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Description - Sir Hans Singer by D. John Shaw

This is the first biography of a world-famous pioneering development economist, Sir Hans W. Singer, who is better known throughout the developing world than any other economist, living or dead. It gives a detailed account of the way in which the 'twists of fate' led him to becoming a leading development economist. It contains a thematic synthesis of all his major theoretical and conceptual work and of the many initiatives in which he has been involved to solve the problems of developing countries.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333711309
ISBN-10: 0333711300
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 26mm)
Pages: 373
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 4-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - D. John Shaw

D. JOHN SHAW has known and worked with Hans W. Singer for many years. He was associated with the UN World Food Programme (WFP) for over thirty years, latterly as Economic Adviser and Chief of WFP's Policy Affairs Service. He also served as a consultant to the World Bank, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Commonwealth Secretariat. He is currently on the International Editorial Board of the journal Food Policy and has written extensively on development and food aid issues. Among his publications are International Development Co-operation: Selected Essays by Hans W. Singer on Aid and The United Nations System: The UN World Food Programme and the Development of Food Aid (Palgrave 2001).

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