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Conference ISI Platinum Jubilee Conference on Comparative Development (2007 : Indian Social Institute)
Title New and enduring themes in development economics / editors, Bhaskar Dutta, Tridip Ray, E. Somanathan.
Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2009]

Conference ISI Platinum Jubilee Conference on Comparative Development (2007 : Indian Social Institute)
Series Statistical science and interdisciplinary research ; v. 5
Statistical science and interdisciplinary research ; v. 5.
Subject Development economics -- Congresses.
Comparative economics -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Economic policy -- Congresses.
Alt Name Dutta, Bhaskar.
Ray, Tridip.
Somanathan, E.
Indian Statistical Institute.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 484 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents International differences in the determinants of life satisfaction / John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang and Anthony Harris -- Unequal chances : the intergenerational transmission of economic advantage under marital sorting / T. Lakshmanasamy -- Addressing equity issues in watershed development projects in Bhil Adivasi areas of western Madhya Pradesh / Rahul Banerjee -- A theory of the corrupt Keynesian / Toke Aidt and Jayasri Dutta -- On effecting institutional change / Sumon Majumdar and Sharun Mukand -- On the political economy of general strikes / Abhirup Sarkar -- Public outrage and criminal justice : lessons from the Jessica Lal case / Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi -- Lobbying for trade regime and tariff settings / Katsuzo Yamamoto -- Labor retrenchment laws and their effect on wages and employment : a theoretical investigation / Kaushik Basu, Gary S. Fields and Shub Debgupta -- Work migration and investment in origin communities / Ghazala Mansuri -- Labour market reform and poverty : the role of informal sector / Sugata Marjit, Saibal Kar and Dibyendu Sundar Maiti -- Measuring harm due to child work and child labour : patterns and determinants for India / Diganta Mukherjee and Saswati Das -- Development strategy : the state and agriculture since independence / T.N. Srinavasan -- Land-use changes and agricultural growth in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, 1901-2004 / Takashi Kurosaki -- The natural interest rate in emerging markets / Ashima Goyal -- Intergovernmental transfer rules, state fiscal policy and performance in India / Poulomi Roy and Ajitava Raychaudhuri -- Tax evasion and administrative costs / Rohit Prasad -- Inequality, public investment and deficits in India / Errol D'Souza -- Climate change and the Kyoto protocol / Parkash Chander -- Recent trends in microfinance institutions : some theoretical implications / Suman Ghosh and Eric Van Tassel.
Summary This book is a compilation of selected papers presented at the ISI (Indian Statistical Institute) Platinum Jubilee Conference on Comparative Development held at the ISI, Delhi, India. The papers cover new and well-established topics in development economics. Some of these include political economy, role of public outrage in delivering justice and the political economy of general strikes, economics of happiness, economics of labour, agricultural economics, macroeconomics and public finance. These topics are analyzed from the perspective of developing countries. The book will be of interest to both researchers and graduate students in development economics.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789812839428 (electronic bk.)
9812839429 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 696332541
Additional Format Print version: ISI Platinum Jubilee Conference on Comparative Development (2007 : Indian Social Institute). New and enduring themes in development economics. Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2009 9789812839411 (OCoLC)286504020

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