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Crossing the DivideRural to Urban Migration in Developing Countries

Crossing the Divide: Rural to Urban Migration in Developing Countries

Robert E.B. Lucas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197602157
eISBN:
9780197602188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197602157.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The magnitude, nature, causes, and consequences of population movements between rural and urban sectors of developing countries are examined. The prior literature is reviewed and is found to be ... More

Food for AllInternational Organizations and the Transformation of Agriculture

Food for All: International Organizations and the Transformation of Agriculture

Uma Lele, Manmohan Agarwal, Brian C. Baldwin, and Sambuddha Goswami

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198755173
eISBN:
9780191816536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755173.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is a historical review of international food and agriculture since the founding of the international organizations following the Second World War, including the World Bank and the Food and ... More

Philanthropy and the Development of Modern IndiaIn the Name of Nation

Philanthropy and the Development of Modern India: In the Name of Nation

Arun Kumar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198868637
eISBN:
9780191905117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868637.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

Through their philanthropy, Indian elites have played an influential role in the country’s development in the twentieth century. Presenting an innovative history of postcolonial development, the book ... More

Information Resolution and Subnational Capital Markets

Information Resolution and Subnational Capital Markets

Christine R. Martell, Tima T. Moldogaziev, and Salvador Espinosa

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780190089337
eISBN:
9780190089368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089337.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Financial Economics

This book theorizes that information is a critical factor for subnational government (SNG) capital market formation and development. It empirically tests the stated relationship between information ... More

Deindustrialization, Distribution, and DevelopmentStructural Change in the Global South

Deindustrialization, Distribution, and Development: Structural Change in the Global South

Andy Sumner

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198853008
eISBN:
9780191887406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853008.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book builds upon previous work by the author on economic development, structural change, and income inequality. The core focus of the book is the emergent processes of stalled industrialization ... More

Prosperity in Rural Africa?Insights into Wealth, Assets, and Poverty from Longitudinal Studies in Tanzania

Prosperity in Rural Africa?: Insights into Wealth, Assets, and Poverty from Longitudinal Studies in Tanzania

Dan Brockington and Christine Noe (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198865872
eISBN:
9780191898174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865872.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

What does it mean to say that rural areas of Africa are poor? Many people insist that in rural African populations poverty is prevalent. This is either because the smallholder agricultural practices ... More

Structural Transformation in South AfricaThe Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Structural Transformation in South Africa: The Challenges of Inclusive Industrial Development in a Middle-Income Country

Antonio Andreoni, Pamela Mondliwa, Simon Roberts, and Fiona Tregenna (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192894311
eISBN:
9780191915352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894311.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Taking South Africa as an important case study of the challenges of structural transformation, the book offers a new micro-meso level framework and evidence linking country-specific and global ... More

Monetary Policy in Low Financial Development Countries

Monetary Policy in Low Financial Development Countries

Juan Antonio Morales and Paul Reding

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198854715
eISBN:
9780191888915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854715.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book gives broad coverage of monetary policy issues in Low Financial Development Countries (LFDCs). These low- and lower-middle-income countries are characterized by a predominance of bank ... More

Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Regional Development Banks in the World Economy

Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz Fuentes, and David Howarth (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198861089
eISBN:
9780191893056
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861089.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Regional development banks (RDB) have become increasingly important in the world economy, but have also been relatively under-researched to date. This timely volume addresses this lack of attention ... More

New Perspectives on Structural ChangeCauses and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy

New Perspectives on Structural Change: Causes and Consequences of Structural Change in the Global Economy

Ludovico Alcorta, Neil Foster-McGregor, Bart Verspagen, and Adam Szirmai (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198850113
eISBN:
9780191884566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850113.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This edited volume provides a comprehensive overview of the major debates on the role of structural change in economic development. The book begins by recounting the intellectual history of the ... More

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