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  • Arguments for a Better World, 1by Kaushik Basu; Ravi Kanbur

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 139.99

    This volume of essays, written in honor of Amartya Sen, covers the range of contributions that Sen has made to knowledge. They are written by some of the world's leading economists, philosophers and social scientists, and address topics such as ethics, welfare economics, poverty, gender, human development, society, and politics. - ;Amartya Sen... more...

  • Arguments for a Better World, 2by Kaushik Basu; Ravi Kanbur

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 139.99

    This volume of essays, written in honor of Amartya Sen, covers the range of contributions that Sen has made to knowledge. They are written by some of the world's leading economists, philosophers and social scientists, and address topics such as ethics, welfare economics, poverty, gender, human development, society, and politics. - ;Amartya Sen... more...

  • Economy of Ghanaby Ernest Aryeetey; Ravi Kanbur

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 90.00

    Analysis of the direction in which Ghana's policy makers will need to steer the economy for Ghana to fulfil the promise of its independence over 50 years ago. more...

  • Equity and Growth in a Globalizing Worldby Michael Spence; Ravi Kanbur

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 24.99

    This book is a compilation of a series of “state of the art” papers on topics related to equity and growth. As inputs to its final report (The Growth Report)\, the Commission on Growth and Development took stock of the current state of knowledge and understanding of various sectors/issues that have an impact on economic growth, including... more...

  • Governing Rapid Growth in Chinaby Ravi Kanbur; Xiaobo Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95

    After three decades of spectacular economic growth in China, the problem is no longer how to achieve growth, but how to manage its consequences and how to sustain it. The most important consequence, at least as far as Chinese policy makers are concerned, is the rapidly growing inequality, between persons, between rural and urban areas, and between... more...

  • Labor Markets and Economic Developmentby Ravi Kanbur; Jan Svejnar

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    As developing and transition economies enter the next phase of reforms, labor market issues increasingly come to the fore. With the increased competition from globalization, the discussion is shifting to the need for greater labor market flexibility and the creation of "good" jobs. Moreover, the greater actual and perceived insecurity in labor markets... more...

  • Poverty, Inequality and Developmentby Alain de Janvry; Ravi Kanbur

    Springer US 2006; US$ 269.00

    This collection of essays honors a remarkable man and his work. Erik Thorbecke has made significant contributions to the microeconomic and the macroeconomic analysis of poverty, inequality and development, ranging from theory to empirics and policy. The essays in this volume display the same range. As a collection they make the fundamental point that... more...

  • Inequality in Asia and the Pacificby Ravi Kanbur; Changyong Rhee; Juzhong Zhuang

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Asia?s rapid economic growth has led to a significant reduction in extreme poverty, but accompanied by rising inequality. This book deals with three questions: What have been the trends of inequality in Asia and the Pacific? What are the key drivers of rising inequality in the region? How should Asian countries respond to the rising inequality? ... more...

  • Latin American Urban Development into the Twenty First Centuryby Dennis Rodgers; Jo Beall; Ravi Kanbur

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    By the dawn of the 21st century, more than half of the world's population was living in urban areas. This volume explores the implications of this unprecedented expansion in the world's most urbanized region, Latin America, exploring the new urban reality, and the consequences for both Latin America and the rest of the developing world. more...

  • Membership Based Organizations of the Poorby Martha Chen; Renana Jhabvala; Ravi Kanbur; Carol Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 55.95

    This highly topical volume, with contributions from leading experts in the field, explores a variety of questions about membership based organizations of the poor. Analyzing their success and failure and the internal and external factors that play a part, it uses studies from both developed and developing countries. Put together by a group of prestigious... more...