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Poverty Traps

Poverty Traps( )
Editor: Durlauf, Steven N.
Hoff, Karla
Bowles, Samuel
ISBN:978-0-691-12500-8
Publication Date:Mar 2006
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

Much popular belief--and public policy--rests on the idea that those born into poverty have it in their power to escape. But the persistence of poverty and ever-growing economic inequality around the world have led many economists to seriously question the model of individual economic self-determination when it comes to the poor. In Poverty Traps, Samuel Bowles, Steven Durlauf, Karla Hoff, and the book's other contributors argue that there are many conditions that may trap...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Poverty & Homelessness
Business & Economics / Development / Economic Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 2.223 Inches
Book Weight:1.062 Pounds



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