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Poverty, inequality, and development : essays in honor of Erik Thorbecke

Author: Erik Thorbecke; Alain De Janvry; S M Ravi Kanbur
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2006.
Series: Economic studies in inequality, social exclusion and well-being, 1.
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There have been two strands in the analysis of poverty, inequality and development. This work brings together both strands in a series of essays. It covers topics such as: measurement issues, micro-behavior determinants of poverty outcomes, economy-wide models in the SAM-CGE tradition and the institutional framework underlying macro policies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Poverty, inequality, and development.
New York, NY : Springer, ©2006
(DLC) 2005934374
(OCoLC)64238671
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Thorbecke; Alain De Janvry; S M Ravi Kanbur
ISBN: 9781402078507 1402078501 0387297480 9780387297484
OCLC Number: 76951621
Description: 1 online resource (x, 385 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Poverty, inequality and development : micro-macro perspectives and linkages / Alain de Janvry and Ravi Kanbur --
Erik Thorbecke : growth and roots / Jacob Kol --
On the consistency of poverty lines / Martin Ravallion and Michael Lokshin --
Poverty indices / James E. Foster --
Should poverty and inequality measures be combined? / Gary S. Fields --
Equality of what? : evidence from India / David E. Sahn --
Household investments in education and income inequality at the community level : evidence from Indonesia / Jeffrey B. Nugent and Shailender Swaminathan --
Poverty traps and safety nets / Christopher B. Barrett and John G. McPeak --
Progress in the modeling of rural households' behavior under market failures / Alain de Janvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet --
Labor laws and labor welfare in the context of the Indian experience / Kaushik Basu --
Macro models and multipliers : Leontief, Stone, Keynes, and CGE models / Sherman Robinson --
Multiplier effects and the reduction of poverty / Graham Pyatt and Jeffery I. Round --
Developing and accounting matrix for the euro area : issues and applications / Tjeerd Jellema, Steven Keuning, Peter McAdam and Reimund Mink --
Globalization, economic reform, and structural price transmission : SAM decomposition techniques with an empirical application to Vietnam / David Roland-Holst and Finn Tarp --
Institutions, factor endowment and inequality in Ghana, Kenya and Senegal / Christian Morrisson --
Incentives, inequality and the allocation of aid when conditionality doesn't work : an optimal nonlinear taxation approach / Ravi Kanbur and Matti Tuomala --
Agricultural research and policy to achieve nutrition goals / Per Pinstrup-Andersen --
Is dualism worth revisiting? / Gustav Ranis.
Series Title: Economic studies in inequality, social exclusion and well-being, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Alain de Janvry and Ravi Kanbur.
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