New and Enduring Themes in Development Economics

STATISTICAL SCIENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH, Vol. 5, World Scientific, 2009

Posted: 8 Sep 2009 Last revised: 15 Sep 2009

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Bhaskar Dutta

University of Warwick - Department of Economics

Tridip Ray

Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi - Delhi Centre

Eswaran Somanathan

Indian Statistical Institute

Date Written: July 29, 2009

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Development Economics, Happiness, Well-Being, Political Economy, Economic of Labour, Agricultural Economics

Suggested Citation

Dutta, Bhaskar and Ray, Tridip and Somanathan, E., New and Enduring Themes in Development Economics (July 29, 2009). STATISTICAL SCIENCE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH, Vol. 5, World Scientific, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1469406

Bhaskar Dutta

University of Warwick - Department of Economics ( email )

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Tridip Ray (Contact Author)

Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi - Delhi Centre ( email )

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Sansanwal Marg
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India

E. Somanathan

Indian Statistical Institute ( email )

7 S. J. S. Sansanwal Marg
New Delhi, 110016
India

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