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$50.50 • £40.95 • €45.50

ISBN 9780674765269

Publication Date: 09/15/1997

Short

560 pages

6 x 9 inches

23 tables, 18 line illustrations

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Resources, Values and Development contains many of Amartya Sen’s path-breaking contributions to development economics, including papers on resource allocation in nonwage systems, investment planning, shadow pricing, employment policy, and welfare economics.

Awards & Accolades

  • Amartya Sen Is a 2011 National Humanities Medal Winner
  • Amartya Sen Is Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics
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