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Wars and Famines: On Divisions and Incentives

Amartya Sen

In this paper relating to developing countries, Amartya Sen asks the basic question: how does the preparation for and the execution of wars influence the ability of famine-prone countries to escape mass starvation --- a question of perhaps not much significance to highly developed industrialized market economies, but clearly of tremendous significance to developing economies. (eds.)

Published Online: 2000-4-1

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