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Published: 11 May 2006

496 Pages | 16 line illus.


ISBN: 9780195305203

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Understanding Poverty

Edited by Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Roland Benabou, and Dilip Mookherjee

  • Brings together twenty-eight essays by some of the world leaders in the field
  • The essays cover a wide array of topics, including the causes of poverty, policies, and the way economists think about poverty
  • Essays are written with the aim of presenting the latest and the most sophisticated in economics without any recourse to jargon or technical language.