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Overcoming the Persistence of Inequality and Poverty

Authors: FitzGerald, Valpy, Heyer, Judith

Editors: Thorp, R. (Ed.)

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International experts evaluate new policy directions in economic development and poverty reduction, building on the ideas of a pioneer in the new discipline of Development Studies, Frances Stewart. Combing ideas and evidence on technological change, human development and conflict prevention to address the issue of the persistence of inequality

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GIORGIO BARBA NAVARETTI Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, Italy, Director of the Graduate School in Social, Economic and Political Sciences of the University of Milan and Scientific Director of the Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, Italy GRAHAM K. BROWN Senior Lecturer in the Politics of Development at the Department of Economics and International Development of the University of Bath, UK, and Research Associate at the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE) at the University of Oxford, UK GIOVANNI ANDREA CORNIA Professor of Development Economics in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Florence, Italy SÉVERINE DENEULIN Lecturer in International Development at the University of Bath, UK GIANFRANCO DE SIMONE economist at Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli, Italy BARBARA HARRISS-WHITE Professor of Development Studies at the University of Oxford, UK YANJING HUANG former MA student at Yale University, USA MALLORY IRONS analyst in public finance at an investment banking firm in New York City, USA ARNIM LANGER Research Officer in Economics and Politics, West Africa, at the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE) at the University of Oxford, UK BRUNO MARTORANO PhD candidate at the University of Florence, Italy THANDIKA MKANDAWIRE Professor of African Development at the London School of Economics, UK ABDUL RAUFU MUSTAPHA University Lecturer in African Politics at the University of Oxford, UK, and Kirk-Greene Fellow in African studies at St Antony's College, UK GIANLUCA OREFICE PhD student in Economics at the University of Milan, Italy GUSTAV RANIS Frank Altschul Professor Emeritus of International Economics at Yale University, USA SUNALI ROHRA heads external relations for a leading management consulting firm in India ANGELICA SALVI Fellow at the Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano, Italy NIGEL SINGH producer for the BBC and Channel Four, UK JOHN TOYE Chair of the Advisory Council of the Oxford Department of International Development, UK UKOHA UKIWO lecturer in the Department of Political and Administrative Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Presenting the Book

    FitzGerald, Valpy (et al.)

    Pages 3-18

  • Social Wellbeing and Conflict: Themes from the Work of Frances Stewart

    Toye, John

    Pages 19-42

  • Technology Change: Sources and Impediments

    Ranis, Gustav (et al.)

    Pages 45-72

  • Migration and Productivity Patterns in European Regions

    Navaretti, Giorgio Barba (et al.)

    Pages 73-91

  • Revisiting Technology and Underdevelopment: Climate Change, Politics and the ‘D’ of Solar Energy Technology in Contemporary India

    Harriss-White, Barbara (et al.)

    Pages 92-123

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Overcoming the Persistence of Inequality and Poverty
Authors
Editors
  • R. Thorp
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30672-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230306721
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-24970-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-32087-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 301
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