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John Rand, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2020 - Oxford, United Kingdom

Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam provides a comprehensive analytic contribution to a crucial topic within development economics. Based on fifteen years of continued data collection and research efforts it brings together nine up-to-date studies on micro, small, and medium...

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– Natural Resources and Industry in Africa
John Page, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2020

For a growing number of countries in Africa the discovery and exploitation of natural resources is a great opportunity, but one accompanied by considerable risks. Countries dependent on oil, gas, and mining have tended to have weaker long-run growth, higher rates of poverty, and greater income...

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Sam Hickey, Tom Lavers, Jeremy Seekings, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa - Oxford University Press, 2020

The notion that social protection should be a key strategy for reducing poverty in developing countries has now been mainstreamed within international development policy and practice. Promoted as an integral dimension of the post-Washington Consensus all major international development agencies...

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– Diversity in Development
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus Asian Drama, in 1968, to conclude that Asia's development prospects were gloomy. Since then, contrary to Myrdal's expectations Asia has been transformed beyond recognition, the development of nations and living standards of people...

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– An Inquiry into the Development of Nations
Deepak Nayyar - Oxford University Press, 2019

Gunnar Myrdal published his magnum opus, Asian Drama: An Inquiry into the Poverty of Nations, in 1968. He was deeply pessimistic about development prospects in Asia. The fifty years since then have witnessed a remarkable social and economic transformation in Asia - even if it has been uneven...

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– Industrialization in Africa Reconsidered
Richard Newfarmer, John Page, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2018

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. By 2030 more than three quarters of the world's absolute poor are...

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Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, Jean-Philippe Platteau - Oxford University Press, 2018

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt...

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– The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development
Tony Addison, Alan R. Roe - Oxford University Press, 2018

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. New initiatives recognize that resource wealth can provide a means, when...

Yongfu Huang, Unai Pascual - Palgrave Macmillan, 2018

This collection examines the role that foreign aid can play in dealing with the severe global challenge of climate change, one of the most pressing international development issues of the 21st century. Addressing the key threats of rising temperatures, changes in precipitation, coastal erosion...

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José Antonio Ocampo - Oxford University Press, 2017 - Oxford, United Kingdom

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. International financial crises have plagued the world in recent decades,...

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– Understanding Diverse Trajectories
Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

Fragile states pose major development and security challenges. Considerable international resources are therefore devoted to state-building and institutional strengthening in fragile states, with generally mixed results. This volume explores how unpacking the concept of fragility and studying its...

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Rachel M. Gisselquist - Routledge, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 licence. It is free to read at www.tandfebooks.com and offered as a free PDF download from Taylor & Francis Group and selected open access locations. Development assistance to fragile states and conflict-affected...

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– Jump-Starting Developing Countries
Justin Lin, Célestin Monga - Princeton University Press, 2017 - Princeton, NJ

How poor countries can ignite economic growth without waiting for global action or the creation of ideal local conditions. Contrary to conventional wisdom, countries that ignite a process of rapid economic growth almost always do so while lacking what experts say are the essential...

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Guillermo Cruces, Gary S. Fields, David Jaume, Mariana Viollaz - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. This book examines the links between economic growth, changing employment...

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– Government–Business Coordination in Africa and East Asia
John Page, Finn Tarp - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. Much of the information relevant to policy formulation for industrial...

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Douglas Arent, Channing Arndt, Mackay Miller, Finn Tarp, Owen Zinaman - Oxford University Press, 2017

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. The 21st Conference of the Parties (CoP21) to the United Nations Framework...

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