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The economics of famine

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Published by Edward Elgar in Northampton, Ma .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Famines -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Jean Drèze.
    SeriesAn Elgar reference collection, The International library of critical writings in economics ;, 101
    ContributionsDrèze, Jean.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.F3 E27 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 544 p. :
    Number of Pages544
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL370347M
    ISBN 101858986893
    LC Control Number98031060

    Buy Black '47 and Beyond: The Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory (Princeton Economic History of the Western World) (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) New Ed by xd3 Gr\xe1da, Cormac (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. You would be forgiven for thinking that the red thread of twentieth century politics, brought into fruition with and ended in ’89, a blood red. After all, who doesn't know, courtesy of The.

    Cormac Ó Gráda, Ireland's most distinguished, prolific and wide-ranging economic historian, offers us a choice selection of six chapters The great value of the book lies in pushing the boundary of Irish famine studies beyond their accustomed limits and by including suggestive comparative references to famines in other times and : Princeton University Press. In the world of the twenty-first century, the study of economics has taken over the burden that once fell to the concept of empire. In contemporary global relations, power and privilege are thought primarily within an economic rhetoric; empire's frank assertions of hierarchy in race, class, and gender have been replaced in foreign policy by the sanitized terms of development, .

    The Economic History of Ireland from the Union to the Famine, Clifton, New Jersey: Augustus M. Kelley, []. O’Neill, Thomas, “The Organisation and Administration of Relief, ,” In The Great Famine: Studies in Irish History , pp. Book Description. Food crises have always tested societies. This volume discusses societal resilience to food crises, examining the responses and strategies at the societal level that effectively helped individuals and groups to cope with drops in food supply, in various parts of the world over the past two millennia.


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Introduction / Jean Dreze --pt. Famine Analysis. Famines and Economics / Martin Ravallion. Ingredients of Famine Analysis: Availability and Entitlements / Amartya Sen. A Re-assessment of Entitlement Theory in the Light of the Recent Famines in Africa / Alex de Waal.

The Entitlement Approach to Famine: An Assessment / Siddiq. The Economics of Famine presents an important collection of outstanding contributions to the economic analysis of famine. The first part consists of theoretical papers, including Amartya Sen’s classic exposition of the entitlement approach to famine analysis, various extensions and critiques of this approach, and more recent developments in the economics of famine.

Get this from a library. The economics of famine. [Jean Drèze;] -- The Economics of Famine presents an important collection of outstanding contributions to the economic analysis of famine. This volume provides invaluable reference material for development economists.

Cormac ÓGráda is professor of economics at University College Dublin. His books include Jewish Ireland in the Age of Joyce (Princeton), Black '47 and Beyond: The Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory (Princeton), and Ireland: A New Economic History, Famine remains one of the worst calamities that can befall a society.

Mass starvation--whether it is inflicted by drought or engineered by misguided or genocidal economic policies--devastates families, weakens the social fabric, and undermines political stability. Cormac Ó Gráda, the acclaimed author who chronicled the tragic Irish famine in books like Black '47 and Beyond, Reviews: 1.

That is just one of the arguments that Cormac Ó Gráda, one of the world’s leading authorities on the history and economics of famine, develops in this wide-ranging book, which provides crucial new perspectives on key questions raised by famines around the globe between the seventeenth and twenty-first centuries.

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The book is geared to business readers not economists or policymakers but it has a lot to offer to everyone. The world is facing multiple famines of "biblical proportions" in just a matter of months, the UN has said, warning that the coronavirus pandemic will push an additional million people to the.

InSen published Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation (), a book in which he argued that famine occurs not only from a lack of food, but from inequalities built into mechanisms for distributing food.

Sen also argued that the Bengal famine was caused by an urban economic boom that raised food prices, thereby causing millions of rural workers.

New perspectives on the history of famine—and the possibility of a famine-free worldFamines are becoming smaller and rarer, but optimism about the possibility of a famine-free future must be tempered by the threat of global warming.

That is just one of the arguments that Cormac Ó Gráda, one of the world's leading authorities on the history and economics of famine, develops in. An Economic History of Famine Resilience book. An Economic History of Famine Resilience. DOI link for An Economic History of Famine Resilience.

An Economic History of Famine Resilience book. Edited By Jessica Dijkman, Bas van Leeuwen. Edition 1st Edition. First Published Published by (July ) Gordon Bigelow, Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and dge: Cambridge University Press, x + pp.

$65 (hardcover), ISBN: Reviewed for by Sandra Peart, Department of Economics, Baldwin-Wallace College. In turn, the integration of international labor markets had a substantial impact on the post-Famine Irish economy. Using a CGE model calibrated to post-Famine data, I have argued (O'Rourke, b) that post- Famine emigration is best understood as a "pull" phenomenon, with emigrants being lured abroad by higher wages.

The ‘Great Famine’ began unexpectedly in the late summer of By September, potatoes were rotting in the ground and within a month blight was spreading rapidly. Three-quarters of the country’s crop, the chief food for some three million people was wiped out.

The following year blight caused a total crop failure. Inthe. Combining powerful storytelling with the latest evidence from economics and history, Ó Gráda explores the causes and profound consequences of famine over the past five millennia, from ancient Egypt to the killing fields of s Cambodia, from the Great Famine of fourteenth-century Europe to the famine in Niger in Reviews: 5.

The Bible’s account of Joseph in Genesis presents a story rich in lessons. One is an economics lesson. To wit: Speculation in markets can play a positive role in promoting overall economic well-being.

This is an important lesson because speculators are typically classified as societal thieves. Famine in North Korea is the authoritative account of the famine It is an extraordinary book, essential reading for anyone interested in the issues of famine, economic transition, and the future of the Korean peninsula.

Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, and author of Making Globalization Work. Seonghoon Kim & Belton Fleisher & Jessica Ya Sun, "The Long‐term Health Effects of Fetal Malnutrition: Evidence from the – China Great Leap Forward Famine," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol.

26(10), pagesOctober. Pretty awesome book. Unlike the author, I look forward to a future of famine and war, because finally the human species will feel guilty about what it really is. But otherwise this a super book and it gives you a glimpse into our lulzy future, as well as what sort of omens you ought to be looking at (e.g.

the Arctic thaw)/5(11). The book challenges perceived wisdom about the causes of famine and analyzes the worst cases of recent years – including close analysis of food scarcity in North Korea, Ethiopia, Sudan and Malawi and less well known cases in Madagascar, Iraq and Bosnia.

“This important book represents the best of history and economics coming together. The Irish Potato Famine provides insights into how small farmers attempted to adapt to the potato blight, and the role of small-scale loans in supporting this adaptation and mitigating the devastating famine.That is just one of the arguments that Cormac Ó Gráda, one of the world’s leading authorities on the history and economics of famine, develops in this wide-ranging book, which provides crucial new perspectives on key questions raised by famines around the globe between the seventeenth and twenty-first centuries.

The Economics of Modern Famine. Updated on Septem Michael Tu. more. Famine: Preface. I’ll start by explaining and analyzing the causes of the Great Irish Famine. Many history books would have you believe that the Irish potato famine of the 19th century was the result of potato blight and a Irish over-reliance on potatoes Reviews: 1.