The Economics of Famine

The Economics of Famine

by Jean Dreze
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858986893

ISBN-13: 9781858986890

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858986890
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvii
Introductionix
Part IFamine Analysis
1.'Famines and Economics', Journal of Economic Literature, XXXV, September, 1205-42 (1997)3
2.'Ingredients of Famine Analysis: Availability and Entitlements', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 96 (3), August, 433-64 (1981)41
3.'A Re-assessment of Entitlement Theory in the Light of the Recent Famines in Africa', Development and Change, 21 (3), July, 469-90 (1990)73
4.'The Entitlement Approach to Famine: An Assessment', in K. Basu, P. Pattanaik and K. Suzumura (eds), Choice, Welfare, and Development: A Festchrift in Honour of Amartya K. Sen, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 253-94 (1995)95
5.'Rice and Fish: Asymmetric Preferences and Entitlement Failures in Food Growing Economics with Non-Food Producers', European Journal of Political Economy, 5, 429-40 (1989)137
6.'A Model of Crisis in a Peasant Economy', Oxford Economic Papers, 42, 793-811 (1990)149
7.'Walrasian Equilibrium without Survival: Existence, Efficiency, and Remedial Policy', in K. Basu, P. Pattanaik and K. Suzumura (eds), Choice, Welfare, and Development: A Festchrift in Honour of Amartya K. Sen, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 32-64 (1995)167
8.'The Policy of Laissez-Faire During Scarcities', Economic Journal, 90, September, 493-503 (1980)200
9.'Cash Versus Direct Food Relief', Journal of Development Economics, 30 (2), April, 199-224 (1989)211
10.'Famine and Household Coping Strategies', World Development, 16 (9), 1099-1112 (1988)237
Part IICase Studies
11.'Second Thoughts on the European Escape from Hunger: Famines, Chronic Malnutrition, and Mortality Rates', in S.R. Osmani (ed.), Nutrition and Poverty, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 243-86 and references (1992)253
12.'Did the Great Irish Famine Matter?', Journal of Economic History, 51 (1), March, 1-22 (1991)303
13.'On the Human Costs of Collectivization in the Soviet Union', Population and Development Review, 19 (4), December, 743-66 (1993)325
14.'Food Supply and Starvation: A Study of Famines with Reference to the Indian Sub-Continent', Oxford Economic Papers, 34 (2), July, 368-89 (1982)349
15.'The Performance of Rice Markets in Bangladesh during the 1974 Famine', Economic Journal, 95 (377), March, 15-29 (1985)371
16.'Collectivization and China's Agricultural Crisis in 1959-1961', Journal of Political Economy, 98 (6), 1228-52 (1990)386
17.'Ethiopian Famines 1973-1985: A Case-Study', in Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen (eds), The Political Economy of Hunger, Volume 2, Chapter 3, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 173-216 (1990)411
18.'Famine Prevention in Africa: Some Experiences and Lessons', in Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen (eds), The Political Economy of Hunger, Volume 2, Chapter 2, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 123-72 (1990)455
19.'Famine Analysis and Family Relations: 1949 in Nyasaland', Past and Present, 108, August, 177-205 (1985)505
Name Index535
Subject Index541

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