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

    Springer 2006; US$ 269.00

    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. more...

  • Labour 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...

  • 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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 134.99

    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$ 134.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spatial Disparities in Human Developmentby Ravi Kanbur; Anthony J. Venables; Guanghua Wan

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    Spatial disparities are a measure of the unequal distribution of income, wealth, power and resources between peoples in different locations. As a dimension of overall inequality, spatial disparities have added signifi cance when combined with regional divisions and political and ethnic tensions that can undermine social and political stability. The... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Q-Squared in Policyby Paul Shaffer; Ravi Kanbur; Nguyen Thang

    eContent Management Pty Ltd 2008; US$ 148.50

    This book presents peer reviewed research from the third conference on integrating qualitative and quantitative approaches (Q-Squared) in poverty analysis in the developing world.The first two conferences, at Cornell University (2001) and the University of Toronto (2004), addressed conceptual and empirical issues. This third conference, hosted by the... more...