First Edition of Amartya Sen's Classic Text On Economic Inequality; Signed by Him
On Economic Inequality.
Item Number: 13019
London: Oxford University Press, 1973.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Amartya Sen on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light toning to the spine.
In this classic text, first published in 1973, Amartya Sen relates the theory of welfare economics to the study of economic inequality. He presents a systematic treatment of the conceptual framework as well as the practical problems of measurement of inequality. In his masterful analysis, Sen assesses various approaches to measuring inequality and delineates the causes and effects of economic disparities.