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Ethiopian famines 1973-1985

Gopalkrishna Kumar

Ethiopian famines 1973-1985

a case-study.

by Gopalkrishna Kumar

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Published by World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English


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SeriesWIDER working paper -- 26
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Open LibraryOL13924514M

This volume, the second of three addressing a wide range of policy issues relating to the role of public action in combating hunger and deprivation in the modern world, deals primarily with famine prevention--paying special attention to sub-Saharan Africa. Topics covered include the characteristics and causal antecedents of famines and endemic deprivation, the interconnections between economic and political factors, the role of social relations and the family, the special problems of women's deprivation, the connection between food consumption and other indicators of living standards, and the.

Book Reviews Book Reviews The entitlement approach to starvation and famines concentrates on the ability of people to command food through the legal means available in the society, including the use of production possibilities, trade opportunities vis-d-vis the state, and other methods of acquiringfood. A person starves either because he does not have the ability to command. This volume is the second of three addressing a wide range of policy issues relating to the role of public action in combating hunger and deprivation in the modern world. It deals with the background nutritional, economic, social, and political aspects of the problem of world 2 deals with famine prevention, paying particular attention to sub-Saharan Africa.

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Ethiopian famines 1973-1985 by Gopalkrishna Kumar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ethiopian famines, Helsinki, Finland: World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Gopalakrishna Kumar.

ETHIOPIAN FAMINES A CASE-STUDY Gopalakrishna Kumar* Balliol College Oxford 1. Introduction With the notable exception of sub-Saharan Africa, global food production has in recent years been keeping abreast of population increase; malnutrition is yet endemic amongst the poor in the developing world today.

This chapter examines the famines of Ethiopia during the periodwith its rather bleak and gloomy situation. Though a decline in food availability played a major role in the famines, it is shown that the distributional effects were crucial and were different in nature for various occupation groups.

The chapter also explores the demographic and social impacts of famines. Ethiopian Famines A Case-Study Gopalakrishna Kumar More Working Paper | Ethiopian Famines ; 4. Modelling an Early Warning System for Famines Meghnad Desai 5.

Market Responses to Anti-Hunger Policies: Effects on Wages, Prices and Employment. Gopalakrishna Kumar, Ethiopian Famines, — a case study (Oxford, November ), United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research.

Ethiopian famines, a case-study. Request This. Author Kumar, Gopalakrishna. Title Ethiopian famines, a case-study / Gopalakrishna Kumar. Format Book Published Helsinki, Finland: World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University, [] Description 64 p.: maps ; 22 cm.

Downloadable. The paper studies the experience of Ethiopia with regard to the two major famines the country has witnessed in the last fifteen years. It is argued that the entitlements approach developed by Amartya Sen provides a useful analytical framework within which to place the experience of Ethiopia during the famines of and even though these crises were largely caused by.

This book is the second of three volumes. Every year millions of people are losing their lives around the world, undeterred by the widespread opulence and remarkably higher per capita income, because of sporadic famines, endemic undernourishment, and destitution; let alone those hundreds of millions leading lives of never-ending vulnerability and want.

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3: Ethiopian Famines A Case-Study Introduction References "Ethiopian Famines A Case Study," by B. Kumar and 'The Food Crisis in Africa: A Comparative Structural Analysis," by Jean-Phillipe Platteau. In addition, there are two general articles of immediate and direct relevance to Africa.

They are: "Modelling an Early Warning System for Famines," by. Kumar, B.G. () "Ethiopian Famines ; a case study" in J Dreze and a. Sen (eds) The Political Economy of Hunger 2 Oxford, Clarendon Press.

Mahalanobis, P.C. "Recent experiments in statistical sampling in the Indian Statistical Institute." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Part iv, pp   While the entitlement approach is a useful tool in a disaggregated impact analysis, several scholars have argued that the entitlement approach devotes insufficient analytical attention to issues of food production, legal structures and socio-political by: 1.

Jean Dreze: Famine prevention in India; Jeane Dreze: Famine prevention in Africa; B.G. Kumar: Ethiopian famines a case study; Meghnad Desai: Modelling an early warning system for famines; Martin Ravallion: Market responses to anti-hunger policies: effects on wages, prices and employment; Jean-Philippe Platteau: The food crisis in Africa: a comparative/5(3).

This volume is the second of three addressing a wide range of policy issues relating to the role of public action in combating hunger and deprivation in the modern world. It deals with the background nutritional, economic, social, and political aspects of the problem of world hunger.

Data for Ethiopian regions (Kumar,p. ) show an average shortfall of per-capita grain production in – compared to of x= A reasonable conclusion from our representation of Pharaoh’s maximization is that x≤, i.e. that the decline in the harvest was no more than two-thirds.

This decline in production is Cited by: 2. Rural vulnerability to famine in Ethiopia, / Mesfin Wolde Mariam. Format Book Published London: Intermediate Technology Publications, Description xii, p.: ill., maps ; 22 cm. Notes Includes bibliographies and index.

Subject headings Famines--Ethiopia. Agricultural conservation. How ‘grievous’ was the biblical famine. February ; A History of Ancient Egypt Ethiopian famines – a case study The Political Economy of Hunger Book Review: Beginnings Author: Daniel Hamermesh.

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Kumar -- Modelling an early warning system for famines. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Camille Sutter. Kumar, G. () ‘Ethiopian Famines – A Case-Study’, WIDER Working Paper No.

26, November. Google Scholar MacArthur, W. A. ( []) ‘Medical History of the Famine’, in Edwards and Williams (), The Great Famine: Studies in Irish History (Dublin: Browne and Nolan, pp. –Author: Cormac Ó Gráda.Get this from a library!

The political economy of hunger. Vol. 2, Famine prevention. [Jean Drèze; Amartya Sen; World Institute for Development Economics Research.;] -- Part of a major report on world hunger instigated by the World Institute for Development Economics Research, this volume deals with possible solutions to the problem of regular outbreaks of famine in.use the following search parameters to narrow your results: subreddit:subreddit find submissions in "subreddit" author:username find submissions by "username" site: find .