Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
 
 

Author Name    Pranab Bardhan

Title   Scarcity, Conflicts, and Cooperation

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New Delhi, India Oxford University Press 2005

ISBN    0195676793 / 9780195676792

Seller ID   014003

This institutional framework of an economy defines opportunities for individuals, determines the business climate, and shapes the incentives and organizations for collective action by local communities in resolving their common problems. Institutional failures, weak accountability mechanisms, and missed opportunies for cooperative problem-solving are the main themes of the book, with the role of distributive conflicts in the persistence of dysfunctional institutions a common thread. Special iss ues taken up include the institutions for securing property rights and resolving coordination failures the structural basis of power commitment devices and political accountability the complex relationship between democracy and poverty (with examples from India, where both have been durable) decentralization and devolution of power persistence of corruption ethnic conflicts and impediments to collective action (including a study of cooperation in irrigation in Tamil Nadu). The essays are important for understanding the development process and the problems of governance and institutional change in developing countries with issues examined often in the empirical context of India Printed Pages: 318.

Scarcity Conflicts

Price = 14.45 USD


Books of related interest
Money and Finance in the Indian Economy
Mihir Rakshit
15.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Governance of Water: Institutional Alternatives and Political Economy
Vishwa Ballabh (ed.)
21.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Analysing Social Opposition to Reforms: The Electricity Sector in India
V. Santhakumar
13.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Contested Commons: Conversations Between Economists and Anthropologists
Pranab Bardhan and Ishay Ray (eds)
17.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Inequality, Cooperation, and Environmental Sustainability
Jean-Marie Baland, Pranab Bardhan, and Samuel Bowles (eds)
18.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Globalization and Egalitarian Redistribution
Pranab Bardhan, Samuel Bowles, and Michael Wallerstein (eds)
15.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Bibliotheca Indica: A Collection of Oriental Works: Volume 7: Nos. 24, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31: The Isa, Kena, Katha, Prasna, Munda, Mandukya Upanishads with the Commentary of Sankara Acharya, and the Gloss of Ananda Giri
E. Roer (ed.)
40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Cultivated Plants and Domesticated Animals in Their Migration from Asia to Europe: Historico-linguistic Studies (Amsterdam Classics in Linguistics Series: Volume 7)
Victor Hehn
75.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Imitation and the Image of Man (Cultura Ludens: Imitation and Play in Western Culture Series: Volume 3)
James S. Hans
40.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

From Logic to Rhetoric (Pragmatics & Beyond Series: Volume VII:3)
Michel Meyer
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Prolegomena to Inferential Discourse Processing (Pragmatics & Beyond Series: Volume V:2)
Roger G. Van De Velde
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Archaeology of the Anglo-Saxon Settlements
E. Thurlow Leeds with an Introduction By J.N.L. Myres
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2016. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie