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Models, Planning and Basic Needs.

Author: Sam Cole; Henry Lucas
Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2013.
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Models, Planning, and Basic Needs focuses on the use of models in integrated planning, policy analysis, determination of basic needs, and economics. The selection first offers information on the Latin American world model as a tool of analysis and integrated planning at a national and regional level in developing countries, including planning and the tools of planning and the Latin American model and integrated  Read more...
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Cole, Sam.
Models, Planning and Basic Needs.
Burlington : Elsevier Science, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Cole; Henry Lucas
ISBN: 9781483155081 1483155080
OCLC Number: 897642338
Notes: Members of the Institute of Development Studies and the Science Policy Research Unit of the University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton (UK).
Description: 1 online resource (219 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Models, Planning and Basic Needs; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Foreword; UNESCO Secretariat; PART 1: Background Paper; Chapter 1. Background Paper: The Latin American World Model as a Tool of Analysis and Integrated Planning at a National and Regional Level in Developing Countries; Introduction; Planning and the tools of planning; The Latin American model and integrated planning; PART 2: Basic Needs:Indicators and Ideology; Chapter 2. Basic Human Needs, as a Strategic Focus; Introduction; Precursors; Refiners and outsiders (or co-opters?). Chapter 3. Social Indicators and the Basic-Needs Approach --
Who Benefits from which Numbers?History of social measurement*; The 'basic needs approach'; Setting targets for basic needs; Measurement by, and for use by people; Who then should determine 'basic needs'?; Chapter 4. Internal Regional and Distributional Aspects of Global Models; Introduction; Statistical frameworks for regional economic analysis; Chapter 5. Basic Needs and Planningin Kenya; Introduction; Nutrition; Health; Education; PART 3: Models:Experiment and Experience. Chapter 6. Adaptation of the Bariloche Model to a National ScenarioThe hypothesis used for the data corresponding to the Food sub-model; The economic sub-model; Demography; The calibration of the Bariloche model for Brazil; The reference run; Alternative runs; Chapter 7. The BACHUE-Philippines Model: Structure and Experiments; Policy analyses; An egalitarian strategy; Some conclusions; Chapter 8. Vanishing Income Redistributions:Keynesian Clues about Model Surprises in the Short Run*; Introduction; Distribution model specifications; The Limitations of the Large Scale Models. Clues from Simple ModelsChapter 9. A Model of the Relation between Technology and North-South Income Distribution; Introduction; Preliminary experiments with the model; Conclusion; PART 4: Planning and Dependency; Chapter 10. Models and Indicators; Chapter 11. Development Planning and Dependence; Introduction; Underdevelopment and dependence; On the transition; On planning; Chapter 12. Planning in India; Chapter 13. Critical Areas --
issues and Interdependencies; PART 5. Summary of Discussion and Comments; Chapter 14. Models as a 'Policy Laboratory'; Chapter 15. Models and Policy. Chapter 16. The Design of ModelsChapter 17. Models and Dependence; Chapter 18. The Determination of Basic Needs; Chapter 19. The Inclusion of Social and Political Factors into Models; Chapter 20. Models and Mystification: The Use of Mathematics to Support Vested Interests; PART 6: Overview and Conclusions; Chapter 21. A Summing Up; Summary of detailed suggestions for further work on the Latin American Model; PART 7: List of Participants and Conference Papers; Chapter 22. Participants; Representatives of the United Nations/International Organizations and Non-governmental Organisations.

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Models, Planning, and Basic Needs focuses on the use of models in integrated planning, policy analysis, determination of basic needs, and economics. The selection first offers information on the Latin American world model as a tool of analysis and integrated planning at a national and regional level in developing countries, including planning and the tools of planning and the Latin American model and integrated planning. The text also looks at the social indicators and the basic-needs approach and internal regional and distributional aspects of global models. The text elaborates on the adaptat.

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