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Erik Thorbecke

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(50%) Department of Economics
Cornell University

Ithaca, New York (United States)
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RePEc:edi:decorus (more details at EDIRC)

(50%) Center for Analytic Economics
Department of Economics
Cornell University

Ithaca, New York (United States)
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Working papers

  1. Erik Thorbecke, 2018. "My journey through the history of development economics," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2018-138, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  2. Ouyang, Yusi & Shimeles, Abebe & Thorbecke, Erik, 2018. "Do Developing Countries Enjoy Faster Poverty Reduction as Their Initial Poverty Incidences Decline over Time? A Dynamic Panel Analysis," IZA Discussion Papers 11389, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Ouyang, Yusi & Shimeles, Abebe & Thorbecke, Erik, 2018. "Revisiting Cross-Country Poverty Convergence in the Developing World with a Special Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa," IZA Discussion Papers 11388, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  4. Erik Thorbecke, 2014. "The Structural Anatomy and Institutional Architecture of Inclusive Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2014-041, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. James E. Foster & Joel Greer & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "The Foster-Greer-Thorbecke (FGT) Poverty Measures: Twenty-Five Years Later," Working Papers 2010-14, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  6. Machiko Nissanke & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "Channels and Policy Debate in the Globalization-Inequality-Poverty Nexus," Working Papers id:3224, eSocialSciences.
  7. Erik Thorbecke, 2006. "The Evolution of the Development Doctrine, 1950-2005," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2006-155, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  8. Machiko Nissanke & Erik Thorbecke, 2006. "A Quest for Pro-Poor Globalization," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2006-46, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  9. Erik Thorbecke, 2004. "Conceptual and Measurement Issues in Poverty Analysis," WIDER Working Paper Series DP2004-04, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  10. Chambers, Robert & Petesch, Patti & Uphoff, Norman & Ravallion, Martin & Bourguignon, Francois & Sahn, David E. & Moser, Caroline & Barrett, Christopher B. & Booth, David & Rao, Vijayendra & Christiae, 2001. "Qualitative and Quantitative Poverty Appraisal: Complementarities, Tensions and the Way Forward," Working Papers 127652, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management.
  11. Mr. Erik Thorbecke & Mr. Hong-Sang Jung, 2001. "The Impact of Public Education Expenditure on Human Capital, Growth, and Poverty in Tanzania and Zambia: A General Equilibrium Approach," IMF Working Papers 2001/106, International Monetary Fund.
  12. Decaluwe, B. & Patry, A. & Savard, L. & Thorbecke, E., 1999. "Poverty Analysis Within a General Equilibrium Framework," Papers 9909, Laval - Recherche en Politique Economique.
  13. Thorbecke, E., 1996. "The AERC Research Programme: An Evaluation," Papers 21s, African Economic Research Consortium.
  14. Johnson, Stanley R. & Sengupta, Jati K. & Thorbecke, Erik, 1992. "Demand Analysis, Econometrics, and Policy Models," Staff General Research Papers Archive 574, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  15. Steven Keuning & Erik Thorbecke, 1989. "The Impact of Budget Retrenchment on Income Distribution in Indonesia (including Statistical Annex): A Social Accounting Matrix Application," OECD Development Centre Working Papers 3, OECD Publishing.
  16. Thorbecke, Erik, 1962. "Agrarian Reforms As A Conditioning Influence In Economic Growth," Miscellaneous Publications 149810, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.

Articles

  1. Erik Thorbecke, 2023. "The Interrelationships Among Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies, vol. 32(Supplemen), pages 81-86.
  2. Erik Thorbecke, 2023. "What Can Africa Learn from a Better Understanding of the Interaction among Growth, Inequality and Poverty in the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic?," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies, vol. 32(Supplemen), pages 34-43.
  3. Thorbecke, Erik & Ouyang, Yusi, 2022. "Towards A Virtuous Spiral Between Poverty Reduction And Growth: Comparing Sub Saharan Africa With The Developing World," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 152(C).
  4. Ouyang, Yusi & Shimeles, Abebe & Thorbecke, Erik, 2019. "Revisiting cross-country poverty convergence in the developing world with a special focus on Sub-Saharan Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 13-28.
  5. Andy McKay & Erik Thorbecke, 2019. "The anatomy of fragile states in Sub‐Saharan Africa: Understanding the interrelationship between fragility and indicators of wellbeing," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 23(3), pages 1073-1100, August.
  6. Erik Thorbecke & Yusi Ouyang, 2018. "Is the Structure of Growth Different in Sub-Saharan Africa?," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies, vol. 27(1), pages 66-91.
  7. Erik Thorbecke, 2016. "Inequality and the Trade-off between Efficiency and Equity," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(3), pages 460-464, July.
  8. Erik Thorbecke & Peter Cornelisse, 2014. "Exchange and Development," Revue d’économie du développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 22(HS01), pages 139-156.
  9. Erik Thorbecke, 2013. "The Interrelationship Linking Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies, vol. 22(suppl_1), pages -48, January.
  10. Erik Thorbecke & Peter Cornelisse, 2013. "Échange et développement," Revue d’économie du développement, De Boeck Université, vol. 21(4), pages 5-24.
  11. Erik Thorbecke, 2011. "A comment on multidimensional poverty indices," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 9(3), pages 485-487, September.
  12. Erik Thorbecke, 2011. "Book Review: Keijiro Otsuka, Jonna P. Estudillo, and Yasuyuki Sawada, eds. Rural Poverty and Income Dynamics in Asia and Africa. Routledge Studies in Development Economics. London: Routledge, 2009. Pp," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 59(2), pages 469-471.
  13. Nissanke, Machiko & Thorbecke, Erik, 2010. "Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America: Findings from Case Studies," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 38(6), pages 797-802, June.
  14. James Foster & Joel Greer & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "The Foster–Greer–Thorbecke (FGT) poverty measures: 25 years later," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 8(4), pages 491-524, December.
  15. Machiko Nissanke & Erik Thorbecke, 2008. "Introduction: Globalization–Poverty Channels and Case Studies from Sub-Saharan Africa," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 20(1), pages 1-19.
  16. Erik Thorbecke, 2008. "Book Reviews," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56(2), pages 481-484, January.
  17. Erik Thorbecke & Machiko Nissanke, 2008. "The Impact of Globalization on the Poor in Latin America," Economía Journal, The Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association - LACEA, vol. 0(Fall 2008), pages 153-196, August.
  18. Nissanke, Machiko & Thorbecke, Erik, 2006. "Channels and policy debate in the globalization-inequality-poverty nexus," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 34(8), pages 1338-1360, August.
  19. Thorbecke, Erik & Nissanke, Machiko, 2006. "Introduction: The impact of globalization on the world's poor," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 34(8), pages 1333-1337, August.
  20. B. Decaluwé & L. Savard & E. Thorbecke, 2005. "General Equilibrium Approach for Poverty Analysis: With an Application to Cameroon," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 17(2), pages 213-243.
  21. Thorbecke, Erik, 2004. "Economic and statistical significance: comments on "Size Matters"," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 33(5), pages 571-575, November.
  22. Germano Mwabu & Erik Thorbecke, 2004. "Rural Development, Growth and Poverty in Africa," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies, vol. 13(1), pages 16-65, July.
  23. Jung, Hong-Sang & Thorbecke, Erik, 2003. "The impact of public education expenditure on human capital, growth, and poverty in Tanzania and Zambia: a general equilibrium approach," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 25(8), pages 701-725, November.
  24. Stifel, David C. & Thorbecke, Erik, 2003. "A dual-dual CGE model of an archetype African economy: trade reform, migration and poverty," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 25(3), pages 207-235, April.
  25. Thorbecke, Erik, 2003. "Taiwan in the Global Economy. Edited by Peter C. Y. Chow. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002. Pp. xiii, 284. $67.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 63(2), pages 600-601, June.
  26. Thorbecke, Erik & Charumilind, Chutatong, 2002. "Economic Inequality and Its Socioeconomic Impact," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 30(9), pages 1477-1495, September.
  27. Thorbecke, Erik & Babcock, H. E., 2002. "Happiness and Economics: Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer; Princeton University Press, 2002, 220 pp., $24.95, ISBN 0-691-06998-0," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 31(5), pages 581-582.
  28. Erik Thorbecke & An‐Chi Tung & Henry Wan, Jr, 2002. "Industrial Targeting: Lessons from Past Errors and Successes of Hong Kong and Taiwan," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 25(8), pages 1047-1061, August.
  29. Ali Abdel Gadir Ali & Erik Thorbecke, 2000. "The State and Path of Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa: some Preliminary Results," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies, vol. 9(Supplemen), pages 9-40.
  30. Budy Resosudarmo & Erik Thorbecke, 1998. "Reducing the Number of Pesticide- Related Illnesses: The Impact on Household Incomes in Indonesia," Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 34(2), pages 143-157.
  31. Rodrigo, G. Chris & Thorbecke, Erik, 1997. "Sources of growth: A reconsideration and general equilibrium application to Indonesia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(10), pages 1609-1625, October.
  32. Thorbecke, Erik & Jung, Hong-Sang, 1996. "A multiplier decomposition method to analyze poverty alleviation," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 48(2), pages 279-300, March.
  33. Resosudarmo, Budy P. & Thorbecke, Erik, 1996. "The impact of environmental policies on household incomes for different socio-economic classes: The case of air pollutants in Indonesia," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(2), pages 83-94, May.
  34. Parikh, Alka & Thorbecke, Erik, 1996. "Impact of Rural Industrialization on Village Life and Economy: A Social Accounting Matrix Approach," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 44(2), pages 351-377, January.
  35. Thorbecke, Erik, 1993. "Impact of state and civil institutions on the operation of rural market and nonmarket configurations," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 591-605, April.
  36. de Janvry, Alain & Sadoulet, Elisabeth & Thorbecke, Erik, 1993. "Introduction," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 565-575, April.
  37. Thorbecke, Erik & Berrian, David, 1992. "Budgetary rules to minimize societal poverty in a general equilibrium context," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 189-205, October.
  38. Lewis, Blane D. & Thorbecke, Erik, 1992. "District-level economic linkages in Kenya: Evidence based on a small regional social accounting matrix," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 20(6), pages 881-897, June.
  39. Thorbecke, Erik, 1991. "Adjustment, growth and income distribution in Indonesia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 19(11), pages 1595-1614, November.
  40. Erik Thorbecke, 1990. "Williamson, Jeffrey G., and Vadiraj R. Panchamukhi, eds. The Balance between Industry and Agriculture in Economic Development. Proceedings of the Eighth World Congress of the International Economic As," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 72(2), pages 518-520.
  41. Morrisson, Christian & Thorbecke, Erik, 1990. "The concept of the agricultural surplus," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 18(8), pages 1081-1095, August.
  42. Erik Thorbecke, 1990. "Monke, Eric A., and Scott R. Pearson. The Policy Analysis Matrix for Agricultural Development. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 1989, xi + 279 pp., $35.00," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 72(2), pages 511-512.
  43. Adelman, Irma & Thorbecke, Erik, 1989. "Editors' introduction," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 17(9), pages 1317-1318, September.
  44. Thorbecke, Erik & Morrisson, Christian, 1989. "Institutions, policies and agricultural performance: A comparative analysis," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 17(9), pages 1485-1498, September.
  45. Khan, Haider A. & Thorbecke, Erik, 1989. "Macroeconomic effects of technology choice: Multiplier and structural path analysis within a SAM framework," Journal of Policy Modeling, Elsevier, vol. 11(1), pages 131-156.
  46. Santiago, Carlos E & Thorbecke, Erik, 1988. "A Multisectoral Framework for the Analysis of Labor Mobility and Development in LDCs: An Application to Postwar Puerto Rico," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 37(1), pages 127-148, October.
  47. Kyereme, Stephen S. & Thorbecke, Erik, 1987. "Food poverty profile and decomposition applied to Ghana," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 15(9), pages 1189-1199, September.
  48. Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1986. "A methodology for measuring food poverty applied to Kenya," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 59-74, November.
  49. Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1986. "Food Poverty Profile Applied to Kenyan Smallholders," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 35(1), pages 115-141, October.
  50. Foster, James & Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 52(3), pages 761-766, May.
  51. Defourny, Jacques & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "Structural Path Analysis and Multiplier Decomposition within a Social Accounting Matrix Framework," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 94(373), pages 111-136, March.
  52. Erik Thorbecke, 1981. "Helmers, F.L.C.H. Project Planning and Income Distribution. Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishing Co., 1979, 295 pp., price unknown," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 63(2), pages 403-404.
  53. Eric Crawford & Erik Thorbecke, 1980. "The Analysis of Food Poverty. An Dlustration from Kenya," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 19(4), pages 311-335.
  54. Erik Thorbecke, 1973. "Balassa, Bela (and associates), The Structure of Protection in Developing Countries, Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins Press, 1971, xviii + 375 pp. ($12.00)," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 55(4_Part_1), pages 683-684.
  55. Stephen E. McGaughey & Erik Thorbecke, 1973. "Project Seclection and Macroeconomic Objectives: Reply," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 55(1), pages 107-109.
  56. Thorbecke, Erik, 1973. "Sector Analysis and Models of Agriculture in Developing Countries," Food Research Institute Studies, Stanford University, Food Research Institute, vol. 12(1), pages 1-17.
  57. Stephen E. McGaughey & Erik Thorbecke, 1972. "Project Selection and Macroeconomic Objectives: A Methodology Applied to Peruvian Irrigation Projects," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 54(1), pages 32-40.

Chapters

  1. Erik Thorbecke, 2019. "The History and Evolution of the Development Doctrine, 1950–2017," Springer Books, in: Machiko Nissanke & José Antonio Ocampo (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Development Economics, chapter 3, pages 61-108, Springer.
  2. Erik Thorbecke, 2013. "Multidimensional Poverty: Conceptual and Measurement Issues," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Nanak Kakwani & Jacques Silber (ed.), The Many Dimensions of Poverty, chapter 1, pages 3-19, Palgrave Macmillan.
  3. Erik Thorbecke & Mari Pangestu, 1998. "The Institutional Foundations of Macroeconomic Stability: Indonesia versus Nigeria," International Economic Association Series, in: Yujiro Hayami & Masahiko Aoki (ed.), The Institutional Foundations of East Asian Economic Development, chapter 5, pages 106-143, Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Erik Thorbecke, 1989. "Planning Techniques for Social Justice," International Economic Association Series, in: Irma Adelman & Sylvia Lane (ed.), The Balance between Industry and Agriculture in Economic Development, chapter 4, pages 45-71, Palgrave Macmillan.
  5. Errol Grinols & Erik Thorbecke, 1980. "The Effects of Trade between the US and Developing Countries on US Employment," International Economic Association Series, in: Edmond Malinvaud & Jean-Paul Fitoussi (ed.), Unemployment in Western Countries, chapter 5, pages 101-138, Palgrave Macmillan.
  6. Erik Thorbecke & Alfred J. Field, 1973. "A Ten-Region Model of World Trade," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Willy Sellekaerts (ed.), International Trade and Finance, chapter 11, pages 221-261, Palgrave Macmillan.
  7. Erik Thorbecke, 1970. "Introduction to "The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development"," NBER Chapters, in: The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development, pages 3-12, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Erik Thorbecke & Alfred J. Field, 1970. "Relationships Between Agriculture, Nonagriculture, and Foreign Trade in the Development of Argentina and Peru," NBER Chapters, in: The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development, pages 165-218, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. McKay, Andrew & Thorbecke, Erik (ed.), 2015. "Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current and Emerging Issues," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198728450, Decembrie.
  2. Nissanke, Machiko & Thorbecke, Erik (ed.), 2010. "The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199584758, Decembrie.
  3. Peter A. Cornelisse & Erik Thorbecke, 2010. "Exchange and Development," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 14061, December.
  4. Erik Thorbecke, 1970. "The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number thor70-1, July.

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  1. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 1999-06-23 2018-04-30
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2018-04-30
  3. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2001-11-27
  4. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2001-11-27
  5. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 1999-06-23

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