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  1. Uniting on Food Assistance

    The Case for Transatlantic Cooperation

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett, Julia Steets, Andrea Binder

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    This book chronicles the most essential causes and implications of these trends, which have expanded international food assistance well beyond the simple shipment of donated food aid commodities. We pay particular attention to how these trends shape and are shaped by European Union (EU) and United...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Agricultural Development

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Development Studies

    Virtually all national cases of rapid, widespread progress from poverty to wealth have been causally associated with the transformation of agricultural systems. From eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe and North America to late twentieth-century East Asia, striking increases in agricultural...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Overseas Research II

    A Practical Guide

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Jeffrey Cason

    Researchers in developing countries often find that the particular country in which they work presents a range of unforeseen challenges. Indeed, their ability to carry out effective scholarship is often highly dependent on these factors. The great differences between working in countries as varied...

    Published February 25th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Understanding and Reducing Persistent Poverty in Africa

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett, Peter D. Little, Michael Carter

    Prior work has shown that there is a significant amount of turnover amongst the African poor as households exit and enter poverty. Some of this mobility can be attributed to regular movement back and forth in response to exogenous variability in climate, prices, health, etc. ('churning'). Other...

    Published December 24th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Development Economics

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Development Studies

    Development economics is in many senses the most fundamental field within the discipline of economics, focused on understanding how resource allocation, human behaviour, institutional arrangements, and private and public policy jointly influence the evolution of the human condition. As the opening...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Social Economics of Poverty

    Edited by Christopher B. Barrett

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    A unique analysis of the moral and social dimensions of microeconomic behaviour in developing countries, this book calls into question standard notions of rationality and many of the assumptions of neo-classical economics, and shows how these are inappropriate in communities with widespread...

    Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  7. Food Aid After Fifty Years

    Recasting its Role

    By Christopher B. Barrett, Dan Maxwell

    Series: Priorities for Development Economics

    This book analyzes the impact food aid programmes have had over the past fifty years, assessing the current situation as well as future prospects. Issues such as political expediency, the impact of international trade and exchange rates are put under the microscope to provide the reader with a...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

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