Income inequality : economic disparities and the middle class in affluent countries / edited by Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti.

Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
xix, 515 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Studies in social inequality.
Studies in social inequality

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Income distribution.
Middle class.
How has income inequality grown?: the reshaping of the income distribution in LIS countries / Arthur S. Alderson and Kevin Doran
On the identification of the middle class / Anthony B. Atkinson and Andrea Brandolini
Has rising inequality reduced middle-class income growth? / Lane Kenworthy
Welfare regimes, cohorts and the middle classes / Louis Chauvel
Political sources of government redistribution in high-income countries / Vincent A. Mahler, David K. Jesuit, and Piotr R. Paradowski
Income distribution, inequality perception and redistributive preferences in European countries / István György Tóth and Tamás Keller
Women's employment and household income inequality / Susan Harkness
Women's employment, unpaid work, and economic inequality / Nancy Folbre, Janet C. Gornick, Helen Connolly, and Teresa Munzi
Women's work, family earnings, and public policy / Margarita Estévez-Abe and Tanja Hethey-Maier
The distribution of assets and debt / Eva Sierminska, Timothy M. Smeeding, and Serge Allegrezza
The joint distribution of income and wealth / Markus Jäntti, Eva Sierminska, and Philippe Van Kerm
The fourth retirement pillar in rich countries / Bruce Bradbury
Public pension entitlements and the distribution of wealth / J oachim R. Frick and Markus M. Grabka
Income and wealth inequality in Japan / Colin McKenzie
Income inequality in boom and bust: a tale from Iceland's bubble economy / Stefán Ólafsson and Arnaldur Sölvi Kristjánsson
Horizontal and vertical inequalities in India / Reeve Vanneman and Amaresh Dubey
Post-apartheid changes in South African inequality / Murray Leibbrandt, Arden Finn, and Ingrid Woolard .
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the John Lammey Stewart Memorial Library Fund.
Gornick, Janet C., editor of compilation.
Jäntii, Markus, 1966- editor of compilation.
John Lammey Stewart Memorial Library Fund.
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