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First Name: James
Middle Name: E.
Last Name: Foster
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RePEc Short-ID: pfo195

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Homepage: http://home.gwu.edu/~fosterje/_html/Home.html
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Working papers

  1. Indranil Dutta & James Foster, 2011. "Inequality of Happiness in US: 1972-2008," The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series, Economics, The University of Manchester 1110, Economics, The University of Manchester.
  2. James E. Foster, 2010. "Freedom, Opportunity and Wellbeing," Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy 2010-15, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  3. James Foster & Joel Greer & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "The Foster-Greer-Thorbecke (FGT) Poverty Measures: Twenty-Five Years Later," Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy 2010-14, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  4. Sabina Alkire & James Foster, 2010. "Designing the Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI)," Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) HDRP-2010-28, Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  5. James Foster & Indranil Dutta & Ajit Mishra, 2010. "On Measuring Vulnerability to Poverty," Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy 2010-13, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  6. James E. Foster & Kathryn H. Anderson & David E. Frisvold, 2008. "Investing in Health: The Long-Term Impact of Head Start on Smoking," Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy 2010-25, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  7. James E. Foster, 2007. "A Class of Chronic Poverty Measures," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics 0701, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  8. Kathryn Anderson & James Foster & David Frisvold, 2004. "Investing in Health: The Long-Term Impact of Head Start," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics 0426, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  9. James E. Foster & Tapan Mitra, 2001. "Ranking Investment Projects," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics 0107, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  10. James E. Foster & Miguel Székely, 2001. "Is Economic Growth Good for the Poor? Tracking Low Incomes Using General Means," Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department 4269, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  11. James E. Foster & Miguel Székely, 2001. "¿Es el crecimiento económico bueno para los pobres? Seguimiento del ingreso bajo con medias generales," Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department 4270, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  12. Kaushik Basu & James E.Foster & S. Subramanian, 2000. "Isolated and Proximate Illiteracy And Why these Concepts Matter in Measuring Literacy and Designing Education Programmes," Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics 0002, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics.
  13. Basu, Kaushik & Foster, James E., 1998. "On measuring literacy," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1997, The World Bank.
  14. Ok, Efe A. & Foster, James, 1997. "Lorenz Dominance and the Variance of Logarithms," Working Papers, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University 97-22, C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics, New York University.
  15. Foster, J.E. & Frierman, M., 1989. "Learning Rational Expectations: Classical Conditions Ensure Uniqueness And Global Stability," Purdue University Economics Working Papers 957, Purdue University, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Alkire, Sabina & Foster, James, 2011. "Counting and multidimensional poverty measurement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 95(7-8), pages 476-487, August.
  2. Kathryn H. Anderson & James E. Foster & David E. Frisvold, 2010. "Investing In Health: The Long-Term Impact Of Head Start On Smoking," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, Western Economic Association International, vol. 48(3), pages 587-602, 07.
  3. James Foster & Michael Wolfson, 2010. "Polarization and the decline of the middle class: Canada and the U.S," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, Springer, vol. 8(2), pages 247-273, June.
  4. James Foster & Joel Greer & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "The Foster–Greer–Thorbecke (FGT) poverty measures: 25 years later," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, Springer, vol. 8(4), pages 491-524, December.
  5. James E. Foster & Miguel Székely, 2008. "Is Economic Growth Good For The Poor? Tracking Low Incomes Using General Means," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 49(4), pages 1143-1172, November.
  6. Foster, James E., 2006. "Comentarios bibliográficos a: Miguel Székely (coord.), Números que mueven al mundo: La medición de la pobreza en México, México, ANUIES-CIDE-Sedesol, Miguel Ángel Porrúa, 2006, 912 pp," El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica, vol. 0(292), pages 927-929, octubre-d.
  7. Allison, R. Andrew & Foster, James E., 2004. "Measuring health inequality using qualitative data," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 23(3), pages 505-524, May.
  8. James E. Foster & Tapan Mitra, 2003. "Ranking investment projects," Economic Theory, Springer, Springer, vol. 22(3), pages 469-494, October.
  9. Foster, James E. & Shneyerov, Artyom A., 2000. "Path Independent Inequality Measures," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 91(2), pages 199-222, April.
  10. James E. Foster & Efe A. Ok, 1999. "Lorenz Dominance and the Variance of Logarithms," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 67(4), pages 901-908, July.
  11. James E. Foster & Artyom A. Shneyerov, 1999. "A general class of additively decomposable inequality measures," Economic Theory, Springer, Springer, vol. 14(1), pages 89-111.
  12. Basu, Kaushik & Foster, James E, 1998. "On Measuring Literacy," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, Royal Economic Society, vol. 108(451), pages 1733-49, November.
  13. Foster, James E, 1998. "Absolute versus Relative Poverty," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 88(2), pages 335-41, May.
  14. Foster, James E. & Horowitz, Andrew W., 1996. "Complimentarily yours: Free examination copies and textbook prices," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 85-99.
  15. Foster, James E, 1994. "Normative Measurement: Is Theory Relevant?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 84(2), pages 365-70, May.
  16. Foster, James E & Shorrocks, Anthony F, 1991. "Subgroup Consistent Poverty Indices," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 59(3), pages 687-709, May.
  17. Foster, James E & Frierman, Michael, 1990. "Learning Rational Expectations: Classical Conditions Ensure Uniqueness and Global Stability," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 57(228), pages 439-53, November.
  18. Foster, James E. & Majumdar, Mukul K. & Mitra, Tapan, 1990. "Inequality and welfare in market economies," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 351-367, April.
  19. Foster, James E & Shorrocks, Anthony F, 1988. "Poverty Orderings," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 56(1), pages 173-77, January.
  20. Foster, James E. & Shorrocks, Anthony F., 1988. "Inequality and poverty orderings," European Economic Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 32(2-3), pages 654-661, March.
  21. Shorrocks, Anthony F & Foster, James E, 1987. "Transfer Sensitive Inequality Measures," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 54(3), pages 485-97, July.
  22. Foster, James & Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 52(3), pages 761-66, May.
  23. Foster, James E & Wan, Henry Y, Jr, 1984. "Involuntary Unemployment as a Principal-Agent Equilibrium," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 74(3), pages 476-84, June.
  24. Foster, James E., 1983. "An axiomatic characterization of the Theil measure of income inequality," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 105-121, October.
  25. Stevens, Dana N & Foster, James E, 1980. "Comparing Utility Functions in Efficiency Terms: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 70(4), pages 793-94, September.
  26. Stevens, Dana N & Foster, James E, 1978. "The Possibility of Democratic Pluralism," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 45(180), pages 401-06, November.

NEP Fields

5 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2005-01-23
  2. NEP-FIN: Finance (2) 2004-12-12 2004-12-15. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (2) 2010-11-13 2011-03-05. Author is listed
  4. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2005-01-23
  5. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2011-03-05
  6. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2010-11-13
  7. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (4) 2005-01-23 2007-02-10 2010-11-13 2011-03-05. Author is listed
  8. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2005-01-23
  9. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2005-01-23

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