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The economics of rising inequalities

Author: Daniel Cohen; Thomas Piketty; Gilles Saint-Paul
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Discusses the rising inequalities in the western world. This book explores the extent to which rising inequalities are the mechanical consequence of changes in economic fundamentals, and to what  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Case studies
Cas, Études de
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Cohen; Thomas Piketty; Gilles Saint-Paul
ISBN: 0199254028 9780199254026
OCLC Number: 49942424
Description: xii, 358 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Markets and institutions 1. Distribution of earnings in Spain during the 1980s: the effects of skill, unemployment, and union power / Olympia Bover, Samuel Bentolila, Manuel Arellano --
2. Earnings inequality in Portugal and Spain: constrasts and similarities / Olga Canto, Ana R. Cardoso, Juan F. Jimeno --
3. Changes in unemployment and wage inequality: an alternative theory and some evidence / Daron Acemoglu --
4. Does competition at school matter? A view based upon the Italian and Japanese experiences / Giorgio Brunello and Tsuneo Ishikawa --
5. Causes of the 'youth employment problem': a (labour) supply side view / Etienne Wasmer --
6. Pareto-improving immigration in an economy with equilibrium unemployment / Javier Ortega --
pt. II. Lifetime inequalities and the scope for redistribution 7. Consumption inequality and income uncertainty / Richard Blundell, Ian Preston --
8. Income redistribution within the libe cycle versus between individuals: empiracle evidence using Swedish panel data / Anders Bjorklund, Marten Palme --
9. Earning dispersion, low pay and household poverty in Itaty, 1977-98 / Andrea Brandolini, Piero Cipollone, Paolo Sestito --
10. Changes in home production and trends in economic inequality / Peter Gottschalk, Susan E. Maye. 11. Unequal societies: income distribution and the social contract / Roland Benabou --
.12 Umemployment, specialization, and collectice preferences for social insurance / John Hassler, Jose V. Rodrigues Mora, Kjetil Storesletten, Fabrizio Zilibotti.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Cohen, Thomas Piketty and Gilles Saint-Paul.
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The studies cover quite a broad set of issues affecting inequality ... The research agenda of these studies is rich and ambitious. Industrial and Labor Relations Review The volume has many merits. Read more...

 
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