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Published: 19 September 2002

384 Pages | numerous tables and figures


ISBN: 9780199256914

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Group Behaviour and Development

Is the Market Destroying Cooperation?

Edited by Judith Heyer, Frances Stewart, and Rosemary Thorp

WIDER Studies in Development Economics

  • Explores alternative modes of group behaviour, including power and control, cooperation, and monetary incentives
  • Eleven case studies including community forest organizations in South Asia, sex workers in Calcutta, and the Coffee Federation in Colombia
  • Argues that cooperative behaviour is essential for efficiency as well as equity