Work behavior of the world's poor : theory, evidence, and policy / Mohammed Sharif.

By: Sharif, Mohammed
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2003Description: ix, 180 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0754630668 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Wages -- Statistical methods | Agricultural wages -- Statistical methods | Hours of labor -- Statistical methods | Cost and standard of living -- Statistical methods | Poverty -- Statistical methods | Working class -- Statistical methods | Labor policy -- Statistical methods | Economic policy -- Statistical methodsDDC classification: 331.54 LOC classification: HD4915 | .S5 2003Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Foreword / Professor Paul P. Streeten -- The 'Perverse Behavior' Hypothesis--Issues for Investigation -- Inverted 'S'--The Complete Neoclassical Labor Supply Function -- Poverty and the Forward Falling Labor Supply Function--A Microeconomic Analysis -- A Technique for Estimating a Direct Utility Function -- Landholdings, Living Standards, and Labor Supply Functions--Evidence from a Poor Agrarian Economy -- Working Poor Unemployment and Wage Rigidity--Evidence of Economic Distress -- Forward Falling Labor Supply--Implications for Wage Rigidity, Unemployment, and Plan Failure With Gilbert S. Suzawa and Carole F. Miller -- A Behavioral Analysis of the Subsistence Standard of Living
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Sharif, Mohammed.
Work behavior of the world's poor.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2002
(OCoLC)654269993

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Foreword / Professor Paul P. Streeten --
The 'Perverse Behavior' Hypothesis--Issues for Investigation --
Inverted 'S'--The Complete Neoclassical Labor Supply Function --
Poverty and the Forward Falling Labor Supply Function--A Microeconomic Analysis --
A Technique for Estimating a Direct Utility Function --
Landholdings, Living Standards, and Labor Supply Functions--Evidence from a Poor Agrarian Economy --
Working Poor Unemployment and Wage Rigidity--Evidence of Economic Distress --
Forward Falling Labor Supply--Implications for Wage Rigidity, Unemployment, and Plan Failure With Gilbert S. Suzawa and Carole F. Miller --
A Behavioral Analysis of the Subsistence Standard of Living

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