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Table of Contents Introduction- Abhijit Banerjee, Roland Benabou and Dilip Mookherjee 1) Measuring Poverty - by Angus Deaton Part I- The Causes of Poverty 2) Understanding Prosperity and Poverty: Geography, Institutions, and the Reversal of Fortune - Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, and James Robinson 3) Colonialism, Inequality, And Long-Run Paths Of Development - Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff 4) The Kuznets' Curve, Yesterday and Tomorrow - Thomas Piketty 5) A New Growth Approach to Poverty Alleviation - Philippe Aghion and Beatriz Armend riz de Aghion 6) Globalization and All That - Abhijit V. Banerjee 7) The Global Economy and the Poor - Pranab Bardhan 8) The Role of Agriculture in Development - Mukesh Eswaran and Ashok Kotwal 9) Fertility and Income - T. Paul Schultz 10) Fertility In Developing Countries - Mukesh Eswaran 11) Corruption and Development - Jean-Jacques Laffont 12) Ethnicity Diversity and Poverty Reduction - Edward Miguel Part II- How Should We Go About Fighting Poverty? 13) Redistribution toward Low Incomes in Richer Countries - Emmanuel Saez 14) Transfers and Safety Nets in Poor Countries: Revisiting the Trade-Offs and Policy Options - Martin Ravallion 15) Poverty Persistence and Design of Anti-poverty Policies - Dilip Mookherjee 16) Child Labor - Christopher Udry 17) Policy Dilemmas for Controlling Child labor - Kaushik Basu 18) The Primacy of Education - Anne Case 19) Public Goods and Economic Development - Timothy Besley and Maitreesh Ghatak 20) Intellectual Property and Health in Developing Countries - Jean Tirole 21) Public Policies to Stimulate Development of Vaccines for Neglected Diseases - Michael Kremer 22) Micro-insurance: the next revolution? - Jonathan Morduch 23) Credit, Intermediation and Poverty Reduction - Robert M. Townsend Part III- New Ways of Thinking About Poverty 24) Poor but rational? - Esther Duflo 25) Better Choices to Reduce Poverty - Sendhil Mullainathan 26) Non-Market Institutions - Kaivan Munshi 27) Racial Stigma: Toward a New Paradigm for Discrimination Theory - Glenn C. Loury 28) Aspirations, Poverty and Economic Change - Debraj Ray
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