Books in category Business & Economics – Development

  • Moving Out of Poverty

    Moving Out of Poverty
    Deepa Narayan, Patti Petesch

    If you wish to preorder this title please complete our order form and fax it to +1-703-661-1501. This book brings together the latest thinking about poverty dynamics from diverse analytic traditions.

  • Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream

    Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream
    Melvin Delgado

    Reviewing the latest research on formal and informal economies within urban communities of color, Melvin Delgado lays out the demographic foundations for a richer collaboration between theory and practice.

  • Making Microfinance Work

    Making Microfinance Work
    Craig Churchill, Cheryl Frankiewicz

    This book provides a valuable overview of the key management principles necessary to optimize the servicesof MFIs.

  • The Wealth and Poverty of Regions

    The Wealth and Poverty of Regions
    Mario Polèse

    This provocative book surveys the globe, from London and Cape Town to New York and Beijing, contending that regions rise—or fall—due to their location, not only within nations but also on the world map.

  • Inside Facebook

    Inside Facebook
    Karel M. Baloun

    All about the creation of Facebook, from an insider who saw it all. Get driven to create your awe inspiring startup. See it all at

  • Development Finance

    Development Finance
    Stephen Spratt

    This book examines the subject of Development Finance, or more specifically how financial systems can help or hinder the process of human development.

  • Developmental Assignments

    Developmental Assignments
    Cynthia D. McCauley

    We believe it is time once again to consolidate our knowledge into one tool to help leaders add developmental assignments to their own jobs and help others do the same. The tables inside this book are full of assignments.

  • The UN and Transnational Corporations

    The UN and Transnational Corporations
    Tagi Sagafi-nejad, John H. Dunning

    This book examines the history of UN engagement with TNCs, including the creation of the UN Commission and Centre on Transnational Corporations in 1974, the failed efforts of these bodies to craft a code of conduct to temper the revealed …

  • Provincial Strategies of Economic Reform in Post Mao China

    Provincial Strategies of Economic Reform in Post-Mao China
    Peter T. Y. Cheung, Zhimin Lin

    This book studies economic decentralization in eight Chinese provinces — Shanghai, Zhejiang, Guangdong, Shaanxi, Shandong, Fujian, Hainan, and Sichuan — by focusing on the role of provincial leadership in the initiation and implementation …

  • Cost Benefit Analysis

    Cost-Benefit Analysis
    K. Puttaswamaiah

    This volume presents a comprehensive view of cost-benefit analysis in its theoretical and applied dimensions. Both theory and case studies are presented.

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