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Product Description: This wide-ranging volume demonstrates that there is no simple formula for successful institutional development. Through numerous examples, the book makes clear that development can only be achieved through deliberate imitation of successful foreign institutions combined with local innovations...read more
By Ha-Joon Chang (editor)

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9789280811438 | United Nations Univ, December 1, 2007, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: This wide-ranging volume demonstrates that there is no simple formula for successful institutional development.

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Product Description: While the public policy community has turned to entrepreneurship to maintain, restore, or generate economic prosperity, the economics profession has been remarkably taciturn in providing guidance for public policy for understanding the links between entrepreneurship and economic growth as well as for framing and weighing policy issues and decisions...read more

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9780521894920, titled "Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Public Policy" | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 2, 2009), cover price $94.99 | About this edition: While the public policy community has turned to entrepreneurship to maintain, restore, or generate economic prosperity, the economics profession has been remarkably taciturn in providing guidance for public policy for understanding the links between entrepreneurship and economic growth as well as for framing and weighing policy issues and decisions.

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Product Description: This Round Table is one of a series of research events to discuss tools to improve transport planning. It addressed the macroeconomic effects of transport infrastructure policies, and aimed at identifying analytical and empirical tools that could determine the overall volume of public expenditure for transport infrastructure investment...read more

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9789282101247 | Organization for Economic, May 31, 2007, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: This Round Table is one of a series of research events to discuss tools to improve transport planning.

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Product Description: The fifth ABCDE-Europe was held in Paris, France, on May 15-16, 2003. The conference was co-organized by France's Agence française de développement (AfD), the Conseil d'Analyse Économique (CAE), and the World Bank. The theme of the conference was "Economic Integration and Social Responsibility...read more
By Francois Bourguignon (editor), Pierre Jacquet (editor) and Boris Pleskovic (editor)

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9780821361030 | World Bank, April 1, 2007, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The fifth ABCDE-Europe was held in Paris, France, on May 15-16, 2003.

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Product Description: Even minute increases in a country's growth rate can result in dramatic changes in living standards over just one generation. The benefits of growth, however, may not be shared equally. Some may gain less than others, and a fraction of the population may actually be disadvantaged...read more
By Theo S. Eicher (editor) and Stephen J. Turnovsky (editor)

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9780262050692 | Mit Pr, July 6, 2003, cover price $8.75 | About this edition: Even minute increases in a country's growth rate can result in dramatic changes in living standards over just one generation.

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9780262550642 | Mit Pr, March 30, 2007, cover price $5.75 | About this edition: Even minute increases in a country's growth rate can result in dramatic changes in living standards over just one generation.

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Product Description: This book reflects on current thinking in development economics and on what may happen over the next two decades. As well as studying development economics in retrospect, the volume explores the current debates and challenges and looks forward at the problems that affect the global capacity to achieve the Millennium Development Goals...read more

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9780230019027 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 9, 2007, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: This book reflects on current thinking in development economics and on what may happen over the next two decades.

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9780230019041 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 9, 2007, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: This book reflects on current thinking in development economics and on what may happen over the next two decades.

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Product Description: This study investigates the relationship between financial sector development and progress in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It assesses the contribution of countries' financial sector development to achieving the MDGs...read more

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9780821368640 | World Bank, February 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This study investigates the relationship between financial sector development and progress in reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Product Description: How much credit can be given to entrepreneurship for the unprecedented innovation and growth of free-enterprise economies? In this book, some of the world's leading economists tackle this difficult and understudied question, and their responses shed new light on how free-market economies work--and what policies most encourage their growth...read more
By William J. Baumol (editor), Eytan Sheshinski (editor) and Robert J. Strom (editor)

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9780691129457 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 8, 2007, cover price $108.00 | About this edition: How much credit can be given to entrepreneurship for the unprecedented innovation and growth of free-enterprise economies?

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Recounts the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the twelfth-century queen and mother of Richard the Lionhearted, who generated a family battle that deeply affected the English throne. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

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9780399132940 | Putnam Pub Group, December 1, 1987, cover price $18.95
9780080313092, titled "Disarmament and World Development" | 2 sub edition (Pergamon Pr, April 1, 1986), cover price $44.00 | also contains Disarmament and World Development | About this edition: Discusses the connections between economic development and the scaling back of military forces worldwide, considering the costs of preparedness, the 'peace dividend,' the military mindset, and other factors

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9781400082506, titled "The Courts of Love: The Story of Eleanor of Aquitaine" | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, May 23, 2006), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Recounts the story of Eleanor of Aquitaine, the twelfth-century queen and mother of Richard the Lionhearted, who generated a family battle that deeply affected the English throne.

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9780307347077, titled "The Courts of Love: The Story of Eleanor of Aquitaine" | Crown Pub, May 23, 2006, cover price $15.00

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Product Description: The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics is one of the world's best-known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development. The conference provides a forum for the world's leading development thinkers to share new knowledge and ideas...read more
By Francois Bourguignon (editor), Jacques Van Der Gaag (editor) and Boris Pleskovic (editor)

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9780821361078 | World Bank, May 15, 2006, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics is one of the world's best-known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge on development.

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Product Description: The Berlin Workshop Series 2006 presents selected papers from meetings held in September 6 ? 8, 2004, at the 7th Annual Forum co-hosted by InWEnt and the World Bank in preparation for the Bank?s World Development Report. At the 2004 meetings, key researchers and policy makers from Europe, the United States, and developing countries met to identify and brainstorm on equity and development challenges and successes that will be later examined in-depth in the World Development Report 2006...read more

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9780821361054 | World Bank, April 30, 2006, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The Berlin Workshop Series 2006 presents selected papers from meetings held in September 6 ?

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Product Description: Only in the past 15 years or so, with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the realization that freedom and economic well-being are empirically linked, have the professional communities dealing with development and human rights issues begun to communicate effectively...read more
By Philip Alston (editor) and Mary Robinson (editor)

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9780199284610 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 8, 2005, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: Only in the past 15 years or so, with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the realization that freedom and economic well-being are empirically linked, have the professional communities dealing with development and human rights issues begun to communicate effectively.

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9780199284627 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 8, 2005, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Only in the past 15 years or so, with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the realization that freedom and economic well-being are empirically linked, have the professional communities dealing with development and human rights issues begun to communicate effectively.

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Product Description: How can international trade agreements promote development and how can rules be designed to benefit poor countries? Can multilateral trade cooperation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) help developing countries create and strengthen institutions and regulatory regimes that will enhance the gains from trade and integration into the global economy? And should this even be done? These are questions that confront policy makers and citizens in both rich and poor countries, and they are the subject of Economic Development and Multilateral Trade Cooperation...read more
By Simon J. Evenett (editor), Bernard M. Hoekman (editor) and World Trade Forum (corporate author)

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9780821363751 | World Bank, December 30, 2005, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: How can international trade agreements promote development and how can rules be designed to benefit poor countries?

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Product Description: The Spark Inside reveals, in easily understood language, the innate health and spiritual power that resides in each and every one of us. It shows children how they can let go of the dark and negative thought that leads to low self-esteem and painful, anti-social behavior...read more

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9781551055565 | Lone Pine Pub, September 15, 2005, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The Spark Inside reveals, in easily understood language, the innate health and spiritual power that resides in each and every one of us.
9780080313085, titled "Disarmament and World Development" | 2 edition (Pergamon Pr, December 1, 1986), cover price $36.00 | also contains Disarmament and World Development | About this edition: Discusses the connections between economic development and the scaling back of military forces worldwide, considering the costs of preparedness, the 'peace dividend,' the military mindset, and other factors

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Product Description: One of the most important issues in comparative politics is the relationship between the state and society and the implications of different relationships for long-term social and economic development. Exploring the contribution states can make to overcoming collective action problems and creating collective goods favourable to social, economic, and political development, the contributors to this significant volume examine how state-society relations as well as features of state structure shape the conditions under which states seek to advance development and the conditions that make success more or less likely...read more
By Matthew Lange (editor) and Dietrich Rueschemeyer (editor)

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9781403964922 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 15, 2005, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This important book explores the contribution states can make to overcoming collective action problems and create collective goods favorable to social, economic, and political development.

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9781403964939 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 15, 2005, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: One of the most important issues in comparative politics is the relationship between the state and society and the implications of different relationships for long-term social and economic development.

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Product Description: Suffering from a divided membership, the United Nations is at a crossroads, unable to assure human or national security. The UN has been criticized as irrelevant by its most―and least―powerful members alike because it can’t reach consensus on how to respond to twenty-first-century challenges of global terrorism, endemic poverty, and crimes against humanity...read more

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9780889204935 | Isd, July 30, 2005, cover price $38.99 | About this edition: Suffering from a divided membership, the United Nations is at a crossroads, unable to assure human or national security.

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Product Description: The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) is one of the world's best known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge about development. First held at World Bank headquarters in Washington D...read more
By Francois Bourguignon (editor) and Boris Pleskovic (editor)

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9780821360217 | World Bank, June 30, 2005, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) is one of the world's best known series of conferences for the presentation and discussion of new knowledge about development.

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Product Description: There is currently a popular view that the world is undergoing profound changes in the fundamental relationships upon which it is organised. In particular, there is widespread talk of a 'globalised' economy, facilitated by and associated with 'new' technologies and practices...read more
By Rita Hartung Cheng, Ph. D. (editor) and Roger Sugden (editor)

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9781845422264 | Edward Elgar Pub, June 30, 2005, cover price $61.00 | About this edition: There is currently a popular view that the world is undergoing profound changes in the fundamental relationships upon which it is organised.
9781843763895 | Edward Elgar Pub, September 1, 2003, cover price $160.00

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Product Description: The foundation of this volume is the notion that the several processes of change constituting economic and social development are systematically interrelated. The essence of development is the appearance of rapid rates of increases in many different indices--output per capita, political participation, literacy and the like...read more
By Seymour Martin Lipset (editor) and Neil J. Smelser (editor)

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9780829009101 | Irvington Pub, May 1, 1982, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: The foundation of this volume is the notion that the several processes of change constituting economic and social development are systematically interrelated.

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9780202307992, titled "Social Structure & Mobility in Economic Development" | Aldine De Gruyter, June 1, 2005, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: The foundation of this volume is the notion that the several processes of change constituting economic and social development are systematically interrelated.

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Product Description: The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world's finest development thinkers to present their perspectives and ideas. In recent years, a parallel, second conference has been held in Europe with the same goal of expanding the flow of ideas between thinkers, practitioners, and policymakers in the field of international development...read more
By Francois Bourguignon (editor), Boris Pleskovic (editor) and Andre Sapir (editor)

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9780821360194 | World Bank, March 25, 2005, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: The Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE) brings together the world's finest development thinkers to present their perspectives and ideas.

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Product Description: How has globalization impacted on development? For Harrison, the answer lies in the international political economy, and the ways in which states have managed economic globalization - from positions of strength or weakness. Key themes emerge, such as new geographies of development and the constant need for state economic action...read more
By Graham Harrison (editor)

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9781403920799 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 2, 2005, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: How has globalization impacted on development?

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Product Description: It is widely believed that economic development in much of the world is not happening quickly enough. Indeed, the standard of living in some parts of the world has actually been declining. Many experts now doubt that the solution can be purely technical and economic; it must also be political and moral...read more
By Melvin D. Ayogu (editor) and Don Ross (editor)

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9780415331050 | Routledge, January 1, 2005, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: It is widely believed that economic development in much of the world is not happening quickly enough.

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Product Description: The most successful economies have the best working financial markets. While causation obviously runs in both directions, current research has increasingly emphasized the role of finance in promoting growth. Here seven leading financial economists explore the links between financial development and growth...read more
By C. A. E. Goodhart (editor)

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9781403920669 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 15, 2005, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: The most successful economies have the best working financial markets.

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