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Title Poverty, inequality, and development : essays in honor of Erik Thorbecke / edited by Alain de Janvry and Ravi Kanbur
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (x, 385 pages) : illustrations
Series Economic studies in inequality, social exclusion and well-being ; 1
Economic studies in inequality, social exclusion and well-being ; 1
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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Poverty.
Equality.
Economic development.
Form Electronic book
Author Thorbecke, Erik, 1929-
De Janvry, Alain.
Kanbur, S. M. Ravi, 1954-
LC no. 2005934374
ISBN 9781402078507 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1402078501 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0387297480 (electronic bk.)
9780387297484 (electronic bk.)