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Inequality and growth : theory and policy implications

Author: Theo S Eicher; Stephen J Turnovsky
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2003.
Series: CESifo seminar series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a forum for economists to examine the theoretical, empirical, and policy issues involved in the relationship between growth and inequality. The aim is to develop a framework for determining the role of public policy in enhancing both growth and equality. The diverse range of topics, examined in the both developed and developing countries, includes natural resources, taxation, fertility,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theo S Eicher; Stephen J Turnovsky
ISBN: 0262050692 9780262050692
OCLC Number: 51983306
Description: xiii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The growth elasticity of poverty reduction: explaining heterogeneity across countries and time periods / François Bourguignon --
One third of the world's growth and inequality / Danny Quah --
Fertility clubs and economic growth / Avner Ahituv and Omer Moav --
Human capital formation, income inequality, and growth / Jean-Marie Viaene and Itzhak Zilcha --
Social transfers and inequality during the Polish transition / Michael P. Kaene and Eswar S. Prasad --
Growth and inequality: evidence from transitional economies in the 1990s / Oleksiy Ivaschenko --
(Re- )distribution of personal incomes, education, and economic performance across countries / Günther Rehme --
The impact of tax policy on inequality and growth: an empirical and theoretical investigation / Theo S. Eicher, Stephen J. Turnovsky, and Maria Carme Riera Prunera --
Inequality and economic growth: do natural resources matter? / Thorvaldur Gylfason and Gylfi Zoega --
Wage inequality and the effort incentive effects of technical change / Campbell Leith, Chol-Won Li, and Cecilia Garcia-Peñalosa.
Series Title: CESifo seminar series.
Responsibility: Theo S. Eicher and Stephen J. Turnovsky, editors.
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