Resources, Values, And Development

Resources, Values, And Development

by Amartya K. Sen
     
 


Resources, Values and Development contains many of Amartya Sen's path-breaking contributions to development economics, including papers on resource allocation in nonwage systems, investment planning, shadow pricing, employment policy, and welfare economics.
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Resources, Values and Development contains many of Amartya Sen's path-breaking contributions to development economics, including papers on resource allocation in nonwage systems, investment planning, shadow pricing, employment policy, and welfare economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674765269
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
09/15/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
556
Product dimensions:
1.24(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Part I: Institutions and Motivation

Peasants and Dualism with or without Surplus Labour

Labour Allocation in a Cooperative Enterprise

The Profit Motive

Part II: Isolation and Social Investment

On Optimizing the Rate of Saving

Isolation, Assurance and the Social Rate of Discount

Terminal Capital and Optimum Savings

On Some Debates in Capital Theory

Approaches to to the Choice of Discount Rates for Social Benefit-Cost Analysis

Part III: Shadow Pricing and Employment

Optimum Savings, Technical Choice and the Shadow Price of Labour

Control Areas and Accounting Prices: An Approach to Economic Evaluation

Employment, Institutions and Technology: Some Policy Issues

Part IV: Morals and Mores

Ethical Issues in Income Distribution: National and International

Rights and Capabilities

Poor, Relatively Speaking

Family and Food: Sex Bias in Poverty

Economics and the Family

Part V: Goods and Well-being

The Welfare Basis of Real Income Comparisons

Ingredients of Famine Analysis: Availability and

Entitlements

Development: Which Way Now?

Goods and People

Name Index

Subject Index

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