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Poverty As My Teacher: Learning to Create Sustainable Family Communities

by Robert E Miller, Daniel Raphael & Michael Hamers

Poverty As My Teacher describes the birth of the initiative: Leading the Way Out of Global Poverty® with Sustainable Family Communities® which are designed with the economic and social/cultural factors necessary...

Young Generation Awakening

Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth: by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Rise and Fall of American Growth by Robert J. Gordon | Includes Analysis



The Rise and Fall of American Growth is an analysis of American growth from 1870 to the present. It focuses...

The Pursuit of Development

Social Innovation In Africa: A practical guide for scaling impact

by Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli

Encouraged by the emergence and early impact of social innovators on the African Continent, but frustrated by the slow pace of large scale change, this book is focused on filling the knowledge gap for those...

Asia and the Middle-Income Trap

by Francis E. Hutchinson & Sanchita Basu Das

The term 'Middle-Income Trap' refers to countries which stagnate economically after reaching a certain level of per capita income on the basis of labour- and capital-intensive growth, and are struggling to transition...


by International Monetary Fund

Albania: Selected Issues

Growth and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Preparing for a World that Doesn't Exist - Yet: Framing a Second Enlightenment to Create Communities of the Future

by Rick Smyre & Neil Richardson

Preparing For A World That Doesn't Exist - Yet is about an emerging Second Enlightenment and the capacities you will need to achieve success in this new, fast-evolving world.

The Expanding Brazilian Film, Television and Digital Industry: Cinema, televisão e mídia digital no Brasil: uma indústria em expansão.

by Steve Solot

This new bilingual book is an updated, indispensable guide to current opportunities for partnership and investment in the dynamic Brazilian Audiovisual Industry.  Despite the challenging economic climate,...

Whither China?

Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

by Peter N. Hess

Economic growth, reflected in increases in national output per capita, makes possible an improved material standard of living and the alleviation of poverty. Sustainable development, popularly and concisely...

Development Economics

by Gérard Roland

Gerard Roland's new text, Development Economics, is the first undergraduate text to recognize the role of institutions in understanding development and growth. Through a series of chapters devoted to specific...

Exploring Civic Innovation for Social and Economic Transformation

by Kees Biekart, Wendy Harcourt & Peter Knorringa

This edited collection examines the globally rising phenomenon of civic innovation. Combining nuanced theory with rich empirical examples, this book defines the dynamic and complex process of civic innovation...

Global Economic Crisis and Local Economic Development: International cases and policy responses

by Jason Begley, Dan Coffey & Tom Donnelly

This book offers a collaborative investigation of  the policies and practices which have redeveloped local and national economies in the aftermath of the global economic crisis which erupted in 2008. It explores...

Rethinking Economic Policy for Social Justice: The radical potential of human rights

by Radhika Balakrishnan, James Heintz & Diane Elson

The dominant approach to economic policy has so far failed to adequately address the pressing challenges the world faces today: extreme poverty, widespread joblessness and precarious employment, burgeoning inequality,...

The Daily Drucker: 366 Days of Insight and Motivation for Getting the Right Things Done

by Peter F. Drucker & Harperbusiness

This book reintroduces Drucker in a user-friendly way to a new generation of managers who are hungry for guidance and classic ideas. It will be comprehensive in that it will cover the four critical topics Drucker...

New Zealand

by International Monetary Fund

This paper discusses prospects for potential growth, house prices, household debt, and financial stability risks, and tax policy reforms in New Zealand. Despite having world-class institutions and strong policy...

The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement, and Policy

by Martin Ravallion

While there is no denying that the world has made huge progress against absolute poverty over the last 200 years, until recent times the bulk of that progress had been made in wealthy countries only. The good...

World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends

by World Bank Group

Digital technologies are spreading rapidly, but digital dividends-the broader benefits of faster growth, more jobs, and better services-are not. If more than 40 percent of adults in East Africa pay their utility...