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Development Strategies Fall 17

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Vivien Foster and Cecilia Briceño-Garmendia, editors. 2010 .

Africa's infrastructure : a time for transformation -- The Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic -- Meeting Africa's infrastructure needs -- Closing Africa's funding gap -- Dealing with poverty and inequality -- Building sound institutions -- Facilitating urbanization…
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Patrick Heller, and Marcelo K. Silva. 2011 .

Baiocchi, Gianpaolo, 1971-

1. Civil Society and the Local State: Toward a Relational Framework -- 2. Emergence of Local Democracy in Brazil -- 3. Assessing the Impact of Participatory Budgeting -- 4. Representation by Design -- 5. Making Space for Civil Society.
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Patrick Heller, and Marcelo K. Silva. 2011 .

Baiocchi, Gianpaolo, 1971-

Despite increasing interest in how involvement in local government can improve governance and lead to civic renewal, questions remain about participation's real impact. This book investigates participatory budgeting--a mainstay now of World Bank, UNDP, and USAID development…
5. Class, race, and inequality in South Africa Book , Print in English
Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass. 2005 .

Seekings, Jeremy.

"The distribution of incomes in South Africa in 2004, ten years after the transition to democracy, was probably more unequal than it had been under apartheid. In this book, Jeremy Seekings and Nicoli Nattrass explain why this is so, offering a detailed and comprehensive analysis…
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Merilee S. Grindle. 2004 .

Grindle, Merilee Serrill.

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Daron Acemoglu, James A. Robinson. 2005 .

Acemoglu, Daron.

Questions and answers -- Paths of political development -- Our argument -- What do we know about democracy? -- Modeling politics -- Democratic politics -- Nondemocratic politics -- The creation and consolidation of democracy -- Democratization -- Coups and consolidation…
Moisés Naím. 2013 .

Naím, Moisés.

Argues that the leaders of today actually have less power than ever before, discussing the changing nature of leadership and the modern dynamics of power.
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10. Government at a Glance Journal/Newspaper , Online in English
2009 .
Published every two years, Government at a Glance provides indicators that compare the political and institutional frameworks of government across OECD countries as well as government revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. It also includes…
Leroy P. Jones and Il SaKong. 1980 .

Jones, Leroy P.

edited by Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis, Steven B. Webb, Barry R. Weingast. 2013 .

"This book applies the conceptual framework of Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast's Violence and Social Orders (Cambridge University Press, 2009) to nine developing countries. The cases show how political control of economic privileges is used to limit…
edited by Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis, Steven B. Webb, and Barry R. Weingast. 2013 .

"This book applies the conceptual framework of Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis and Barry R. Weingast's Violence and Social Orders (Cambridge University Press, 2009) to nine developing countries. The cases show how political control of economic privileges is used to limit…
14. Inequality: what can be done? Book , Print in English
Anthony B. Atkinson. 2015 .

Atkinson, A. B. (Anthony Barnes), 1944-

Offers new policies in technology, employment, social security, capital sharing, and taxation that intend to narrow the income gap, defending them against the common arguments and excuses for inaction.
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15. The New authoritarianism in Latin America Book , Print in English
David Collier, editor ; contributors, Fernando Henrique Cardoso ... [et al.] ; sponsored… 1979 .

Dani Rodrik. 2007 .

Rodrik, Dani.

"In One Economics, Many Recipes, economist Dani Rodrik argues that neither globalizers nor antiglobalizers have got it right. Rodrik rejects the simplifications of both sides, showing that poor countries get rich not by copying what Washington technocrats preach or what others…
Lise Rakner. 2003 .

Rakner, Lise.

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Stephen Huber, Noel Maurer, Armando Razo. 2003 .

Haber, Stephen H., 1957-

Introduction -- Theory: instability, credible commitments, and growth -- VPI coalitions in historical perspective: Mexico's turbulent politics, 1876-1929 -- Finance -- Industry -- Petroleum -- Mining -- Agriculture -- Conclusion.
Verena Fritz, Brian Levy, and Rachel Ort, editors. 2014 .

Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- About the authors and editors -- Abbreviations -- Problem-driven political economy in action : overview and synthesis of the case studies / Verena Fritz and Brian Levy -- The political economy of resource allocation…
Lant Pritchett. 2013 .

Pritchett, Lant,

1. Schooling Goals versus Education Goals -- 2. More Schooling Alone Won't Necessarily Give an Education -- 3. More of the Same Is Just More of the Same -- 4. Camouflage of the Spider and Dangers of Centralized School Systems -- 5. Why Spiders Came to Dominate Schooling…
21. Rebirth of Education: Schooling Ain't Learning Book , Online in English
Despite great progress around the world in getting more kids into schools, too many leave without even the most basic skills. In India's rural Andhra Pradesh, for instance, only about one in twenty children in fifth grade can perform basic arithmetic.The problem is that schooling…
edited by Mushtaq H. Khan and Jomo Kwame Sundaram. 2000 .

Introduction / Mushtaq H. Khan and Jomo K.S. -- Rents, efficiency and growth / Mushtaq H. Khan -- Rent-seeking as process / Mushtaq H. Khan -- Rent-seeking and economic development in Thailand / Richard F. Doner and Ansil Ramsay…
Alan Hirsch. 2005 .

Hirsch, Alan.

"This book is an insider's account of the way in which the ANC government addressed the enormous economic task it faced upon taking office and spans the presidency of Nelson Mandela and the first term of President Thabo Mbeki. The book analyses the economic legacy of apartheid…
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Erik Brynjolfsson, Andrew McAfee. 2014 .

Brynjolfsson, Erik.

A revolution is under way. In recent years, Google's autonomous cars have logged thousands of miles on American highways and IBM's Watson trounced the best human Jeopardy! players. Digital technologies -- with hardware, software, and networks at their core -- will in the near…
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Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis, Barry R. Weingast. 2009 .

North, Douglass C. (Douglass Cecil)

The conceptual framework -- The natural state -- The natural state applied : English land law -- Open access orders -- The transition from limited to open access orders : the doorstep conditions -- The transition proper -- A new research agenda for the social sciences.
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Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson. 2012 .

Acemoglu, Daron.

Why are some nations rich and others poor? Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of the right policies? Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and…
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Why are some nations more prosperous than others? Why Nations Fail sets out to answer this question, with a compelling and elegantly argued new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions. Drawing on an extraordinary range of…
Brian Levy. 2014 .

Levy, Brian, 1954-

The search for a useful development paradigm -- Constructing a typology -- The edge of chaos -- The dominant trajectory in action -- Personalized competition in action -- Virtuous circles in action -- Patterns of governance and growth…
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Brian Levy. 2014 .

Levy, Brian, 1954-

This text directs attention away from unattainable 'good governance', and towards 'with-the-grain' institutional reforms that can initiate and sustain development momentum. It shows how to find a 'good fit' between country context and governance reform - with virtuous circles of…
31. World development report Journal/Newspaper , Print in English
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World Bank 1994 .
World Development Report 1994, the seventeenth in this annual series, examines the link between infrastructure and development and explores ways in which developing countries can improve both the provision and the quality of infrastructure services. In recent decades, developing…
World Bank 2003 .
Too often, services fail poor people-in access, in quality, and in affordability. But the fact that there are striking examples where basic services such as water, sanitation, health, education, and electricity do work for poor people means that governments and citizens can do a…
2017 .
Why are carefully designed, sensible policies too often not adopted or implemented? When they are, why do they often fail to generate development outcomes such as security, growth, and equity? And why do some bad policies endure? World Development Report 2017: Governance and the…
Richard Calland. 2013 .

Calland, Richard.

note: 1. From Mbeki to Zuma -- 2. Presidency -- 3. cabinet -- 4. Foreign policy -- 5. foreign policy makers -- 6. Parliament -- 7. ANC -- 8. unions -- 9. opposition -- 10. traditional leaders -- 11. judges -- 12. Money and politics -- 13. corporate boardrooms -- 14. professions…
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