

by Ashima Goyal

The book presents and further develops basic principles and concepts in international finance and open economy macroeconomics to make them more relevant for emerging and developing economies (EDEs). The volume...


Cultures of Development: Vietnam, Brazil and the Unsung Vanguard of Prosperity

by Jonathan Warren

The North Atlantic development establishment has had a blemished track record over the past 65 years. In addition to a sizeable portfolio of failure, the few economic success stories in the developing world,...


Global Governance and Transnationalizing Capitalist Hegemony: The Myth of the 'Emerging Powers'

by Ian Taylor

This book is a critique of claims regarding?how emerging economies are supposedly?rewriting the rules of global governance and ushering in alternative models to neoliberal orthodoxy.?It argues that such assumptions...


Vietnam 2035: Toward Prosperity, Creativity, Equity, and Democracy

by World Bank Group;Ministry of Planning an

Thirty years of Ä?á•i Má›i (economic renovation) reforms have catapulted Vietnam from the ranks of the world's poorest countries to one of its great development success stories. Critical ingredients have...


Saving the Regions

by Paul Spoonley

Expert approaches to combatting the pull of Auckland and getting the regions humming.


South Korea: A Socioeconomic Overview from the Past to Present

by Daniel J. Schwekendiek

During the second half of the twentieth century, an economic boom, driven by advances in technology, has led South Korea to become the world’s fastest growing economy. But, there were also social factors associated...