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Breakdown in PakistanHow Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Breakdown in Pakistan: How Aid Is Eroding Institutions for Collective Action

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781329
eISBN:
9780804781848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781329.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Thirty percent of foreign development aid is channeled through NGOs or community-based organizations to improve service delivery to the poor, build social capital, and establish democracy in ... More

Greening of CapitalismHow Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation

Greening of Capitalism: How Asia Is Driving the Next Great Transformation

John A. Mathews

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791502
eISBN:
9780804793162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791502.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book starts from the observation that the rise of China, India and other newly industrializing countries constitutes a triumph of industrialization in that it is lifting hundreds of millions of ... More

Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000sAn Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Hispanic Entrepreneurs in the 2000s: An Economic Profile and Policy Implications

Alberto Davila and Marie T. Mora

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804777933
eISBN:
9780804788014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777933.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides an in-depth economic and policy analysis of Hispanic entrepreneurs in the first decade of the 2000s. This book captures a flavor of issues related to the business cycle, economic ... More

Law and Long-Term Economic ChangeA Eurasian Perspective

Law and Long-Term Economic Change: A Eurasian Perspective

Debin Ma and Jan Luiten van Zanden (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772730
eISBN:
9780804777612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772730.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Recently, a growing body of work on “law and finance” and “legal origins” has highlighted the role of formal legal institutions in shaping financial institutions. However, these writings have focused ... More

Market MenagerieHealth and Development in Late Industrial States

Market Menagerie: Health and Development in Late Industrial States

Smita Srinivas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780544
eISBN:
9780804781916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780544.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines technological advance and market regulation in the health industries of nations such as India, Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, and China. Pharmaceutical and life science industries ... More

The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

The Political Economy of Environmental Justice

H. Spencer Banzhaf (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804780612
eISBN:
9780804782692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804780612.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The environmental justice literature convincingly shows that poor people and minorities live in more polluted neighborhoods than do other groups. These findings have sparked a broad activist ... More

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