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Published: 21 January 2011

864 Pages | 60 Figures, 15 Tables

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199561513

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Selected Papers of Partha Dasgupta

Volume I: Institutions, Innovations, and Human Values and Volume II: Poverty, Population, and Natural Resources

Partha Dasgupta

  • A definitive collection of Partha Dasgupta's most siginificant work
  • Includes new material by the author where he reflects on his work
  • Collects classic, foundational papers from one of the most important economists working today, Partha Dasgupta was Knighted in 2002 for services to economics
  • The volume opens with an account of Dasgupta's conception of what economics is about and how modern economists move within it
  • Provides a detailed presentation of the theory and empirics of the notion of "sustainable development"
  • Contains articles that study the economics of non-standard commodities, such as trust, social capital, natural capital, and knowledge

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