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1. Spence, A. Michael (born 1943)

Michael Spence is a pioneer in the economics of information. His most famous work is on signalling. Spence's fundamental insight is that individuals can ...

By Edward Lazear. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. education in developing countries

In many developing countries, children complete few years of schooling and learn little during their time in school. There are many estimation problems ...

By Paul Glewwe. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. education production functions

The accumulated economic analysis of education suggests that current provision of schooling is very inefficient. Commonly purchased inputs to schools ...

By Eric A. Hanushek. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. exit and voice

Exit and voice are alternative responses to an unsatisfactory relationship: exit is the withdrawal from it, voice is the attempt to improve it through ...

By Albert O. Hirschman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. political economy legacy of institutions from the classical period of Islam

This article describes the core political and economic institutions of Muslim societies during Islam’s ‘classical’ period. We argue that the reliance of ...

By Lisa Blaydes and Eric Chaney. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2016

6. Colquhoun, Patrick (1745–1820)

Colquhoun was born in Dundee. A successful early career in business led to the position of Lord Provost of Glasgow in 1782 and 1783. In 1789 Colquhoun ...

By D.P. O'Brien. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. nutrition and development

The nutritional status of children and adults is primarily determined by consumption of foodstuffs that contain macronutrients and micronutrients and ...

By Paul Glewwe. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. child labour

According to latest available estimates, somewhere between 14 to 18 per cent of all children between the ages of 5 and 14 years in the world are labourers. ...

By Kaushik Basu. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. Schultz, T.W. (1902–1998)

Theodore W. Schultz transformed the study of agricultural economics and economic growth and development. He made seminal contributions advocating the ...

By James R. Walker. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. Peacock, Alan T. (1922–2014)

The central concern of Alan Peacock’s work was in public finance. He defended the traditions of classical liberal political economy against the claims ...

By Martin Ricketts. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2015