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Erik Thorbecke

ERIK THORBECKE is the H.E. Babcock Professor of Economics Emeritus, Graduate School Professor and former Director of the Program on Comparative Economic Development at Cornell University, USA. He has published extensively in the areas of economic and agricultural development, the measurement and analysis of poverty and malnutrition, the Social Accounting Matrix and general equilibrium modelling, and international economics. The Foster-Greer-Thorbecke poverty measure has been adopted almost universally by international organizations and researchers doing empirical work on poverty.

Works

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Globalization and the Poor in Asia
Can Shared Growth be Sustained?

Palgrave Macmillan
Asia is widely regarded as having benefited most from the dynamic growth effect of the recent wave of globalization. By examining mechanisms at work in the...
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The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor
Transmission Mechanisms

Palgrave Macmillan
While the economic opportunities offered by globalization can be large, a question is often raised as to whether the actual distribution of gains is fair, in...
Erik Thorbecke

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