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These select publications focus on the economic histories of individual MINT countries with consideration to current, known economic drivers of each country. For records where call numbers are not available in Library of Congress’ online catalog, ISBNs are provided.

MINT: Sources of Information

August 2017

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General | Mexico | Indonesia | Nigeria | Turkey


This section lists selected titles which provide general information on emerging markets and also include sections on one or more MINT countries. We have also listed titles that examine various aspects of doing business in MINT countries, and or are applicable to learning more about economic drivers of emerging markets. We have also included publishers' websites in the entries when they provide additional information about the title such as descriptions of the work or the table of contents.

Hansen, Arve and Ulrikke Wethal. eds. Emerging economies and challenges to sustainability: theories, strategies, local realities. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, 2015.
LC Call Number: HC59.72.E5 H36 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2014018220
Publisher's website External Link

Hartley, John, Wen Wen, Henry Siling Li. Creative economy and culture: challenges, changes and futures for the creative industries. Los Angeles: London Sage, [2015].
LC Call Number: HD9999.C9472 H37 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2015937418
Publisher's website External Link

Lewis, Peter M. Growing apart: oil, politics, and economic change in Indonesia and Nigeria. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, c2007.
LC Call Number: HC447 .L47 2007
LC Catalog Record: 2006025449
Online Version External Link
Publisher's website External Link

Manners-Bell, John, Thomas Cullen and Cathy Roberson. Logistics and supply chains in emerging markets. London: Kogan Page, 2014.
LC Call Number: HD38.5 .M3639 2014
LC Catalog Record: 2014025417
Publisher's website External Link

Özel, Isik. State-business alliances and economic development: Turkey, Mexico and North Africa. New York, NY: Routledge, 2015.
LC Call Number: HD3616.M43 O94 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2013050695
Publisher's website External Link

Serkin, Gavin. Frontier: exploring the top ten emerging markets of tomorrow.Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
LC Call Number: HG5993 .S467 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2014041647
Publisher's website External Link

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Mexico is the 15th largest economy in the world according to the latest GDP ranking External Link by World Bank. Mexico is a member of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as well as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). As of 2016, Mexico is the 12th most populous country in the world. In the last decade, Mexico has seen an increase in job creation, local wealth, and an improving domestic consumer market. Currently, major economic drivers of Mexico's economy include trade and petroleum.

Economic history, overview, and analysis

Edwards, Sebastian and Moisés Naím, eds. Mexico 1994: anatomy of an emerging-market crash Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1997.
LC Call Number: HC135 .M52787 1997
LC Catalog Record: 97051274
Publisher's website External Link

"The book offers in-depth analysis of long-term political and economic processes that set the stage for the crisis, and of specific actions in Mexico and abroad that prompted the crash and shaped its outcome. It also casts much-needed light on important new interrelationships between domestic and global phenomena." – Publisher's description.

García, Agustín Ramírez Nueve décadas del comercio exterior de México : hacia el Tratado de Libre Comercio / 1st ed. México : Cárdenas Editor y Distribuidor, 1993.
LC Call Number: HF3236 .R35 1993
LC Catalog Record: 93186786

This work explores the history of Mexican foreign trade and commerce in the 20th century. Includes bibliographical references.

Latin American and Iberian pamphlets. II, 1802-1992. Mexico. Mexican economic conditions pamphlets. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress
LC Call Number: Microfilm 93/4636 reel 228
LC Catalog Record: 93627363

These 17 pamphlets are part of a collection of 6,908 pamphlets collected and assembled by the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress. This resource focuses on economic conditions in Mexico in the 20th century.

Leal, Juan Felipe and Mario Huacuja R. Fuentes para el estudio de la hacienda en México, 1856-1940. 1st ed. México : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, 1976.
LC Call Number: Z7165.M45 L4 HD1471.M6
LC Catalog Record: 77553842

This work is a bibliography of sources for studying economic conditions, including rural conditions in Mexico. This publication is part of the series, Serie Bibliografías—Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos series.

Lustig, Nora. Mexico : the remaking of an economy. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press, c1998.
LC Call Number: HC135 .L87 1998
LC Catalog Record: 98026072
Publisher's website External Link

"In this book, Nora Lustig analyzes Mexico's economic evolution from the outset of the debt crisis in 1982 until the sweeping reforms began to bear fruit in the early 1990s. She explains the causes of the 1982 economic crisis and why it took Mexico "so long" to restore stability and growth. She also explores the question of the social costs of economic crisis and adjustment, and why the process may have been easier for Mexico than other debt-ridden countries. A discussion of the emerging role of the state in Mexico and the country's new outward-oriented development strategy is followed by an analysis of its search for greater economic integration with the United States and Canada." – Publisher's description.

Roldán, Eduardo. La economía mexicana : auge, crisis y perspectivas : hemerografía internacional. 1st ed. México : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Dirección General de Publicaciones, 1980, c1979.
LC Call Number: Z7165.M45 R64 1980 HC135
LC Catalog Record: 80135093

This bibliographic work explores economic history and conditions in Mexico. This publication is part of the series, Cuaderno—Centro de Relaciones Internacionales ; nueva época.

Petroleum Industry

Brown, Jonathan C. and Alan Knight. The Mexican petroleum industry in the twentieth century. Austin: University of Texas Press, c1992.
LC Call Number: HD9574.M6 M615 1992
LC Catalog Record: 92030049

"This book seeks to explain the impact of the oil sector on Mexico's economic, political, and social development." – Publisher's description

Carrada-Bravo, Francisco. Oil, money, and the Mexican economy: a macroeconometric analysis. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1982.
LC Call Number: HC135 .C3158 1982
LC Catalog Record: 82050687

This publication provides a macroeconomic analysis of Mexico, and uses an econometric simulation model based on carefully planned petroleum product pricing policies to identify growth strategies. The work also highlights weaknesses in the national economy, particularly concerns about inflation. Publication includes detailed economics and international trade data (1960-1980).

Menchaca, Martha. The politics of dependency: US reliance on Mexican oil and farm labor. First edition. Austin: University of Texas Press, [2016]
LC Call Number: HF1456.5.M6 M46 2016
LC Catalog Record: 2015037902
Publisher's website External Link

"Through an unprecedented analysis of two crucial energy sectors, this book illuminates the economic and political factors that caused the United States and Mexico to develop an asymmetrical codependency that disproportionally benefits the United States." – Publisher's description.

Randall, Laura.The political economy of Mexican oil. New York: Praeger, 1989.
LC Call Number: HD9574.M62 P4134 1989
LC Catalog Record: 89016099

"This work follows upon the author's previous volume, The Political Economy of Venezuelan Oil, and investigates the general workings of the Mexican oil industry in relationship to the economics and politics of Mexico. Specifically the author examines Mexico's state-run oil concern, PEMEX, and the costs and benefits of Mexican oil policy--for the nation as a whole and for special groups." – Excerpt from ABC-CLIO/Greenwood External Link


Ianchovichina, Elena, Alessandro Nicita and Isidro Soloaga.Trade reform and household welfare: the case of Mexico. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, Development Research Group, Trade, 2001.
LC Call Number: HG3881.5.W57
LC Catalog Record: 2002615953
Publisher's website External Link

"The authors use a two-step, computationally simple procedure to analyze the effects of Mexico's potentially unilateral tariff liberalization. First, they use a computable general equilibrium model provided by the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP) as the new price generator. Second, they apply the price changes to Mexican household data to assess the effects of the simulated policy on poverty and income distribution. By choosing GTAP as the price generator, the authors are able to model Mexico's differential tariff structure appropriately: almost zero for North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) members and higher tariffs for nonmembers. Even starting with low tariff protection, simulation results show that tariff reform will have a positive effect on welfare for all expenditure deciles. Under an assumption of nonhomothetic individual preferences, trade liberalization benefits people in the poorer deciles more than those in the richer ones."– Publisher's description.

Krooth, Richard. Mexico, NAFTA, and the hardships of progress: historical patterns and shifting: methods of oppression. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c1995.
LC Call Number: HC133 .K76 1995
LC Catalog Record: 95018733
Publisher's website External Link

"Since the 16th century, Mexico has in many ways been held captive by outsiders. In the modern era, outsiders have most often made their impact through control of the Mexican economy and helping to establish a ruling elite while millions of ordinary citizens face abject poverty. With the advent of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Mexico's leadership predicted a new wave of economic progress in the country. However, a devaluation of the peso showed that the Mexican economy was as problematical as before. This work first examines the sociopolitical history of the country, and how the events of the past continue to influence the government's policies. Mexico's post–NAFTA future is then explored, with particular emphasis placed on how economic policy could evolve in a period of free trade." – Publisher's description.

NAFTA Works. Washington, D.C.: Secretaría de Economía, Mexican Embassy, NAFTA Office,
LC Catalog Record: 2003616365 External Link

"The NAFTA office is the representative branch of the Mexican Ministry of Economy at the Embassy of Mexico in Washington, D.C. It promotes exports and foreign investment in Mexico, assists companies with doing business with Mexico, and follows up on Mexico-US trade relations on a daily basis. This web site includes information on the following topics: The Mexican Ministry of Economy, Mexico-U.S. Trade, Mexico Global Trade Hub, Investment, NAFTA, Publications, and links to other resources."–Summary from Library of Congress catalog.

Serra Puche, Jaime. El TLC y la formación de una región: un ensayo desde la perspectiva mexicana = NAFTA and the building of a region: an essay from the Mexican perspective. Primera edición. México, D.F. : Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2015.
LC Call Number: HF1746 .S4713 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2015449718
Publisher's website External Link

This work (presented in bilingual format) provides an econometric study of variables introduced by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) into the region, focusing particularly on its impact on the Mexican economy. This study includes an analysis of increasing foreign investments and non-oil exports and demonstrates subsequent structural changes after 20 years.– Adapted from publisher's description.

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Indonesia was the 16th largest economy in the world in 2015 according to the World Bank GDP ranking. External Link Indonesia has greatly benefitted from the manufacturing industry's shift to increasing production in LEDCs (Less Economically Developed Countries). It is a member of the G-20 economies, and is the largest economy in Southeast Asia. As of 2016, Indonesia is the 6th most populous country in the world. Current major economic drivers of Indonesia's economy include: commodities, trade, and policy.

Economic history, overview, and analysis

The archipelago economy Indonesia: enormous potential investment towards the next new giant economy. Kadin Indonesia. Cetakan pertama. Jakarta, Indonesia: Publisher & distributor, PT. Menara Prada, 2013.
LC Call Number: HC447 .A8658 2013
LC Catalog Record: 2016351184

This book explores the economy, policies, and investments in Indonesia.

Business investment guide: Indonesia. [contributed by] Roosdiono & Partners, a member of ZICOlaw. Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia: Sweet & Maxwell: Thomson Reuters, 2014.
LC Call Number: KNW 78.B87 B87 2014
LC Catalog Record: 2015319549

"This book is designed to be an indispensable guide for those considering to invest or do business in Indonesia. It provides a thorough framework of the economic and legal structures of the country, covering topics such as law, government, taxation, business regulation, import and export controls, labour, intellectual property, dispute resolution, insurance and data privacy." – Publisher's description.

Davidson, Jamie S. Indonesia's changing political economy: governing the roads. National University of Singapore. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
LC Call Number: HC447 .D383 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2014025721
Publisher's website External Link

"Indonesia is Southeast Asia's largest economy and freest democracy yet vested interests and local politics serve as formidable obstacles to infrastructure reform. In this critical analysis of the politics inhibiting infrastructure investment, Jamie S. Davidson utilizes evidence from his research, press reports and rarely used consultancy studies to challenge mainstream explanations for low investment rates and the sluggish adoption of liberalizing reforms. He argues that obstacles have less to do with weak formal institutions and low fiscal capacities of the state than with entrenched, rent-seeking interests, misaligned central-local government relations, and state-society struggles over land. Using a political-sociological approach, Davidson demonstrates that 'getting the politics right' matters as much as getting the prices right or putting the proper institutional safeguards in place for infrastructure development. This innovative account and its conclusions will be of interest to students and scholars of Southeast Asia and policymakers of infrastructure investment and economic growth. – Publisher's description.

Lindblad, J. Th., ed. Historical foundations of a national economy in Indonesia, 1890s-1990s. Amsterdam; New York: North-Holland, 1996.
LC Call Number: HC447 .H57 1996
LC Catalog Record: 97103309

"This work traces the foundations of a national economy in Indonesia back to the establishment and elaboration of the colonial state. Topics include economic policy before and after independence, and types of export production and factors of production during the late-colonial expansion." –Publisher's description.

Nasution, Anwar. Macroeconomic policies in Indonesia: Indonesia economy since the Asian financial crisis of 1997. London; New York: Routledge, 2015.
LC Call Number: HG187.I7 M33 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2014022471

"This book gives insight on the dynamics and route of economic policies that have been taken and implemented since the point of institutional reforms in 1998 that is triggered from the context of financial crisis in 1997/1998. The condition that brought different paradigm on the landscape of economic and development policies, especially on the case of monetary and financial structure, international trade sector, manufacturing sector, taxes administration policy, and the evolved context of decentralization and development of public sector policies in general. Given state of current economic development, this book offers suggestions to address economic issues that require improvements. This book is unique as: 1) it is about Indonesia, a country that mostly affected by 1997/1998 financial crisis, which also lead to a change in regime, 2) It cover a broad range of thematic topics on sectors development and institutional changes from major policies that have been taken, 3) It posted both existing and future challenges on monetary and financial sectors, trade, manufacturing and competitiveness, as well as on development of decentralization policies."– Publisher's description.

Thee, Kian Wie. Indonesia's economy since independence. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012.
LC Call Number: HC447 .T465 2012
LC Catalog Record: 2012330183

"This book contains a collection of papers on various aspects of Indonesia's economic and its industrial development. It discusses the early independence period in the 1950s; the Soeharto era (1966-1998); and the ensuing two economic crises, namely the Asian Financial Crisis of 1997/98 and the Global Financial Crisis of 2008." – Description from Project Muse.External Link


Indonesia: strategic vision for agriculture and rural development. Philippines: Asian Development Bank, 2006.
Available online External Link

"A joint publication of ADB and the Ministry of Agriculture reviews the achievements that the country has made in agriculture and rural development over the last three decades, and presents a strategy to achieve a vision of a more prosperous and diversified rural economy by 2020. It is based on the findings of an ADB technical assistance which also supported the formulation of a medium term strategy for the sector, which in turn was used as a vital input in the preparations of Indonesia's Five-Year Socioeconomic Development Plan." – Publisher's description.

Kano, Hiroyoshi. Indonesian exports, peasant agriculture and the world economy, 1850-2000: economic structures in a Southeast Asian state. Singapore: NUS Press; Athens: Ohio University Press, c2008
LC Call Number: HC447 .K265 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2009280292
Publisher's website External Link

"Hiroyoshi Kano uses international trade statistics to analyze three key elements of the Indonesian economy: the balance of international trade and payments, the transformation undergone by leading export industries, and the way in which the agricultural sector supplied land, labor, and food. Dividing the 150 years covered by the book into four periods, based on the prevailing major export industries, Kano identifies key actors and analyzes long-term changes in agricultural production and rural society, examining how they shaped the national Indonesian economy. Well-written and well-organized, this book is essential reading for students and scholars of Indonesian and international business and economic history." – Publisher's description.

Khong, Cho Oon. The politics of oil in Indonesia: foreign company-host government relations. Cambridge [Cambridgeshire]; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986.
LC Call Number: HD9576.I52 K48 1986 LC Catalog Record: 85022416
Publisher's website External Link

"This book examines the relationship between foreign companies and government within the Indonesian oil industry. It is concerned in particular to identify those factors which determine the balance between central regulation and untrammelled company activity, in order to evaluate the choices which the government has to make in the creation of its policies. Given the extent of foreign investment in the mineral extractive industries of many of the less-developed countries, such policies are of major importance. ..." – Publisher's description.

Ooi, Jin Bee. The petroleum resources of Indonesia. Kuala Lumpur; New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.
LC Call Number: TN876.I55 O56 1982
LC Catalog Record: 82941388

"In a world faced with the certainty of declining supplies of petroleum there is widespread interest and concern among all the oil producing countries to evaluate the extent of their petroleum resources and to examine more closely the problems of their development, rates of depletion and methods of conservation. The present work reviews some of the above issues and problems in relation to Indonesia, an OPEC member, and the major oil producing country in South-East Asia. More specifically, it seeks to provide the reader with an overview of the petroleum resources of the country–their nature, extent, distribution as well as the problems of their development." – Description from Springer.External Link

The Petroleum resources of Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and Thailand. Energy Information Administration, Office of Oil and Gas, U.S. Department of Energy. Washington, D.C.: The Administration: Supt. Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], 1984.
LC Call Number: TN876.T37 P47 1984
LC Catalog Record: 84602982

This publication includes information on petroleum resources of Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, and Thailand.

Resosudarmo, Budy P., ed. Indonesia Update Conference (2004: Australian National University). The politics and economics of Indonesia's natural resources. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2005.
LC Call Number: HC447.5 .I635 2004
LC Catalog Record: 2005347689

"The challenges in using and managing natural resources in Indonesia are immense. They include ensuring that resource utilisation benefits most Indonesians; optimising the rate of exploitation of mineral reserves, bearing in mind the interests of future generations; and achieving sustainable forest and maritime exploitation. Recent rapid political change under reformasi and decentralisation may seem to have provided opportunities for a long-term development path that embraces both resource sustainability and equity issues. However, they have also generated an environment of political uncertainty, weak law enforcement, increased insecurity of property rights and local conflicts. This situation, together with the post-crisis imperative of restoring socio-economic progress, has created a pressing need to address the challenges of proper utilisation and management of natural resources. This book examines these and related issues from a political, socio-economic, and environmental standpoint." – Description from Project Muse.External Link


Chandra, Alexander C. Indonesia and the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: nationalists and regional integration strategy. Lanham: Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield Pub., c2008.
LC Call Number: HF2343 .C53 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2007052932
Publisher's website External Link

"Indonesia and the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement analyzes the relationship between Indonesian nationalism and regional integration, with specific reference to the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA). Alexander C. Chandra challenges prevailing arguments that nationalism and regionalism cannot coexist, and argues that the two ideologies can stand in a symbiotic relationship to each other. Chandra provides an in-depth discussion of the 1992 AFTA trade agreement, including an analysis of the attitudes of Indonesians toward the trade agreement, a political history of the formation of the agreement, and a review of the effects of the wave of democratization in 1997. Indonesia and the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement will be of interest to upper-level students and researchers of Asian studies and economics." – Publisher's description.

Hufbauer, Gary Clyde and Sjamsu Rahardja. Toward a US-Indonesia free trade agreement. Washington, DC: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2007.
LC Call Number: HF1456.5.I5 .H84 2007
LC Catalog Record: 2007006167

"Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world. Would a free trade agreement (FTA) with the country be beneficial both economically and politically to the United States? What kind of benefit could Indonesia expect? This book presents a case for improved trade relations between Indonesia and the United States and recommends advancing exploratory talks toward a US-Indonesia FTA. The authors present a detailed study of the stakes involved in the various areas of the proposed negotiation and estimate the FTA's potential for trade creation, trade diversion, and welfare under different scenarios." – Description from Columbia University Press.External Link


Hossain, Akhand Akhtar. Macroeconomic and monetary policy issues in Indonesia. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, 2012.
LC Call Number: HC447 .H67 2012
LC Catalog Record: 2011047563

"Since gaining independence in 1949, Indonesia experienced serious economic and political problems during the 1950s and 1960s, before entering a three-decade-long period of rapid economic growth until the 1990s. In response to the financial crisis of the late 1990s, Indonesia undertook a wide range of economic and financial reforms. Drawing on empirical research, this book presents a comprehensive empirical study on the key macroeconomic relations and monetary policy issues in Indonesia. The book analyses monetary, fiscal and exchange rate policies, looking at their interactions and impacts on the economy, as well as discussing how macroeconomic management for monetary and financial stability is important for sustained economic growth. In addition to the use of the data from the 1970s, earlier data from the 1950s is used to analyse macroeconomic policies and issues in a historical context. Furthermore, statistical and econometric techniques are positioned alongside general empirical results to supplement descriptive discussion on macroeconomic and monetary developments." – Publisher's description.

Hull,Terence H., ed. People, population, and policy in Indonesia. Jakarta: Equinox Pub. ; Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2005.
LC Call Number: HB3647 .P467 2005
LC Catalog Record: 2004473595
Publisher's website External Link

"Since its inception in 1945, the Republic of Indonesia has experienced a series of profound social changes. The spread of schooling, the transformation of the economy, and the consolidation of a unified state have transformed the lives of Indonesian citizens. It is seldom recognized, however, that the most fundamental changes have occurred in the family sphere. Marriages that used to be arranged by parents are now more likely to be determined by couples. Unions occur when the couples are much older. The adoption of birth control practices has reduced fertility from large families to a two-child norm in just over thirty years. These changes have molded the lives of individual women, described here through a series of personal case studies, and shaped the size and structure of the national population, as seen in the statistics produced by the government on a regular basis. The story that emerges gives strong hints about where the Indonesian population will be heading in the next fifty years with a growing proportion of aged citizens. Most importantly People, Population, and Policy in Indonesia shows the importance of collaborations between Indonesian leaders and their foreign colleagues in the efforts to reshape the Indonesian population and improve its social and economic welfare."– Publisher's description.

Manning, Chris and Sudarno Sumarto, eds. Indonesia Update Conference (2010: Australian National University) Employment, living standards, and poverty in contemporary Indonesia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2011.
LC Call Number: HC450.P6 I93 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2011315328
Publisher's website External Link

"Understanding the nexus between employment, living standards and poverty is a major challenge in Indonesia. Trends in poverty are heavily dependent on labour market opportunities and social spending in education and health. The question is how to create opportunities and spend money wisely - a subject of intense debate in Indonesia. The government has brought a renewed focus to poverty reduction since the end of the Asian financial crisis, especially under the current president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. This book shows how Indonesia is travelling with regard to employment, social policy and poverty. It identifies promising new directions for strategies to alleviate poverty, some of which are already showing results." – Publisher's description.

Pearson, Scott, Carl Gotsch and Sjaiful Bahri. Applications of the policy analysis matrix in Indonesian agriculture. 1st ed. Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia, 2004.
LC Call Number: HD2083 .P43 2004
LC Catalog Record: 2004427099

"The Indonesian Government is constantly searching for ways to make Indonesia's agriculture more productive. If greater output could be produced with the country's land, labor, and other scarce resources, Indonesia could grow more food and raise rural incomes. How can analysts, at both central and local levels, best evaluate proposed agricultural projects and policies to see if they would increase productivity? This book is written for Indonesian policy analysts and policy makers, especially those who work outside of Jakarta, and for students and practitioners of agricultural policy in Indonesian universities. The purpose is to introduce a method of economic analysis to evaluate public investment projects and public policies in the agricultural sector. An approach called the Policy Analysis Matrix (PAM) is proposed to serve that purpose. The unique feature of the PAM method is its flexibility. It can be used for both project and policy analysis."– Excerpt from publication Introduction.External Link

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As of 2015, Nigeria is the 28th largest economy in the world according to the World Bank GDP ranking.External Link It is the largest economy in Africa. As of 2016, Nigeria is the 8th most populous country in the world. Current major economic drivers of Nigeria's economy include: petroleum, agriculture, and policy. Challenges to Nigeria's economic growth can include: underperformance in the manufacturing sector, internal ethnic, religious, and political issues.

Economic history, overview, and analysis

Hussainatu, Abdullahi. History and structure of the Nigerian economy: pre-colonial period to 2007 and beyond. Sokoto, Nigeria: Department of Economics, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, 2008.
LC Call Number: HC1055 .A5217 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2009404313

This work provides a history of the Nigerian economy and includes a look at sectors such as the industrial manufacturing sector.

Mailafiya, Obed, ed. Challenges and opportunities in the Nigerian economy. Kuru [Nigeria]: National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, c1989.
LC Call Number: HD2346.N5 C48 1989
LC Catalog Record: 92164498

This publication comprises the results of a workshop held in the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Nigeria, Dec. 1988.

The Nigerian economy: a political economy approach.Nigerian Economic Society. London; New York: Longman, 1986.
LC Call Number: HC1055 .N56 1986
LC Catalog Record: 88114374

This publication explores issues affecting the Nigerian economy including economic implications of the 1979 Constitution, internal colonialism and national development, petroleum and the political economy, and much more.

Obadan, Mike I. The Nigerian economy and the external sector. Ikeja: Malthouse Press Limited, 1996.
LC Call Number: HF3931.Z5 O23 1996
LC Catalog Record: 97160018

This work analyzes commerce, commercial policies, and economic conditions in Nigeria.

Shonekan, E. A. O. The Nigerian economy in the twenty-first century: problems and prospects. Jos, Nigeria: Aha Publishing House, c1997.
LC Call Number: HC1055 .S535 1997
LC Catalog Record: 99199011

This lecture delivered by Ernest Shonekan analyzes economic conditions and policies in Nigeria, and provides an economic outlook.

Yesufu, T.M. The Nigerian economy: growth without development. Benin City, Nigeria: University of Benin, 1996.
LC Call Number: HC1055 .Y47 1996
LC Catalog Record: 97102438

This work analyzes Nigerian economic conditions and policy.

Petroleum Industry

Adunbi, Omolade. Oil wealth and insurgency in Nigeria. Bloomington; Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, [2015]
LC Call Number: HD9577.N53 N5423 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2015006246
Publisher's website External Link

"Omolade Adunbi investigates the myths behind competing claims to oil wealth in Nigeria's Niger Delta. Looking at ownership of natural resources, oil extraction practices, government control over oil resources, and discourse about oil, Adunbi shows how symbolic claims have created an "oil citizenship." He explores the ways NGOs, militant groups, and community organizers invoke an ancestral promise to defend land disputes, justify disruptive actions, or organize against oil corporations. Policies to control the abundant resources have increased contestations over wealth, transformed the relationship of people to their environment, and produced unique forms of power, governance, and belonging." – Publisher's description.

Egbogah, Emmanuel. 50 years of oil production in Nigeria. Port Harcourt: Institute of Petroleum Studies, University of Port Harcourt, c2006.
LC Call Number: HD9577.N52 E43 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2008430491

This work publishes as part of a series by the Institute of Petroleum Studies explores the history of the petroleum industry and trade in Nigeria.

Oil & gas laws in Nigeria. 2011 ed. [Nigeria? : s.n., 2011?]
LC Call Number: KTA1010.5 .A28 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2012534458

This work includes: Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act, 2010; National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency Act, 2011, no. 25; Oil Spill and Oilly Waste Management Regulations, 2011; National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency Act, 2011, no. 26; Oil Spill Recovery, Clean-Up Remediation and Damage Assessment Regulations, 2011.

Other Industries

Eboh, Eric, Moses Oduh and Oliver Ujah. Drivers and sustainability of agricultural growth in Nigeria. Enugu, Nigeria: African Institute for Applied Economics, 2012.
LC Call Number: S473.N5 E35 2012
LC Catalog Record: 2012526148
Available online External Link

"This paper evaluates the factors that drive Nigeria's agricultural growth with an intent to inform and stimulate appropriate policy responses for growth sustainability. Using hypothesized traditional factor inputs, the study estimated a global agricultural production function for Nigeria based on Cobb-Douglas model, assuming Hicks-neutral technological progress. Also, the study estimated an econometric model of total factor productivity (TFP) based on 'Solow Residual'. The data covered a 40-year period from 1970 to 2009. The total factor productivity model distinctively incorporated market-related and policy-level factors that potentially affect agricultural productivity growth. The TFP analysis was extended to cover total social factor productivity (TSFP) in order to analyse growth sustainability." – Excerpt from Executive Summary.

Okunade, Sam. O. and J. O. Williams. Agriculture in Nigeria: problems, consequences and the way forward. Ilorin Kwara State; Adewumi Press, 2014
ISBN: 9789785250251
LC Catalog Record: 2015409763

This work provides an analysis of agriculture and the agricultural industry in Nigeria.

Production in the Nigerian economy: the performance of non-oil exports: proceedings of the 1989 one-day seminar.Organized by the Nigerian Economic Society; sponsored by Central Bank of Nigeria ... [et al.]. [Nigeria]: The Society, [1990?]
LC Call Number: HF3931.Z5 P76 1990
LC Catalog Record: 93216992

This publication examines non-oil exports, including promoting foreign trade, industry diversification, economic policies, commercial policies, and its impacts on the Nigerian economy.


Adejumobi, Said, ed. State, economy, and society in post-military Nigeria. 1st ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
LC Call Number: HC1055 .S7143 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2010048467

"The nature of the state and the ideological thrust of state policies continue to shape the character of the economy and social relations in Nigeria. This book analyzes how neo-liberal state economic policies and political reforms have impacted on state-society relations, economic and class configurations, social composition of power, social welfare and cohesion in post-military Nigeria. The Nigerian state more than ever remains a contested political project, with trepidation over its course and future. This collection points to key policy recommendations that may be crucial in redirecting the future of the country." – Publisher's description.

Collier, Paul, Chukwuma C. Soludo and Catherine Pattillo, eds. Economic policy options for a prosperous Nigeria. Basingstoke [England]; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
LC Call Number: HC1055 .E2814 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2008016310
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"This book demonstrates that there is sufficient evidence on the Nigerian economy and society to inform many policy issues, and reveals the current problems and policy options that a democratic Nigeria will need to debate and resolve. It presents an agenda of reform as unfinished business." – Publisher's description.

Gyimah-Brempong, Kwabena, Michael Johnson, and Hiroyuki Takeshima. The Nigerian rice economy: policy options for transforming production, marketing, and trade. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016] ©2016
LC Call Number: HD9066.N52 N54 2016
LC Catalog Record: 2016286137
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"In the Nigerian Rice Economy the authors assess three options for reducing this dependency–tariffs and other trade policies; increasing domestic rice production; and improving post-harvest rice processing and marketing—and identify improved production and post-harvest activities as the most promising. These options however, will require substantially increased public investments in a variety of areas, including research and development, basic infrastructure (for example, irrigation, feeder roads, and electricity), and rice milling technologies." – Publisher's description.

Idachaba, F.S. Good intentions are not enough: collected essays on government and Nigerian agriculture. Ibadan: University Press PLC, 2006.
LC Call Number: HD9017.N62 I34 2006
LC Catalog Record: 2009404902

This work compiles essays written in 1973-2000 on a wide range of topics pertaining to agriculture and policy, ranging from the agricultural policy process to commodity boards in Nigeria. Most essays were previously published in journals or as chapters in books published in Nigeria and elsewhere.

Nigeria policy options for growth and stability in a challenging environment. Nigeria: The World Bank, 2002.
LC Call Number: HC59.3 .N54 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2011478750

This work examines policies and opportunities for economic growth in Nigeria.

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As of 2015, Turkey is the 18th largest economy in the world World Bank GDP ranking.External Link Strategically, Turkey is often considered a "bridge" between the West and the Islamic World. Turkey's economy grew at an average of 5.1% in the past ten years according to Turkstat.External Link As of 2016, Turkey is the 20th most populous country in the world. Current major economic drivers of Turkey's economy include: domestic consumption and investments. Challenges to Turkey's economic growth can include: inflation, monetary policy, slow EU growth, and potentially, the middle income trap (IMF working paper.External Link)

Economic history, overview, and analysis

Conway, Patrick J. Economic shocks and structural adjustments: Turkey after 1973. Amsterdam; New York: North-Holland; New York: Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1987.
LC Call Number: HC492 .C65 1987
LC Catalog Record: 87015667
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"This volume is an integrated theoretical and econometric study of the impact of global economic changes on the developing Turkish economy during the period 1970-1983. Structural adjustment is defined and presented in the context of a small open economy reacting to external shocks. The interaction of government and private sector is incorporated explicitly in an intertemporal model through examination of dynamic game equilibria, and the implications of this interaction for the effectiveness of stabilization and liberalization policies are explored. This theoretical structure provides the structure for macroeconomic estimation. The estimated model then is employed for an econometric decomposition of Turkish historical economic experience into portions due to various external shocks and government policy changes …" – Publisher's description.

Guerin, Selen Sarisoy and Yannis A. Stivachtis, eds. On the road to EU membership: the economic transformation of Turkey. Brussels: VUB Press, c2011.
LC Call Number: HC240.25.T8 O53 2011
LC Catalog Record: 2012401239
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"This book focuses on the experience of Turkey to date in fulfilling its EU membership requirements and its impact on Turkish economy. It begins by evaluating the economic dimension of the EU-Turkey enlargement negotiations process; it follows by assessing the current strengths and weaknesses of the Turkish candidature by outlining how well Turkey has fared so far and finally, it details the implications of the accession negotiations for various sectors of the Turkish economy." – Publisher's description.

KaymakçI, Özgün Burak. Osmanlı'dan Cumhuriyet'e tarihi - düşünsel bir ‘deneme’: Türkiye ekonomisi. Beyoğlu, İstanbul: Ötüken Neşriyat, 2015.
LC Call Number: not available
LC Catalog Record: 2016357308

This work explores Turkish economic conditions, policy, and history from the Ottoman Empire to the Republic.

Öniş Ziya and Fikret Şenses, eds. Turkey and the global economy: neo-liberal restructuring and integration in the post-crisis era. London; New York: Routledge, 2009.
LC Call Number: HC492 .T85742 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2009018056
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"This book examines all major aspects of the post-crisis economic performance of the Turkish economy. Major sectors of the economy such as agriculture and manufacturing along with key issues such as privatization, export growth, developments in the labour market, poverty and social exclusion are analysed in detail. The authors consider Turkish performance from a comparative perspective, drawing attention to its similarities with the experience of other emerging markets." – Publisher's description.

Domestic Consumption & Investments

Copur, Zeynep. Handbook of research on behavioral finance and investment strategies: decision making in the financial industry. Hacettepe University, Turkey. Hershey: Business Science Reference, [2015]
LC Call Number: HG4515.15 .H36 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2014045040

"This book presents an interdisciplinary, comparative, and competitive analysis of the thought processes and planning necessary for individual and corporate economic management." – Publisher's description.

Kongar, Emre and Taner Berksoy. İstanbul halkının günlük yaşam biçimi ve tüketim davranışları araştırması. [Istanbul]: İstanbul Ticaret Odası, [1990?]
LC Call Number: HD7048.25.Z8 I885 1990
LC Catalog Record: 91969081

This work analyzes daily lifestyles and consumption behaviors of the people of Istanbul through surveys and statistics.


Cevik, B. Senem and Philip Seib, eds. Turkey's public diplomacy. New York City: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
LC Call Number: JZ1639 .T87 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2015006101

Counter with its complex political history, its strategic location, and its determination to play a larger role in world affairs, Turkey is a rising power in the international arena. Turkey's Public Diplomacy is the first detailed English-language study of Turkey's public diplomacy. A theme running throughout the chapters is Turkey's quest for influence and how it tailors its public diplomacy to meet diverse needs - working warily with Iran, reemerging in former Ottoman territory in the Balkans, reaching out to the 'virtual state' of Kurdistan, providing humanitarian aid to build a reputation as a valuable ally, among other examples. Emerging from this book is a picture of Turkey as a nation expanding its influence and possessing an increasingly sophisticated approach to international relations. Like some other nations, notably China, Turkey is relying not on military muscle but on softer forms of power as the key element of its strategy. Public diplomacy is an essential part of the foundation on which this strategy is built." – Publisher's description.

Hossain, Akhand Akhtar. Central banking and monetary policy in Muslim-majority countries. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
LC Call Number: HG1318 .H67 2015
LC Catalog Record: 2015935881
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"This book reviews key aspects of central banking and monetary policy in selected Muslim-majority countries. While reviewing country-specific experiences and issues in inflation and monetary policy, and analysing them from an historical context, emphasis is given to the evolution of Islamic banking and finance and the consequent institutional developments for maintaining price stability. One recurring theme is that, although Islamic banking and finance may have created some complexities, it remains consistent with Classical monetary theory and has created opportunities for improving the infrastructure of central banks and monetary policy to maintain both price and economic stability. The introduction of Islamic banking and finance strengthens the argument for low and stable inflation and rule-based monetary policy. Monetary policy frameworks in these countries include exchange-rate pegging, monetary targeting and inflation targeting under varied restrictions on capital flows. Macroeconomic problems under these regimes are also highlighted and their policy implications drawn." – Publisher's description.

The Turkish banking sector in the light of E.C. integration. Contributors [sic], Adam Arda ... [et al.]. [Cyprus?] : Middle East Business and Banking Magazine Publications, [1988?]
LC Call Number: HG3256.5.A6 T87 1988
LC Catalog Record: 89968837

This work is a compilation of papers from the International Banking Conference, held on September 10-11, 1988, in Girne, Cyprus.

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