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UNU-WIDER @ 30

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of UNU-WIDER. The Institute opened its doors in 1985. It has been quite a ride ever since. We have had thousands of economists and other social scientists through those Helsinki doors since 1985...

Climatic changes History (Economics) Equality and inequality
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Can Food-for-Work Programmes Reduce Vulnerability?

From the book: Insurance Against Poverty

Economic assistance and foreign aid Famines Poverty
Journal Article
Growth and shocks: evidence from rural Ethiopia

Using panel data from rural Ethiopia, the article discusses the determinants of consumption growth (1989–1997), based on a microgrowth model, controlling for heterogeneity...

Famines Risk
Working Paper
Can Food-for-Work Programmes Reduce Vulnerability?

Food-for-work (FFW) programmes have been widely heralded as a means of providing self-targeting transfers coupled with investment in public goods...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Famines Poverty
Book
The Political Economy of Hunger: Selected Essays

Hailed in its initial publication as a work with urgent implications for countless lives, Dréze and Sen's The Political Economy of Hunger is the classic analysis of an extraordinary paradox: in a world of food surpluses and satiety, hunger kills ...

Famines Food security Hunger
Book Chapter
Feeding China: The Experience Since 1949

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Central planning Commune Communist state
Book Chapter
The Food Problems of Bangladesh

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Agriculture and state Famines Food security
Book Chapter
Famine Prevention in India

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Agriculture and state Central planning Famines
Book Chapter
Introduction to The Political Economy of Hunger

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Famines Food security Hunger
Book Chapter
The Food Crisis in Africa: A Comparative Structural Analysis

From the book: The Political Economy of Hunger

Agriculture Famines Food security
Working Paper
The Entitlement Approach to Famine: An Assessment

Famines Marketing (Farm produce) Food supply
Working Paper
External Imbalances, Famines And Entitlements: A Case Study

The study proceeded by broadly categorizing the various defects of the economy as manifestations of two disequilibria in the system...

Balance of payments Famines Structural adjustment (Economic policy)
Working Paper
The Ethiopian Famines, Entitlements and Governance

Famines Marketing (Farm produce) Food supply
Book
The Political Economy of Hunger: Endemic Hunger : Volume 3

This book is the third of three volumes...

Famines Food security Hunger
Book
The Political Economy of Hunger: Famine Prevention : Volume 2

This book is the second of three volumes...

Famines Marketing (Farm produce) Food security
Book
The Political Economy of Hunger: Entitlement and Well-being : Volume 1

This book is the first of three volumes...

Famines Marketing (Farm produce) Food security
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