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External imbalances, famines, and entitlements

Derseh Endale

External imbalances, famines, and entitlements

a case study

by Derseh Endale

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Published by World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University in Helsinki, Finland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Debts, External -- Ethiopia.,
  • Famines -- Ethiopia.,
  • Ethiopia -- Foreign economic relations.,
  • Ethiopia -- Economic conditions -- 1974-,
  • Ethiopia -- Economic policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDerseh Endale.
    SeriesWIDER working papers -- no. 103, WIDER working papers -- WP 103.
    ContributionsEconomics Colloquium (1992 : University of Helsinki)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21208614M

    Furthermore, in their book Hunger and Public Action (), Drèze and Sen extend the analysis from food entitlements, i.e. the set alternative bundles of food items over which a person can have command, to broader entitlements, i.e. the set alternative bundles of commodities such as drinkable water or services such as sanitation and health Cited by: Amartya Sen. Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation. Oxford: Clarendon Press, , pages, $ This book has two rather contrasting aims. One is to give a more convincing explanation of modern famines, the other to elaborate a formal theory of "entitlement". Sen hopes, of course, that the second.

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External imbalances, famines, and entitlements by Derseh Endale Download PDF EPUB FB2

EXTERNAL IMBALANCES, FAMINES AND ENTITLEMENTS: ACASE STUDY 1. Introduction: Motivation: Famines in Sub-Saharan Africa and in particular the case study country - Ethiopia - have been recurrent features of the past two decades. Different writers have, depending on the information available to them, generated different perceptions of the : Derseh Endale.

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OpenURL. Abstract. on 18 September I am grateful to the seminar participants for comments received. Keyphrases.

external imbalance case study seminar participant Powered by. External Imbalances, Famines And Entitlements A Case Study The study proceeded by broadly categorizing the various defects of the economy as manifestations of two disequilibria in the system.

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External Imbalances, Famines And Entitlements: A Case Study. By Derseh Endale. Abstract. (external link) Suggested articles. To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.

Author: Derseh Endale. The present state of the world economy can be characterized by the following major external and internal imbalances: (i) large differences in current account positions, which are not sustainable; (ii) Author: H.

Onno Ruding. As a concept, famine has made a long journey from crude Malthusian arguments about ‘overpopulation’ to current debates that focus on hazards, entitlements, and the political and entitlements book of food.

The concept of entitlement is used throughout Hunger and Public Action, following Sen's book External imbalances and Famines (a). A person's entitlements over some time period are the various consumption bundles that are legally attain-able from that person's initial.

External Balance A situation in which the money a country brings in from exports is roughly equal to the money it spends on imports. That is, external balance occurs when the current account is neither excessively positive nor excessively negative. An external balance implies capital movement.

That is, a country needs to have both imports and exports to Missing: famines. Get this from a library. External imbalances, famines, and entitlements: a case study. [Derseh Endale]. Famine - Famine - Entitlement failure: In the late 20th century the work of the Indian economist Amartya Sen led to a major reorientation in the study of famines.

In works such as Poverty and Famines (), Sen challenged the prevailing “FAD hypothesis,” the assumption that total food-availability decline (FAD) is the central cause of all famines.

So, to the book’s great credit, is the famine’s aftermath – right through to the present. Applebaum’s suggestion that the famine’s impact on demography and political thinking remains of significance today in both Russia and Ukraine is likely to be regarded as among the more controversial aspects of the book, but her case is well made/5().

The causes of famine - A refutation of Professor Sen's theory Peter Bowbrick1 ABSTRACT This article argues that Sen's theory of famine will lead to the wrong diagnosis and the wrong remedies for famine and will therefore worsen the situation.

His analysis of the Bengal famine is a case in point. It is, based on unreliable and inaccurate by: Traditionally, famines are thought to be caused by re-duction in food output or a population outgrowing its regional carrying capacity.

In this perception, the opera-tive cause of famine is an imbalance of population with re-spect to food supply (and could thus be solved by popula-tion control methods). Famine could also come from theFile Size: KB. Understanding and Preventing Famine and Famine Mortality Jeremy Swift* Summary Famine prevention is possible but requires, among other things, a better theoretical basis, building on comparative, interdisciplinary and historical research.

Key aspects of that task concern, first, the relationship between starvation, disease and death. academics analysing the link between external imbalances and public finances in the EU. These contributions show in particular that the build-up of external imbalances in the EU and the euro area during the decade preceding the financial crisis may have signalled contingent budgetary risks through a number of macroeconomic and microeconomicFile Size: 1MB.

T he Bengal famine of cost the lives of at least 3 million people. In the Soviet Union’s multiyear famines beginning inandit’s estimated that as many as 19 million died. The famine in China from to resulted in around 30 million deaths. Various famines in Western Europe associated with the Fall of the Western Roman Empire and its sack by Alaric I.

Between and AD, the population of the city of Rome fell by over 90%, mainly because of famine and plague. Extreme weather events of – Famine in Arabia during the Caliphate of Umar ibn al-Khattab. Amartya Sen has some serious academic achievements, he's regarded as one of the worlds leading experts on famines, and the book had high ambitions.

The Idea of Justice, not even Rothbard could've come up with a more powerful and impressive name for a book. Understandably, I expected a philosophical treatise on, well, the idea of justice.4/5(). The methods of accounting for gas imbalances are the entitlement method, the sales method, or a combination of both methods.

Under the entitlement method, revenues are reported based on the owner's share of production, and the receivable or deferred revenue account reflects the differences between the amount an owner has been paid and the owner's share of the actual quantities produced Missing: famines.The book also addresses the role played by traders and speculators during famines more generally, invoking evidence from famines in France, Ireland, Finland, Malawi, Niger, and Somalia since the.Conditions associated with famine.

Famines, like wars and epidemics, have occurred from ancient times, achieving biblical proportions not only in biblical times but throughout es from the 20th century include the Chinese famine of –61, which resulted in 15–30 million deaths, the Ethiopian famine of –85, which caused approximately 1 million deaths but affected more.