Development Economics

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-10-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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P A new reference title, this Routledge Major Work is a four-volume collection of the core research in development economics, integrating both theoretical and empirical findings from the micro-level of individuals, households, farms and firms, through the meso-level of communities, institutions and markets, to the macro-level of national economic growth. /P

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1: THE ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENTC. B. Barrett, ''Development Economics: An Overview'' (editor''s new introductory essay).Development, Poverty, and Welfare Dynamics1. A. Sen (1988) ''The Concept of Development'', in H. Chenery and T. N. Srinivasan (eds.), Handbook of Development Economics (Amsterdam: Elsevier), pp. 9-26.2. J. Foster, J. Greer, and E. Thorbecke (1984) ''A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures'', Econometrica 52(3): 761-6.3. J. Y. Duclos, D. E. Sahn, and S. D. Younger (2006), ''Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons'', Economic Journal 116(514): 943-68.4. P. N. Rosenstein-Rodan (1943), ''Problems of Industrialisation of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe'', Economic Journal, 53(210/211): 202-11.5. A. V. Banerjee and A. F. Newman (1993), ''Occupational Choice and the Process of Development'', Journal of Political Economy, 101(2): 274-98.6. P. Dasgupta (1997), ''Nutritional Status, the Capacity for Work, and Poverty Traps'', Journal of Econometrics, 77(1): 5-37.7. M. R. Carter and C. B. Barrett (2006), ''The Economics of Poverty Traps and Persistent Poverty: An Asset-Based Approach'', Journal of Development Studies, 42(2): 178-99.Technological Change and Market Participation8. V. W. Ruttan (1997), ''Induced Innovation, Evolutionary Theory and Path Dependence: Sources of Technical Change'', Economic Journal, 107(444): 1520-9.9. G. Feder, R. E. Just, and D. Zilberman (1985), ''Adoption of Agricultural Innovations in Developing Countries: A Survey'', Economic Development and Cultural Change, 33(2): 255-98.10. T. Besley and A. Case (1993), ''Modeling Technology Adoption in Developing Countries'', American Economic Review, 83(2): 396-402.11. N. Key, E. Sadoulet, and A. de Janvry (2000), ''Transactions Costs and Agricultural Household Supply Response'', American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 82(2): 245-59.Household and Intrahousehold Models12. I. Singh, L. Squire, and John Strauss (1986). ''The Basic Model: Theory, Empirical Results, and Policy Conclusions, Agricultural Household Models (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press), pp. 17-47.13. A. De Janvry, M. Fafchamps, and E. Sadoulet (1991), ''Peasant Household Behavior with Missing Markets: Some Paradoxes Explained'', Economic Journal, 101(409): 1400-17.14. L. Haddad and R. Kanbur (1990), ''How Serious is the Neglect of Intrahousehold Inequality?'', Economic Journal, 100(402): 866-81.15. M. M. Pitt, M. R. Rosenzweig, and M. N. Hassan (1990), ''Productivity, Health, and Inequality in the Intrahousehold Distribution of Food in Low-Income Countries'', American Economic Review, 80(5): 1139-56.16. C. Udry (1996), ''Gender, Agricultural Production, and the Theory of the Household'', Journal of Political Economy, 104(5): 1010-46.VOLUME 2: DEVELOPMENT MICROECONOMICSFinancial Services and Risk Management17. J. Morduch (1995), ''Income Smoothing and Consumption Smoothing'', Journal of Economic Perspectives, 9(3): 103-14.18. M. R. Rosenzweig and H. P. Binswanger (1993), ''Wealth, Weather Risk and the Composition and Profitability of Agricultural Investments'', Economic Journal, 103(416): 56-78.19. R. M. Townsend (1994), ''Risk and Insurance in Village India'', Econometrica, 62(3): 539-91.20. F. J. Zimmerman and M. R. Carter (2003), ''Asset Smoothing, Consumption Smoothing and the Reproduction of Inequality under Risk and Subsistence Constraints'', Journal of Development Economics, 71(2): 233-60.Investment in Human Capital: Nutrition, Health, and Education21. J. R. Behrman and A. B. Deolalikar (1987), ''Will Developing-Country Nutrition Improve with Income? A Case-Study for Rural South-India'', Journal of Political Economy, 95(3): 492-507.22. S. Subramanian and A. Deaton (1996), ''The Demand for Food and Calories'', Journal of Political Economy, 104(1): 133-62.23. J. R. Behrman, A. D. Foster, and M. R. Rosenzweig (1997), ''The Dynamics of Agricultural Production and the Calorie-Income Relationship: Evidence from Pakistan'', Journal of Econometrics, 77(1): 187-207.24. P. Gertler and J. Gruber (2002), ''Insuring

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