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Handbook of development economics

Author: Hollis Burnley CheneryT N SrinivasanJere Richard BehrmanDani RodrikMark R RosenzweigAll authors
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1988-©2010.
Series: Handbooks in economics, bk. 9.
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Handbook of development economics.
Amsterdam ; New York : North-Holland ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co., 1988-1995
(OCoLC)551342085
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hollis Burnley Chenery; T N Srinivasan; Jere Richard Behrman; Dani Rodrik; Mark R Rosenzweig; T Paul Schultz; John Strauss
ISBN: 0444531009 9780444531001 044470339X 9780444703392 0444703373 9780444703378 0444703381 9780444703385 9780444529442 0444529446 9780444884817 0444884815 9780444823014 0444823018 9780444823021 0444823026 9780444531001
OCLC Number: 17327088
Notes: Vol. 3 edited by Jere Behrman and T.N. Srinivasan.
Vol. 5 edited by Dani Rodrik, Mark R. Rosenzweig.
Vol. 4 edited by T. Paul Schultz and John Strauss.
Description: 5 volumes in 6 : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The concept of development / Amartya Sen --
The roots of development theory / W. Arthur Lewis --
Alternative approaches to development economics / Pranab Bardhan --
Analytics of development : dualism / Gustav Ranis --
Economic organization, information, and development / Joseph E. Stiglitz --
Long-run income distribution and growth / Lance Taylor and Persio Arida --
Patterns of structural change / Moshe Syrquin --
The agricultural transformation / C. Peter Timmer --
Industrialization and trade / Howard Pack --
Saving and development / Mark Gersovitz --
Migration and urbanization / Jeffrey G. Williamson --
Economic approaches to population growth / Nancy Birdsall --
Education investments and returns / T. Paul Schultz --
Health and nutrition / Jere R. Behrman and Anil B. Deolalikar --
Labor markets in low-income countries / Mark R. Rosenzweig --
Credit markets and interlinked transactions / Clive Bell. v. 2. Short-run macroeconomics / Persio Arida and Lance Taylor --
Multisectoral models / Sherman Robinson --
Income distribution and development / Irma Adelman and Sherman Robinson --
Taxation for developing countries / Nicholas Stern and Ehtisham Ahmad --
Project evaluation in theory and practice / Lyn Squire--
International cooperation / Paul Streeten --
Trade and development / Christopher Bliss --
Alternative perspectives on trade and development / David Evans --
Foreign public capital flows / Jonathan Eaton --
Foreign private capital flows / Eliana A. Cardoso and Rudiger Dornbusch --
Transnational corporations and direct foreign investment / Gerald Helleiner --
Disequilibrium and structural adjustment / Sebastian Edwards and Sweder van Wijnbergen --
Primary exporting countries / Stephen R. Lewis, Jr. --
Import substitution as a development strategy / Henry Bruton --
Outward orientation / Bela Balassa --
Large countries : the influence of size / Dwight H. Perkins and Moshe Syrquin. v. 3A. Data and econometric tools for development analysis / Angus Deaton --
Human resources : empirical modeling of household and family decisions / John Strauss and Duncan Thomas --
Applied general equilibrium models for policy analysis / Jan Willem Gunning and Michiel Keyzer --
Savings, credit and insurance / Timothy Besley --
Technological change and technology strategy / Robert E. Evenson and Larry E. Westphal --
Institutions and economic development / Justin Yifu Lin and Jeffrey B. Nugent --
Poverty, institutions, and the environmental-resources base / Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Goran Mäler. v. 3B. Policy lessons from development experience since the second world war / Anne Krueger --
Poverty and policy / Michael Lipton and Martin Ravallion --
Power, distortions, revolt and reform in agricultural land relations / Hans P. Binswanger, Klaus Deininger and Gershon Feder --
Human and physical infrastructure : investment and pricing policies in developing countries / Emmanuel Jimenez --
Structural adjustment, stabilization and policy reform : domestic and international finance / Vittorio Corbo and Stanley Fischer --
Trade and industrial policy reform / Dani Rodrik --
The contributions of endogenous growth theory to the analysis of development problems : an assessment / Pranab Bardhan. v. 4. Economic development and the decline of agricultural employment / Andrew D. foster and Mark Rosenzweig --
Information networks in dynamic Agrarian economies / Kaivan Munshi --
Public action for public goods / Abhijit Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer and Rohini Somanathan --
Understanding political corruption in low income countries / Rohini Pande --
Household formation and marriage markets in rural areas / Marcel Fafchamps and Agnes R. Quisumbing --
Population policies, fertility, women's human capital, and child quality / T. Paul Schultz --
Health economics for low-income countries / Germano Mwabu --
Health over the life course / John Strauss and Duncan Thomas --
Schooling in developing countries : the roles of supply, demand and government policy / Peter F. Orazem and Elizabeth M. King --
The impact of child health and nutrition on education in less developed countries / Paul Glewwe and Edward A Miguel --
Child labor / Eric V. Edmonds --
Extended family and kinship networks : economic insights and evolutionary directions / Donald Cox and Marcel Fafchamps --
Evaluating anti-poverty programs / Martin Ravallion --
Evaluating social programs with endogenous program placement and selection of the treated / Petra E. Todd --
Using randomization in development economics research : a toolkit / Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer --
Evaluating conditional schooling and health programs / Susan W. Parker, Luis Rubalcava and Graciela Teruel.
Series Title: Handbooks in economics, bk. 9.
Responsibility: edited by Hollis Chenery and T.N. Srinivasan.
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