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Behrman, Jere Richard 1940-

Works: 380 works in 894 publications in 3 languages and 11,192 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HB51, 338.9
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Most widely held works by Jere Richard Behrman
The social benefits of education by Jere Richard Behrman( )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Those papers, revised and updated, are collected here. Kenneth J. Arrow provides perspective on education and preference formation, and Jere R. Behrman considers general conceptual ad measurement issues in assessing the social benefits of education and policies related to education. These issues are taken up by experts in four fields - health, parenting, the environment, and crime. The introduction and conclusion provide an overview, discuss directions for future studies, and address three common themes: measurement issues regarding what we mean by education and its benefits; basic analytical issues in assessing the impact of education on these social benefits using behavioral data; and whether the social benefits of education justify public policy interventions
Handbook of development economics by Hollis Burnley Chenery( Book )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook organizes chapters by sets of policies that are important components of discussions about how to facilitate development. In each chapter, authors identify and discuss the relevant theoretical and empirical literature that describes the fundamental problems that the policies seek to remedy or ameliorate, as well as the literature that evaluates the effects of the policies. It presents an accurate, self-contained survey of the current state of the field. It summarizes the most recent discussions, and elucidates new developments. Although original material is also included, the main aim is the provision of comprehensive and accessible surveys
Who's in and who's out : social exclusion in Latin America by Jere Richard Behrman( )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chile by Jere Richard Behrman( Book )

12 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The right skills for the job? : rethinking training policies for workers( )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating jobs and increasing productivity are at the top of agenda for policymakers across the world. Knowledge accumulation and skills are recognized as central in this process. More-educated workers not only have better employment opportunities, earn more, and have more stable and rewarding jobs, but also they are more adaptable and mobile. Workers who acquire more skills also make other workers and capital more productive and, within the firm, they facilitate the adaptation, adoption, and ultimately invention of new technologies. This is crucial to enable economic diversification, productivity growth, and ultimately raise the standards of living of the population. This report brings new ideas on how to build and upgrade job relevant skills, focusing on three types of training programs relevant for individuals who are leaving the formal general schooling system or are already in the labor market: pre-employment technical and vocational education and training (TVET); on-the-job training (OJT); and training-related active labor market programs (ALMPs). Several previous studies have discussed some of the flaws in current systems and outlined options for reform. As a consequence, there has been a shift away from the investment in pre-vocational training courses to programs to improve access to and the quality of general secondary education. There have also been calls to encourage a stronger involvement of the private sector in the provision of training, together with increased emphasis in the quality and relevance of the content. One result has been a push to rethink the governance and financing arrangements of training institutions. But overall policies at these three levels of the training systems remain disconnected and there has not been an integrated framework linking them to the market and government failures that need to be addressed. This book makes two important contributions. First, it takes an in-depth look at the types of market and government failures that can result in underinvestment in training or the supply of skills that are not immediately relevant to the labor market. Second, building on the analysis of the limitations of both markets and governments and the results of case studies and recent impact evaluations, the report develops new ideas to improve the design and performance of current training systems
Macroeconomic policy in a developing country : the Chilean experience by Jere Richard Behrman( Book )

15 editions published in 1977 in 3 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Econometric modeling of world commodity policy by F. G Adams( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supply response in underdeveloped agriculture. A case study of four major annual crops in Thailand, 1937-1963 by Jere Richard Behrman( Book )

23 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commodity exports and economic development : the commodity problem and policy in developing countries by F. Gerard Adams( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commodity problem, development goals, and policies; Review of previous studies of the impact of the commodity problem on developing-country goal attainment; An integrated econometric approach to the commodity problem and economic development - preview, country and commodity selection, and country sketches; Macroeconometric models for project countries; Microeconometric models of the primary-commodity-producing sectors; Econometric models of international commodity markets; The impact of fluctuations in international commodity markets on goal attainment in developing countries; The impact of secular movements in international commodity markets on goal attainment in developing countries; Policy responses to the commodity problem; The commodity problem, goal attainment, and policies in developing countries: conclusions
Econometric models of world agricultural commodity markets : cocoa, coffee, tea, wool, cotton, sugar, wheat, rice by F. Gerard Adams( Book )

12 editions published between 1976 and 1979 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commodity market models in the world economy. General specification of the commodity. Econometric estimates of commodity models. Econometric model performance over. Econometric model multiplier simulations
Socioeconomic success : a study of the effects of genetic endowments, family environment, and schooling( Book )

10 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From parent to child : intrahousehold allocations and intergenerational relations in the United States by Jere Richard Behrman( Book )

9 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In allocating scarce resources, parents face a trade-off between equity and efficiency, between the competing desires to equalize the wealth of their children and to maximize the sum of their earnings. Building critically on the seminal work of Gary Becker, From Parent to Child integrates careful modeling of household behavior with systematic empirical testing, and will appeal to anyone interested in the economics of the family
Development, the international economic order, and commodity agreements by Jere Richard Behrman( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicle of a myth foretold : the Washington Consensus in Latin America( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human resources in Latin America and the Caribbean by Jere Richard Behrman( Book )

7 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Within the emerging Latin American consensus on development, human resource investments are considered essential for reducing poverty and integrating economic growth and social reform. Investing in people enables work forces to adapt to rapidly changing markets and share in the benefits of economic growth. Human Resources in Latin America and the Caribbean examines investments across the region in education, training, health and nutrition. The book points to the impact of human resource investment on productivity and income distribution, and examines how changes in human resource policies - particularly those affecting the delivery of social services - could substantially improve returns in several key areas of development. Although a survey finds Latin America's human resources fare relatively well by international comparison - with high investment levels in some countries associated historically with good macroeconomic performance - important gaps and inadequate investment in recent years are cause for concern
Short-term macroeconomic policy in Latin America by Conference on Planning and Short-Term Macroeconomic Policy in Latin America( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Causes, correlates and consequences of death among older adults : some methodological approaches and substantive analyses by Jere Richard Behrman( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Causes, Correlates, and Consequences of Death Among Older Adults considers an integrated approach to investigating determinants of and correlates of mortality in the United States - integrating modeling, micro data, and modern econometric techniques. A number of examples of applications are included, with some explorations of the robustness of the results under alternative assumptions. The basic purpose of this text is to increase our knowledge of mortality and to illustrate how such an integrated approach can further our knowledge of mortality and related phenomena
Handbook of development economics by Hollis Burnley Chenery( )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For this Handbook authors known to have different views regarding the nature of development economics have been selected. The Handbook is organised around the implications of different sets of assumptions and their associated research programs. It is divided into three volumes, each with three parts which focus on the broad processes of development. This third volume of the Handbook of Development Economics employs rigorous theoretical and empirical frameworks. It focuses on policy and includes material from unpublished and not generally available sources. In particular, it covers analytical and policy issues arising from the collapse of the paradigm of development based on import-substituting-industrialization in most developing countries; and the demise of centrally planned economies of Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. The volume also deals with the increasing recognition of the importance of micro behavioral responses to a range of incentives and unobserved factors both for analysis and for policy formulation. It discusses the ongoing process of economic reforms in developing countries by reducing state involvement in the economy through privatization, opening up the economy much more to foreign trade and investment and allowing market forces and the private sector to guide resource allocation to a much greater extent. As well as updating developments on topics which were included in the earlier volumes, this Handbook also includes different topics, such as econometric and other empirical modeling tools for development analysis and the role of technology in the development process. As in the previous volumes of the series, the chapters in this Handbook provide self-contained surveys summarizing not only received knowledge but also recent developments. Each chapter is also a definitive source, reference and teaching supplement for use by researchers and advanced graduate students
Towards a better global economy : policy implications for citizens worldwide in the twenty-first century by Franklin Allen( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the factors that are most likely to facilitate the process of beneficial economic growth in low-, middle-, and high-income countries. It examines past, present, and future economic growth; demographic changes; the hyperglobalization of trade; the effect of finance on growth; climate change and resource depletion; and the sense of global citizenship and the need for global governance in order to draw longer-term implications, identify policy options for improving the lives of average citizens around the world, and make the case for the need to confront new challenges with truly global policy responses. The book documents how demographic changes, convergence, and competition are likely to bring about massive shifts in the sectoral and geographical composition of global output and employment, as the center of gravity of the global economy moves toward Asia and emerging economies elsewhere. It shows that the legacies of the 2008-09 crisis--high unemployment levels, massive excess capacities, and high debt levels--are likely to reduce the standard of living of millions of people in many countries over a long period of adjustment and that fluctuations in international trade, financial markets, and commodity prices, as well as the tendency of institutions at both the national and international level to favor the interests of the better-off and more powerful pose substantial risks for citizens of all countries."--Publisher description
Handbook of development economics( Book )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The social benefits of education
Handbook of development economicsFrom parent to child : intrahousehold allocations and intergenerational relations in the United StatesChronicle of a myth foretold : the Washington Consensus in Latin AmericaCauses, correlates and consequences of death among older adults : some methodological approaches and substantive analysesHandbook of development economicsHandbook of development economics
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Behrman, J.

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Behrman, J. R. 1940-

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Behrman, Jere Richard 1940-

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