Researching Developing Countries

Why are some countries rich while others are poor? Why are some well governed while others experience frequent conflict? And how do you measure a country’s true success anyways? Social scientists have attempted to answer these types of questions for decades, and have increasingly turned to data for this task. Researching Developing Countries: A Data Resource Guide for Social Scientists serves as a reference guide for social scientists and students interested in answering these complex questions. The book will also be helpful to librarians serving the social science disciplines. Topics covered in the book include: human development, economics, governance, conflict, demographics, migration and refugees, environment, foreign aid, energy and infrastructure, innovation and entrepreneurship, geography and urban development, and public opinion. Covers over 30 countries with emerging markets Explores a wide array of topics for each country and their investment opportunities Includes a focus on international audiences as the book expands beyond the US market

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  • Author : Forrest Daniel Wright
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 164 pages
  • ISBN : 0081002173
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Researching Developing Countries

Researching Developing Countries
  • Author : Forrest Daniel Wright
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 19 November 2015
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Why are some countries rich while others are poor? Why are some well governed while others experience frequent conflict? And how do you measure a country’s true success anyways? Social scientists have attempted to answer these types of questions for decades, and have increasingly turned to data for this task. Researching Developing Countries: A Data Resource Guide for Social Scientists serves as a reference guide for social scientists and students interested in answering these complex questions. The book will

Researching Developing Countries Are Influenced Economic Development

Researching Developing Countries Are Influenced Economic Development
  • Author : Johnny Ch LOK
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 11 October 2018
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Human capital has ability and efficiency of labor to transform raw materials and capital into products and services to affect economic growth. The accumulation of human capital improves labor productivity and increases the returns to capital. However, a well educated background is essential to raise technology to develop economic growth in Asia developing countries especially.In macro and micro economic view, the well educated labor ( human capital) is often as one of the critical factors to influence rapid economic growth

Researching Developing Countries Are Influenced Economic Development: By Education

Researching Developing Countries Are Influenced Economic Development: By Education
  • Author : Johnny Ch Lok
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 09 October 2018
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A key feature of these models is a theory of technological progress, viewed as a process whereby purposeful research and application lead over time to new and better products and methods of production by developed economic globalization. The recent growth models are useful for understanding why advanced economies and the world is as whole, can continue to grow in the long run despite the workings of diminishing returns in the accumulation of physical and human capital. These countries include, e.

Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Wellbeing in Developing Countries
  • Author : Ian Gough,J. Allister McGregor
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 31 May 2007
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In a world where many experience unprecedented levels of wellbeing, chronic poverty remains a major concern for many developing countries and the international community. Conventional frameworks for understanding development and poverty have focused on money, commodities and economic growth. This 2007 book challenges these conventional approaches and contributes to a new paradigm for development centred on human wellbeing. Poor people are not defined solely by their poverty and a wellbeing approach provides a better means of understanding how people become and

Researching Developing Countries Are Influenced Development by Education

Researching Developing Countries Are Influenced Development by Education
  • Author : Johnny Ch LOK
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 02 October 2018
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PrefaceThis book aims to explain to let economic students to judge whether education can influence developing Asia countries' economic growth nowadays? Firstly, I shall attempt to apply growth theory to support my view point to expain why education can influence development countries' economic growth. Secondly, I shall indicate how human capital can be affected long run economic growth by education provision to developing Asia countries. Thirdly, I shall explain how education productivity growth can be quantified by measurement clearing to

Human Population Genetic Research in Developing Countries

Human Population Genetic Research in Developing Countries
  • Author : Yue Wang
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 November 2013
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Human population genetic research (HPGR) seeks to identify the diversity and variation of the human genome and how human group and individual genetic diversity has developed. This book asks whether developing countries are well prepared for the ethical and legal conduct of human population genetic research, with specific regard to vulnerable target group protection. The book highlights particular issues raised by genetic research on populations as a whole, such as the potential harm specific groups may suffer in genetic research,

Discourses of the Developing World

Discourses of the Developing World
  • Author : Shi-xu,Kwesi Kwaa Prah,María Laura Pardo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 April 2016
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Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers based in Asia, Africa and Latin America, respectively, this book reconstructs Eastern paradigms of communication studies on the one hand and explores the discursive problems, complexities, aspirations, and dynamics of the non-Western, subaltern, and developing societies on the other. As methodological principles,

Culture Matters

Culture Matters
  • Author : Susan Sauer Sloan,Joe Alper,Planning Committee for the Workshop on Culture Matters: An Approach to International Research Agreements,Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable
  • Publisher : National Academy Press
  • Release : 12 September 2014
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In an increasingly interconnected world, science and technology research often transects international boundaries and involves researchers from multiple nations. This paradigm provides both new opportunities and new challenges. As science and technology capabilities grow around the world, United States-based organizations are finding that international collaborations and partnerships provide unique opportunities to enhance research and training. At the same time, enhancing international collaboration requires recognition of differences in culture, legitimate national security needs, and critical needs in education and training. "Culture

Rethinking Research on Land Degradation in Developing Countries

Rethinking Research on Land Degradation in Developing Countries
  • Author : Yvan Biot
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 01 January 1995
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World Bank Technical Paper No. 280. Addresses the need to improve the administration of justice in Latin America and the Caribbean and provides effective strategies for reform. Judicial reform is a new area of interest for the World Bank. This book addresses the need to improve the administration of justice in Latin America and the Caribbean and provides effective strategies for reform. The report combines the experiences of more than 20 countries in their effort to enhance the quality and efficiency of

Mapping Out the Research-policy Matrix

Mapping Out the Research-policy Matrix
  • Author : Germán Solinís,Nicolas Baya-Laffite
  • Publisher : UNESCO
  • Release : 27 January 2021
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Social science research provides not only abstract, conceptual knowledge about society but also concrete, instrumental knowledge. It enables us to take action to recompose the world we live in. However, this book rejects narrow and simplistic conceptions of research use and its impact on policy-making, to embrace a more complex approach to seeing and dealing with social science. In the paradigm of "evidence-based policy", "evidence" is understood in its broad sense as information that helps form policies. Nonetheless, within current

Handbook of Research on Managing Information Systems in Developing Economies

Handbook of Research on Managing Information Systems in Developing Economies
  • Author : Boateng, Richard
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 17 April 2020
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Technology provides accessibility otherwise unavailable to the people who can benefit from it the most. As new digital tools become less expensive and more widely available, research and real-world cases that examine the union between emergent countries and information systems are essential in determining the next steps for these nations. The Handbook of Research on Managing Information Systems in Developing Economies is a pivotal reference source that explores the effects of technological data handling within developing economies. Covering a broad

Doing Development Research

Doing Development Research
  • Author : Vandana Desai,Robert B. Potter
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 06 April 2006
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Doing Development Research is a comprehensive introduction to research in development studies that provides thorough training for anyone carrying out research in developing countries. It brings together experts with extensive experience of overseas research, presenting an interdisciplinary guide to the core methodologies. Informed by years of research experience, this book draws together many strands of action research and participatory methods, demonstrating their diverse applications and showing how they interrelate. Doing Development Research is the essential A-Z of development research.

Health and Development

Health and Development
  • Author : A. Gatti,A. Boggio
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 December 2008
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There is growing awareness of the relationship between health and development. Is good health a consequence or a pre-requisite of country development? How does the long term impact of different diseases affect economic development? This book provides readers with a closer understanding of the role of international organizations in the health arena.

Pediatric Epidemiology

Pediatric Epidemiology
  • Author : W. Kiess,C.-G. Bornehag,C. Gennings
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 27 November 2017
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Pediatric epidemiology differs substantially from general epidemiology especially when it comes to ethical, developmental and societal aspects. This unique book addresses biological considerations and ethical and legal questions in dealing with pediatric and adolescent populations. Classic topics, such as how to recruit representative samples, how to deal with confounding variables, and how to work with genetic information are the core areas of the book are also in focus. Last but not the least, this volume adds to the current understanding