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Spatial inequality and development

Author: S M Ravi Kanbur; Anthony Venables; Oxford University Press.; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Studies in development economics.
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"This is an introduction to spatial and regional inequality. Drawing on data from 25 countries from around the world, it examines the questions: What exactly is spatial inequality? Why does it matter? And what should be the policy response to it?"--Provided by publisher.
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Spatial inequality and development.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004025230
(OCoLC)56876785
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S M Ravi Kanbur; Anthony Venables; Oxford University Press.; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 9780191535307 0191535303 9780191602191 0191602191
OCLC Number: 427685733
Notes: "A study prepared by the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER)."
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 412 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1. Spatial inequality and development / Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables --
2. Regional output differences in international perspective / Bettina Aten and Alan Heston --
3. Are neighbours equal? : estimating local inequality in three developing countries / Chris Elbers, Peter Lanjouw, Johan Mistiaen, Berk Ozler and Kenneth R. Simler --
4. Opening the convergence black box : measurement problems and demographic aspects / Carlos Azzoni, Naercio Menezes-Filho and Tatiane Menezes --
5. Adverse geography and differences in welfare in Peru / Javier Escobal and Maximo Torero --
6. Market size, linkages, and productivity : a study of Japanese regions / Donald R. Davis and David E. Weinstein --
7. Externalities in rural development : evidence for China / Martin Ravallion. 8. How responsive is poverty to growth? : a regional analysis of poverty, inequality, and growth in Indonesia, 1984-99 / Jed Friedman --
9. Reforms, remoteness, and risk in Africa : understanding inequality and poverty during the 1990s / Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery and Stefano Paternostro --
10. Economic polarization through trade : trade liberalization and regional growth in Mexico / Andres Rodriguez-Pose and Javier Sanchez-Reaza --
11. International trade, location, and wage inequality in China / Songhua Lin --
12. Spatial inequality for manufacturing wages in five African countries / Dirk Willem te Velde and Oliver Morrissey --
13. Regional poverty and income inequality in Central and Eastern Europe : evidence from the Luxembourg income study / Michael Forster, David Jesuit and Timothy Smeeding --
14. Quo vadis? : inequality and poverty dynamics across Russian regions / Ruslan Yemtsov.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables.
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An introduction to an area of growing analytical and policy importance: spatial and regional inequality, which can create tension and instability in developing and transition economies. Drawing on  Read more...

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