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Spatial inequality and development

Author: S M Ravi Kanbur; Anthony Venables; 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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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spatial inequality and development.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)654338579
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S M Ravi Kanbur; Anthony Venables; World Institute for Development Economics Research.
ISBN: 0199278636 9780199278633
OCLC Number: 56876785
Notes: "A study prepared by the World Institute for Development EconomicsResearch of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER)."
Description: xx, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Spatial inequality and development / Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables --
Regional output differences in international perspective / Bettina Aten and Alan Heston --
Are neighbours equal? / Chis Elbers ... [et al.] --
Opening the convergence black box / Carlos Azzoni, Naercio Menezes-Filho and Tatiane Menezes --
Adverse geography and differences in welfare in Peru / Javier Escobal and Maximo Torero --
Market size, linkages, and productivity / Donald R. Davis and David E. Weinstein --
Externalities in rural development / Martin Ravallion --
How resposive is poverty to growth? / Jed Friedman --
Reforms, remoteness, and risk in Africa / Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery and Stefano Paternostro --
Economic polarization through trade / Andres Rodriquez-Pose and Javier Sanchez-Reaza --
International trade, location, and wage inequality in China / Songhua Lin --
Spatial inequality for manufacturing wages in five african countries / Dirk Willem te Velde and Oliver Morrissey --
Regional poverty and income inequality in central and eastern europe / Michael Forster, David Jesuit and Timothy Smeeding --
Quo Vadis? / Ruslan Yemtsov.
Series Title: Studies in development economics.
Responsibility: edited by Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables.
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