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Rethinking Capitalist Development: Primitive Accumulation, Governmentality and Post-Colonial Capitalism: Primitive Accumulation, Governmentality and P

by Kalyan Sanyal

In this book, Kalyan Sanyal reviews the traditional notion of capitalism and propounds an original theory of capitalist development in the post-colonial context.

In order to substantiate his theory, concepts...


The Trouble with Europe: Why the EU Isn't Working - How it Can Be Reformed - What Could Take Its Place

by Roger Bootle

A radical look at the relevance of the European Union in modern times – for Europe and for the world.


Italy: 2013 Article IV Consultation

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after...


South Africa: 2013 Article IV Consultation

by International Monetary Fund. Afri Dept.

South Africa has made impressive strides in economic development over the past two decades. But in recent years, lower growth has exacerbated high unemployment, inequality, and vulnerabilities. Although weak...


Trinidad and Tobago: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

The economy is reviving. Output is poised for a modest recovery in 2013 after again registering disappointing growth in 2012. Maintenance-related outages will continue to hamper the energy sector, but the non-energy...


Jamaica: First Review Under the Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility and Request for Modification of Performan

by International Monetary Fund. West Dept.

Extended arrangement. On May 1, 2013, the IMF Executive Board approved a request by the Jamaican authorities for a four-year Extended Arrangement in an amount of SDR 615.38 million (225 percent of quota) with...


Ireland: Eleventh Review Under the Extended Arrangement

by International Monetary Fund. Euro Dept.

Policy implementation remains on track but recent weak GDP data point to a slower growth recovery. Real GDP declined in the first quarter, reflecting a fall in exports and weak domestic demand. Nonetheless,...


Health and Wealth Disparities in the United States

by Anupam B. Jena

Traditional measures of economic disparities among Americans of different race, gender, geographic location, and education level consider only material well-being, so that making two groups economically "equal"...


Issues in Governance, Growth and Globalization in Asia

by Tony Cavoli, Siona Listokin & Ramkishen S Rajan

This volume is a compilation of important papers relating to the financial, governance and political economy structures of the region, using a variety of methods and topics. Following the Asian crisis and subsequent...


Energy Security in Japan: Challenges After Fukushima

by Vlado Vivoda

In this book Vlado Vivoda aims to examine the drastically changed environment following Fukushima the disaster, to analyse Japan's energy security challenges and evaluate Tokyo's energy policy options. By looking...


Republic of Armenia: Request for Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility; Staff Report; Press Release; And Statement by the Executive

by International Monetary Fund. Midd Dept.

KEY ISSUES Context and recent developments. Performance under the 2010–13 program, which was supported by arrangements under the Extended Fund Facility and Extended Credit Facility, was sound, with growth...


Re-mapping the Americas: Trends in Region-making

by W. Andy Knight & Julián|Ghany, Hamid Castro-Rea

The book informs academic as well as non-academic audiences about regional developments in the Americas, in particular those dating back to the last twenty years. Beyond the primary purpose of summarizing the...


The End of the World as We Know It?: Crisis, Resistance, and the Age of Austerity

by Deric Shannon

Neither austerity nor reform will save us. Real alternatives mean real change.


Terms of Trade: Glossary of International Economics

by Alan V Deardorff

Have you ever wondered what a term in international economics means? This useful reference book offers a glossary of terms in both international trade and international finance, with emphasis on economic issues....


The Economic Theory of Fiscal Policy

by Bent Hansen

The book explores whether fiscal policies can secure full employment without inflation, one of the key questions in economics after Keynes.

Part 1, General Theory of Public Finance and Fiscal Policy, discusses...


Expenditure Tax

by Nicholas Kaldor

'This is one of those rare technical books which has an importance outside its own field' The Daily Telegraph.

'One of the most stimulating post-war books on public finance' The Guardian.

Part 1 examines the issue...


Income Inequality in OECD Countries: What are the Drivers and Policy Options?

by Peter Hoeller, Isabelle Joumard & Isabell Koske

This book provides a comprehensive review of income inequality issues in the OECD in a cross-country setting. It presents a wealth of data and analysis on the formation of inequality and identifies groups of...


Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State

by Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader has fought for over fifty years on behalf of American citizens against the reckless influence of corporations and their government patrons on our society. Now he ramps up the fight and makes a persuasive...


Gulf Politics and Economics in a Changing World

by Michael Hudson & Mimi Kirk

The wave of uprisings that has engulfed the Arab world since 2011 has impacted the Gulf significantly, however much the region appears to have remained unscathed. In Bahrain, the regime cracked down on protestors...


Asian Free Trade Agreements and WTO Compatibility: Goods, Services, Trade Facilitation and Economic Cooperation

by Shintaro Hamanaka

It is an appropriate time to rethink the relationship between trade regionalism and multilateralism in the Asian context as we witness the proliferation of free trade agreements (FTAs) in Asia. In the 1980s...