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Inequality, poverty and well-being

Author: Mark MacGillivray
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines inequality, poverty and well-being concepts and corresponding empirical measures. Attempting to push research in important directions, this book has an analytical orientation, consisting of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark MacGillivray
ISBN: 1403987521 9781403987525
OCLC Number: 716775908
Description: 270 p. : ill.
Contents: List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements Notes on the Contributors List of Abbreviations and Acronyms Inequality, Poverty and Well-being; M.McGillivray Population Ethics and the Value of Life; C.Blackorby, W.Bossert & D.Donaldson A Non-Welfarist Approach to Inequality Measurement; A.Chateauneuf & P.Moyes Relative Deprivation, Personal Income Satisfaction and Average Well-being under Different Income Distributions; An Experimental Investigation; C.Seidl, A.Morone & S.Traub Contradictory Trends in Global Income Inequality: A Tale of Two Biases; S.Dowrick & M.Akmal The Many Facets of Economic Mobility; G.S.Fields Social Groups and Economic Poverty: A Problem in Measurement; S.Subramanian Intersociety Literacy Comparisons; S.R.Chakravarty & A.Majumder The Human Development Index Adjusted for Efficient Resource Utilization; F.J.Arcelus, B.Sharma & G.Srinivasan A Framework for Incorporating Environmental Indicators to the Measurement of Human Well-Being; O.Zaim Measuring non-Economic Well-being Achievement; M.McGillivray Index
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy
Responsibility: ed. by Mark McGillivray.
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