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On economic inequality

Author: Amartya Sen; James E Foster
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Clarendon paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Enl. ed.View all editions and formats
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Based on the 1972 Radcliffe Lectures, this book presents a systematic treatment of the conceptual framework as well as the practical problems of measurement of inequality.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Sen; James E Foster
ISBN: 019829297X 9780198292975 0198281935 9780198281931
OCLC Number: 36909121
Notes: Originally published: 1973. (Radcliffe lectures ; 1972).
Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 1. Welfare Economics, Utilitarianism, and Equity --
2. Measures of Inequality --
3. Inequality as a Quasi-Ordering --
4. Work, Needs, and Inequality --
Annexe: 'On Economic Inequality after a Quarter Century' / James Foster and Amartya Sen.
Series Title: Clarendon paperbacks.
Responsibility: Amartya Sen.
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Rarely has so small a volume offered so comprehensive an overview of its subject, constituting a readable and intelligent evaluation of the literature of economic inequality. William Baumol, Read more...

 
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