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Inequality, poverty and well-being

Author: Mark McGillivray; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan in association with the United Nations University--World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2006.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines inequality, poverty and well-being concepts and corresponding empirical measures. Attempting to push future research in new and important directions, the book has a strong  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark McGillivray; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 1403987521 9781403987525
OCLC Number: 64453557
Description: xiv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Inequality, poverty and well-being / Mark McGillivray --
Population ethics and the value of life / Charles Blackorby, Walter Bossert and David Donaldson --
A non-welfarist approach to inequality measurement / Alain Chateauneuf and Patrick Moyes --
Relative deprivation, personal income satisfaction and average well-being under different income distributions : an experimental analysis / Christian Seidl, StefanTraub and Andrea Morone --
Contradictory trends in global income inequality : a tale of two biases / Steve Dowrick and Muhammad Akmal --
The many facets of economic mobility / Gary S. Fields --
Social groups and economic poverty : a problem in measurement / S. Subramanian --
Intersociety literacy comparisons / Satya R. Chakravarty and Amita Majumder --
The human development index adjusted for efficient resource utilization / F.J. Arcelus, Basu Sharma and G. Srinivasan --
A framework for incorporating environmental indicators to the measurement of human well-being / Osman Zaim --
Measuring non-economic well-being achievement / Mark McGillivray.
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy.
Responsibility: edited by Mark McGillivray.
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