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New Growth Approach to Poverty Alleviation

Philippe Aghion and Beatriz Armendáriz de Aghion

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay attempts to break the divide between growth and development economics. Using the example of India over the past decades, it argues that innovation and/or productivity growth have been main ... More


New Sources of Development Finance

A. B. Atkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199278558
eISBN:
9780191601590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278555.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

As their Millennium Development Goals, world leaders have pledged by 2015 to halve the number of people living in extreme poverty and hunger, to achieve universal primary education, to reduce child ... More


Better Choices to Reduce Poverty

Sendhil Mullainathan

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A growing number of researchers are studying how to integrate psychological insights into economic reasoning. In this perspective, people sometimes make bad choices, ones that they themselves would ... More


Growth, sustainability, and India's Economic Reforms

T.N. Srinivasan (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198076384
eISBN:
9780199080854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198076384.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the origins, rationale, and outcomes of India's economic reforms in the context of changes in the economy, polity, and society. Looking at India's development experience across ... More


The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 2

Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Göran Mäler (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240708
eISBN:
9780191718106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240708.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This text is the second of two volumes. Two and a half billion people are affected directly on a day-to-day basis by the allocation and use of local resources. Yet ‘official’ development economics ... More


An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book deals comprehensively with the problem of poverty and undernourishment, and addresses the debate over methods of estimating their incidence. It is an analytical and empirical inquiry into ... More


The Environment and Emerging Development Issues: Volume 1

Partha Dasgupta and Karl-Göran Mäler (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240692
eISBN:
9780191714269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240692.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This text is the first of two volumes. Two and a half billion people are affected directly on a day-to-day basis by the allocation and use of local resources. Yet ‘official’ development economics has ... More


Women, Culture, and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities

Martha C. Nussbaum and Jonathan Glover (eds)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289647
eISBN:
9780191596698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289642.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This volume, which grows out of The Quality of Life (eds. Martha Nussbaum and Amartya Sen, 1993), combines philosophical inquiry with economic concerns regarding women's equality in the developing ... More


Development Microeconomics

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Development Microeconomics looks at a broad spectrum of topics in development economics, combining the strength of conventional developmental thought with the insights of contemporary ... More


The Multiple Meanings of Development

Sonia E. Rolland

in Development at the World Trade Organization

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600885
eISBN:
9780191738364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600885.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Despite its ubiquitous use in the international legal discourse, the precise meaning of “development” is elusive and has evolved over time. The purpose of this brief theoretical survey is to ... More


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