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Understanding inequality and poverty in China : methods and applications

Author: Guang Hua Wan
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2008.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores trends of inequality and poverty in China, identifies their causes and assesses their consequences, analyzing in detail the regional/personal variation in incomes, measures of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guang Hua Wan
ISBN: 0230538045 9780230538047
OCLC Number: 718216106
Description: 320 p.
Contents: Preface; G.Wan Globalization and Regional Inequality in China: Evidence from within China; G.Wan, M.Lu & Z.Chen The Urban-Rural Gap and Income Inequality in China; T.Sicular, Y.Ximing, B.Gustafsson & L.Shi Financial Development and Income Inequality in Rural China, 1991-2000; Z.Liang Regional Income Inequality in Rural China 1985-2002: Trend, Causes and Policy Implications; G.Wan Human Capital and Wage Determination in Different Ownerships 1989-1997; X.Chunbing Income, Income Inequality, and Health: Evidence from China; H.Li & Y.Zhu Social Benefits in Urban China: Determinants and Impact on Income Inequality in 1988 and 2002; Q.Gao China Urban Poverty and its Contributing Factors, 1986-2000; X.Meng, R.Gregory & G.Wan Poverty, Pro-Poor Growth and Mobility: A Decomposition Framework with Application to China; Y.Zhang & G.Wan
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy
Responsibility: edited by Guanghua Wan.
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The miraculous economic growth in China has, since the mid-1980s, been accompanied by rapidly rising inequality. This is slowing down poverty reduction and is tearing at China's social fabric. Read more...

 
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