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The economics of famine

Author: Jean Drèze
Publisher: Northampton, Ma. : Edward Elgar, ©1999.
Series: Elgar reference collection.; International library of critical writings in economics, 101.
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This collection of contributions to the economic analysis of famine consists of theoretical papers and empirical case studies of famine in specific countries or regions, including Ireland, Russia,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Economics of famine.
Northampton, Ma. : Edward Elgar, c1999
(OCoLC)654705261
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Drèze
ISBN: 1858986893 9781858986890
OCLC Number: 39756550
Description: xxvi, 544 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 'Famines and economics' / Martin Ravallion --
'Ingredients of famine analysis: availability and entitlements' / Amartya Sen --
'A re-assessment of entitlement theory in the light of the recent famines in Africa' / Alex de Waal --
'The entitlement approach to famine: an assessment' / Siddiq Osmani --
'Rice and fish: asymmetric preferences and entitlement failures in food growing economics with non-food producers' / Meghnad Desai --
'A model of crisis in a peasant economy' / Pat McGregor --
'Walrasian equilibrium without survival: existence, efficiency, and remedial policy' / Jeffrey L. Coles and Peter J. Hammond --
'The policy of laissez-faire during scarcities' / Salim Rashid --
'Cash versus direct food relief' / Stephen Coate --
'Famine and household coping strategies' / Jane Corbett. 'Second thoughts on the European escape from hunger: famines, chronic malnutrition, and mortality rate' / R.W. Fogel --
'Did the Great Irish Famine matter?' / Kevin O'Rourke --
'On the human costs of collectivization in the Soviet Union' / Massimo Livi-Bacci --
'Food supply and starvation: a study of famines with reference to the Indian sub-continent' / Ajit Kumar Ghose --
'The performance of rice markets in Bangladesh during the 1974 famine' / Martin Ravallion --
'Collectivization and China's agricultural crisis in 1959-1961' / Justin Yifu Lin --
'Ethiopian famines 1973-1985: a case-study' / B.G. Kumar --
'Famine prevention in Africa: some experiences and lessons' / Jean Drèze --
'Famine analysis and family relations: 1949 in Nyasaland' / Megan Vaughan.
Series Title: Elgar reference collection.; International library of critical writings in economics, 101.
Responsibility: edited by Jean Drèze.

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