Collected Papers in Theoretical Economics: Development, Markets, and Institutions / Edition 1

Collected Papers in Theoretical Economics: Development, Markets, and Institutions / Edition 1

by Kaushik Basu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195667611

ISBN-13: 9780195667615

Pub. Date: 01/15/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press


The field of development economics has witnessed major changes over the last tow or three decades. From being a largely descriptive discipline, it has now become much more rigorous and theoretically well-founded. Kaushik Basu's work has played a significant role in this transformation of development economics, and the present book is a collection of his major…  See more details below

Overview


The field of development economics has witnessed major changes over the last tow or three decades. From being a largely descriptive discipline, it has now become much more rigorous and theoretically well-founded. Kaushik Basu's work has played a significant role in this transformation of development economics, and the present book is a collection of his major papers in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195667615
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/15/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
326
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 6.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
Part I. Measuring Development
2. On the Goals of Development
3. On Measuring Literacy
4. The Greying of Populations: Concepts and Measurement
Part II. Institutions, Norms and Power
5. One Kind of Power
6. A Theory of Association: Social Status, Prices, and Markets
7. Civil Institutions and Evolution: Concepts, Critique and Models
Part III. Agrarian Organization
8. Technological Stagnation, Tenurial Laws and Adverse Selection
9. The Market for Land: An Analysis of Interim Transactions
10. Disneyland Monopoly, Interlinkage and Usurious Interest Rates
11. Fragmented Duopoly: Theory and Applications to Backward Agriculture
12. The Broth and the Cooks: A Theory of Surplus Labour
13. Limited Liability and the Existence of Share Tenancy
Part IV. International Labour Standards and Child Labour
14. Compacts, Conventions and Codes: Initiatives for Higher International Labour Standards
15. The Economics of Child Labour
16. A Note on Multiple General Equilibria w
ith Child Labour
17. On the Intriguing Relation between Adult Minimum Wage and Child Labour
18. Child Labour: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on International Labour

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >