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Kanbur, S. M. Ravi

Works: 434 works in 1,406 publications in 2 languages and 13,364 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor, Other, Honoree
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Most widely held works by S. M. Ravi Kanbur
Poverty and inequality by David B Grusky( Book )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together leading public intellectuals Amartya Sen, Martha C. Nussbaum, François Bourguignon, William J. Wilson, Douglas S. Massey, and Martha A. Fineman to take stock of current analytic understandings of poverty and inequality. Contemporary research on inequality has largely relied on conceptual advances several decades old, even though the basic structure of global inequality is changing in fundamental ways. The reliance on conventional poverty indices, rights-based approaches to poverty reduction, and traditional modeling of social mobility has left scholars and policymakers poorly equipped to address modern challenges. The contributors show how contemporary poverty is forged in neighborhoods, argue that discrimination in housing markets is a profound source of poverty, suggest that gender inequalities in the family and in the social evaluation of the caretaking role remain a hidden dimension of inequality, and develop the argument that contemporary inequality is best understood as an inequality in fundamental human capabilities. This book demonstrates in manifold ways how contemporary scholarship and policy must be recast to make sense of new and emerging forms of poverty and social exclusion
Linking the formal and informal economy : concepts and policies by Basudeb Guha-Khasnobis( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The concepts of formal and informal remain central to the theory and practice of development more than half a century after they were introduced into the debate. They help structure the way that statistical services collect data on the economies of developing countries, the development of theoretical and empirical analysis, and, most important, the formulation and implementation of policy. This volume brings together a significant new collection of studies on formality and informality in developing countries. The volume is multidisciplinary in nature, with contributions from anthropologists, economists, sociologists, and political scientists. It contains contributions from among the very best analysts in development studies. Between them the chapters argue for moving beyond the formal-informal dichotomy. Useful as it has proven to be, a more nuanced approach is needed in light of conceptual and empirical advances, and in light of the policy failures brought about by a characterization of the 'informal' as 'disorganized'. The wealth of empirical information in these studies, and in the literature more widely, can be used to develop guiding principles for intervention that are based on ground level reality."--Book cover
The future of development assistance : common pools and international public goods by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )

10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Development assistance is beset by two challenges; its past ineffectivenness in achieving the objectives of development and poverty reduction, and the emergence of a range of transnational problems affecting both developed and developing countries. How can aid be delivered more effectively? And how can it assist in international public goods which solve transnational problems? In this essay, the authors propose a twofold framework to guide development assistance: an approach to country-focused aid that would minimize coordination difficulties and enhance recipient country ownership, and a nuanced scheme for the provision of international public goods."--Jacket
Attacking poverty by World Bank( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Poor people live without fundamental freedoms of action and choice that the better-off take for granted. They often lack adequate food and shelter, education and health, deprivations that keep them from leading the kind of life that everyone values. They also face extreme vulnerability to ill health, economic dislocation, and natural disasters. And they are often exposed to ill treatment by institutions of the state and society and are powerless to influence key decisions affecting their lives. At the start of a new century, poverty remains a global problem of huge proportions. Of the world's 6 billion people, 2.8 billion live on less than $2 a day and 1.2 billion on less than $1 a day. Eight out of every 100 infants do not live to see their fifth birthday. Nine of every 100 boys and 14 of every 100 girls who reach school age do not attend school. Poverty is also evident in poor people's lack of political power and voice and in their extreme vulnerability to ill health, economic dislocation, personal violence and natural disasters. And the scourge of HIV/AIDS, the frequency and brutality of civil conflicts, and rising disparities between rich countries and the developing world have increased the sense of deprivation and injustice for many."--Http://
Trade and development in sub-Saharan Africa by J. H Frimpong-Ansah( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spatial inequality and development by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )

20 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is an introduction to spatial and regional inequality. Drawing on data from 25 countries from around the world, it examines the questions: What exactly is spatial inequality? Why does it matter? And what should be the policy response to it?"--Provided by publisher
Arguments for a better world : essays in honor of Amartya Sen by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanjay G. Reddy, Kevin Roberts, Ingrid Robeyns, Maurice Salles, Emma Samman, Cristina Santos, Thomas. M. Scanlon, Arjun Sengupta, Tae Kun Seo, Anthony Shorrocks, Ronald Smith, Rehman Sobhan, Robert M. Solow, Nicholas Stern, Frances Stewart, Joseph E. Stiglitz, S. Subramanian, Kotaro Suzumura, Alain Trannoy, Ashutosh Varshney, Sujata Visaria, Guanghua Wan, Jorgen W. Weibull, John A. Weymark, and Yongsheng Xu
Poverty dynamics : interdisciplinary perspectives by Tony Addison( Book )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book looks at poverty dynamics, or how individual experiences of poverty change over time. It includes work from anthropologists, economists, sociologists, & political scientists & combines qualitative & quantitative research approaches to help us understand of why some people remain poor while others escape
Spatial disparities in human development : perspectives from Asia( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Spatial disparities are a measure of the unequal distribution of income, wealth, power and resources between peoples in different locations. This book focuses on issues directly related to the Millennium Development Goals including conflict, poverty, and the causes and consequences of inequality. It applies the latest research techniques including regression-based decomposition, poverty decomposition and computable general equilibrium models."--Jacket
Gender aspects of the trade and poverty nexus : a macro-micro approach by Maurizio Bussolo( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender aspects of the trade and poverty nexus : an introduction and overview / Maurizio Bussolo and Rafael E. De Hoyos -- The gender effects of trade liberalization in developing countries : a review of the literature / Marzia Fontana -- Oil price shocks, poverty and gender : a social accounting matrix analysis for Kenya / Jean-Pascal Nganou, Juan Carlos Parra, and Quentin Wodon -- Exports and labor income by gender : a social accounting matrix analysis for Senegal / Ismael Fofana, Juan Carlos Parra, and Quentin Wodon -- Trade, growth, and gender in developing countries : a comparison of Ghana, Honduras, Senegal, and Uganda / John Cockburn [and others] -- Higher prices of export crops, intrahousehold inequality, and human capital accumulation in Senegal / Maurizio Bussolo, Rafael E. De Hoyos, and Quentin Wodon -- More coffee, more cigarettes? Coffee market liberalization, gender, and bargaining in Uganda / Jennifer Golan and Jann Lay -- Gender impacts of agricultural liberalization : evidence from Ghana / Charles Ackah and Jann Lay -- Can maquila booms reduce poverty? Evidence from Honduras / Rafael E. De Hoyos, Maurizio Bussolo, and Oscar Núñez
Labor markets in an era of adjustment by Susan Horton( Book )

22 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urbanization and development : multidisciplinary perspectives( Book )

14 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume presents a significant new collection of multidisciplinary papers focused on urbanization and its implications for development. It raises four questions: What is so special about the urban context? Why is urbanization and urban growth important to development? What are the strengths and limitations of our knowledge of urbanization and development from the policy perspective? How can a multidisciplinary perspective on the urban context add value to development research and policy?
The Oxford companion to the economics of China( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work provides a wide range of perspectives on the past, present, and future of the Chinese economy. The topics covered include: the China model, future prospects for China; China and the global economy; trade and the Chinese economy; macro-economics and finance; urbanization; industry and markets; agriculture and rural development; land, infrastructure and environment; population and Labour; dimensions of well-being and inequality; health, education, and gender equity; regional divergence in China; and a brief look at a selection of China's provinces
The economy of Ghana : analytical perspectives on stability, growth & poverty( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Ghana enters its second half-century, there is a perception of the failure of the economic and political system. This book analyses the reasons for this failure and sets out an agenda as the basis of the course that the nations' policy makers have to steer if Ghana is to fulfil the promise of its independence in 1957
Equity and growth in a globalizing world by Michael Spence( Book )

16 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equity within and between nations / Ravi Kanbur and Michael Spence -- The millennium development goals : an assessment / François Bourguignon ... [et al.] -- Globalization, growth, and distribution : framing the questions / Ravi Kanbur -- Investment efficiency and the distribution of wealth / Abhijit V. Banerjee -- Gender equality, poverty reduction, and growth : a Copernican quest / Andrew Morrison, Dhushyanth Raju, and Nistha Sinha -- Inequality of opportunity for education : Turkey / Francisco H.G. Ferreira and Jérémie Gignoux -- The (indispensable) middle class in developing countries / Nancy Birdsall -- Outlining a research agenda on the links between globalization and poverty / Ann Harrison and Margaret McMillan -- Global wage inequality and the international flow of migrants / Mark R. Rosenzweig -- International migration and development / Gordon H. Hanson -- The cliff at the border / Lant Pritchett
Poverty, inequality, and development : essays in honor of Erik Thorbecke by Alain De Janvry( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traditionally, there have been two strands in the analysis of poverty, inequality and development - a micro strand that focuses on individual behavior, welfare economics and the measurement of inequality and poverty; and a macro strand that analyzes economy-wide policies and the role of institutions. This unique volume brings together both strands in a series of essays written by leading experts in the field of economic development. Topics include measurement issues, micro-behavior determinants of poverty outcomes, economy-wide models in the SAM-CGE tradition and the institutional framework underlying macro policies. Alain de Janvry teaches agricultural and resource economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Ravi Kanbur teaches applied economics at Cornell University
Labour markets and economic development by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume looks at the links between the formal and informal labor market in developing and transition economies, working towards an accurate understanding of labour markets and analysing alternative policy proposals
Latin American urban development into the twenty first century : towards a renewed perspective on the city( Book )

10 editions published in 2012 in English and Italian and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 20th century witnessed global processes of urbanization on an unprecedented scale, to the extent that for the first time in human history more than half of the world's population now lives in urban areas. Latin America is the developing world's most urbanized region, with over 75 per cent of its population currently residing in towns and cities. As such, it in many ways arguably constitutes something of an 'urban laboratory'. Although many of its urbanization trends are regionally specific, there also exist clear commonalities with other regions of the world, and much can be learned from the Latin American experience and the future direction it is taking. This volume presents an original collection of studies drawn from a range of disciplines that highlight some of the key issues regarding the changing nature of contemporary urban life in Latin America, and the consequences of its transformation for development more generally."--Descripción del editor
Urbanisation in India : challenges, opportunities and the way forward by Isher Judge Ahluwalia( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Linking the formal and informal economy : concepts and policiesThe future of development assistance : common pools and international public goodsAttacking povertySpatial inequality and developmentArguments for a better world : essays in honor of Amartya SenPoverty dynamics : interdisciplinary perspectivesSpatial disparities in human development : perspectives from AsiaGender aspects of the trade and poverty nexus : a macro-micro approach