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Readings in Development Economics, Volume II: Emprical Microeconomics

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  • Pranab Bardhan

    (University of California, Berkeley)

  • Christopher Udry

    () (Yale University)

Abstract

These two volumes of readings attempt to bring some degree of structure to a relatively diffuse field. Because of the sheer volume of high-quality work in development economics research, they are intended as a sampling of work at the frontier of the field, rather than as a comprehensive overview. Volume II: Empirical Microeconomics focuses on empirical work. Topics covered include the relationship between wages and health, the role of human capital and demographic change, the internal structure of households, information imperfections in factor markets, the permanent income hypothesis, the possibility of Pareto-efficient allocation of risk in villages, and the relationship between property rights and investment decisions.

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  • Pranab Bardhan & Christopher Udry, 2000. "Readings in Development Economics, Volume II: Emprical Microeconomics," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262522837, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:mtp:titles:0262522837
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    1. Carlos Daniel Ruiz Pérez, 2011. "Sobre la existencia de renta compartida bajo restricción de liquidez ex-post," Undergraduate theses (Spanish) tesl002, CIDE, División de Economía.

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    Keywords

    development economics; wages; health; human capital; demographic change; factor markets; permanent income hypothesis; property rights; investment decisions;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development

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