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Inequality, growth, and poverty in an era of liberalization and globalization

Author: Giovanni Andrea Cornia; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Studies in development economics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a review of relevant literature and an econometric analysis of inequality indexes, this volume provides the systematic analysis of the changes in within-country income inequality over years.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giovanni Andrea Cornia; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 0199271410 9780199271412 0199284105 9780199284108
OCLC Number: 53871426
Notes: Series from jacket.
"A study prepared by the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER)."
Description: xxii, 438 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Inequality, growth, and poverty : an overview of changes over the last two decades / Giovanni Andrea Cornia --
Income distribution changes and their impact in the post-Second World War period / Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Tony Addison, and Sampsa Kiiska --
Landownership inequality and the income distribution consequences of economic growth / Michael Carter --
Does educational achievement help explain income inequality? / Daniele Checchi --
Rural and urban income inequality and poverty : does convergence between sectors offset divergence within them? / Robert Eastwood and Michael Lipton --Globalization, technology, and income inequality : a critical analysis / Ajit Singh and Rahul Dhumale --
External liberalization, economic performance, and distribution in Latin America and elsewhere / Lance Taylor --
Labour market institutions and income inequality : what are the new insights after the Washington consensus? / Rolph van der Hoeven and Catherine Saget --
Increased income inequality in OECD countries and the redistributive impact of the government budget / Anthony B. Atkinson --
Income distribution and tax and government social-spending policies in developing countries / Ke-Young Chu, Hamid Davoodi, and Sanjeev Gupta --
The impact of adjustment-related social funds on income distribution and poverty / Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Sanjay Reddy --
Reducing poverty and inequality in India : has liberalization helped? / Raghbendra Jha --
Factor shares and resource booms : accounting for the evolution of Venezuelan inequality / Francisco Rodríguez --
The impact of financial liberalization and the rise of financial rents on income inequality : the case of Turkey / A. Erinc Yeldan --
The changing nature of inequality in South Africa / Carolyn Jenkins and Lynne Thomas --
Growth, structural change, and inequality : the experience of Thailand / Isra Sarntisart.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia.
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... provides a systematic analysis of the changes in within-country income inequality over the last twenty years. Oxfam Development Resources Review

 
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