Choice, Welfare, and Development: A Festschrift for Amartya K. Sen

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

EditorK. Basu, P. K. Pattanaik, K. Suzumura

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Professor Amartya Sen has been a distinguished and influential scholar in development economics for over twenty years, and this edited volume seeks to reflect his interests, and the inspiration he has provided for others. The editors have succeeded in creating a coherent and stimulating set ofpapers from well-known contributors. The volume deals with the enduring themes of Amartya Sen's work, ranging through theoretical issues of development economics to the philosophical foundation of welfare systems, and ethics in society. Contributors: Kenneth Arrow, A. B. Atkinson, Pranab Bardhan, J. L. Coles, Rajat Deb, Jean Dreze, Louis Gevers, Peter Hammond, Ravi Kanbur, Eric Maskin, Robert Nozick, Siddiq Osmani, Martin Ravallion, Kevin Roberts, Robert Solow, S. Wibaut

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Professor Amartya Sen has been a distinguished and influential scholar in development economics for over twenty years, and this edited volume seeks to reflect his interests, and the inspiration he has provided for others. The editors have succeeded in creating a coherent and stimulating set ofpapers from well-known contributors. The vo...

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Professor Sen is one of the few economists whose research straddles the expanse of the subject and he has worked and written in an astonishingly large number of areas. In acknowledgement of the varied interests encompassed by Professor Sen's work which would be impossible to represent in a single volume, the editors have chosen to conc...

K. Basu is at University of Delhi. P. K. Pattanaik is at University of California, Riverside.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.94 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198287895

ISBN - 13:9780198287896

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