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DetailsPoverty and Income Distribution in India, first published in 1974, brought together the global who's who of poverty research of that time. But over the years, out of print, this important book had essentially vanished from library collections around the world.With four new essays by the present editors and one by the economics Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, which reflect on the shifts in perspective that have taken place in the decades that have gone by, this updated volume is an essential reference.Offering insights into conceptual and practical issues in the measurement of poverty, it is indispensable for students and practitioners alike.ABOUT THE AUTHORS :Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee Is Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at MIT, and cofounder and director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.Pranab Bardhan is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.Rohini Somanathan is Professor of Economics at the Delhi School of Economics.T.N. Srinivasan is Samuel C. Park, Jr. Emeritus Professor of Economics at Yale University.Amartya Kumar Sen, CH, FBA is an Indian economist and philosopher, who since 1972 has taught and worked in India, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Sen has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, and indexes of the measure of well-being of citizens of developing countries. He is currently the Thomas W. Lamont University Professor at Harvard University and member of faculty at Harvard Law School. He is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge and was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998 and India's Bharat Ratna in 1999 for his work in welfare economics. In 2017, Sen was awarded the Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science for most valuable contribution to Political Science.
SKU Code PRK B 4079 Weight in Kg 0.3700 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789386228222 Author Name Edited by Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, Pranab Bardhan, Rohini Somanathan, T N Srinivasan Publisher Name Juggernaut