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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
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
|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.
- Basic needs -- Developing countries -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
- Economic development -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
- Developing countries -- Economic policy -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
- Developing countries -- Social policy -- Mathematical models -- Congresses.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Economic Policy.
- Basic needs -- Mathematical models.
- Economic development -- Mathematical models.
- Economic policy -- Mathematical models.
- Social policy -- Mathematical models.
- Developing countries.