Posts Tagged ‘Amartya Sen’

  • The Impact of Natural Disasters Relates to Economic Vulnerability

    The Economics of Natural Disasters

    Oct 31, 12 • 606 Views • No Comments

    With Hurricane Sandy having just blown through my NJ neighborhood, our streets are covered with wires, leaves, branches and several huge trees. During the storm, Consolidated Edison darkened large swaths of NYC and the New York Stock Exchange suspended...  [read more]

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    Son Preference

    Jul 30, 10 • 313 Views • No Comments

    If there are 122 men for every 100 women, how do you find a wife? According to a Columbia University professor, in China, you save. Economists have been asking why Chinese households save so much–30% as compared to a current 6% rate in the U.S. One...  [read more]