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Labor and poverty

Lipton, Michael.

Labor and poverty

by Lipton, Michael.

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty.,
  • Unemployment.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 137-148.

    StatementMichael Lipton.
    SeriesWorld Bank staff working papers ;, no. 616, World Bank staff working paper ;, no. 616.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.P6 L55 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. ;
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3177406M
    ISBN 100821302663
    LC Control Number83019875

    Earnings Capacity, Poverty, and Inequality describes the development and application of a way to measure economic status that will avoid some mistakes occurring in methods of measurement. The book reviews the concept of earnings capacity . Books & the Arts; , Issue; From Progress to Poverty: America’s Long Gilded Age Progress and Poverty The America that emerged out .

    Books shelved as child-labor: Iqbal by Francesco D'Adamo, Boys Without Names by Kashmira Sheth, I Like, I Don't Like by Anna Baccelliere, The Bitter Side. This volume presents 28 essays on poverty by some of the leading experts in the field of economics. The book is divided into three sections, beginning with an essay about how poverty is measured. The first section is about the causes of poverty and its persistence, and the ideas range from the impact of colonialism and globalization to the problems of “excessive” Author: Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee.

      The Truly Disadvantaged, written by Harvard professor William Julius Wilson, was first published in and significantly impacted the debate about the causes of urban (ghetto) poverty and potential public policy sor Wilson argued fundamentally that changes in the structure of the U.S. economy were the primary drivers of increased social and Author: Wilmot Allen. Child Labor Laws and Poverty Mandatory child labor will only cease when parents have the means to support their children. Passing child labor laws in “third world” poor countries will not solve the problem, but will only lead to starvation — which is .


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