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Research on economic inequality. Volume 18, Studies in applied welfare analysis: papers from the third ECINEQ meeting [electronic resource] / edited by John A. Bishop.

Author/Creator:
Society for the Study of Economic Inequality. Meeting (3rd : 2009 : Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Publication:
Bingley, UK : Emerald, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (280 p.)
Series:
Research on economic inequality ; v. 18.
Research on economic inequality, 1049-2585 ; 18
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Subjects:
Poverty -- Congresses.
Income distribution -- Congresses.
Poverty -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Income distribution -- Latin America -- Congresses.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The first five papers in this volume focus on Latin American poverty and inequality, an understudied topic. Additional papers from around the world focus on issues such as: relative deprivation; taxation and inequality; mobility dominance; polarization; estimation of child costs; nutritional inequality; and transportation inequalities.
Contents:
Front cover; Research on Economic Inequality; Copyright page; Contents; List of contributors; Introduction; Chapter 1. Refining the basic needs approach: A multidimensional analysis of poverty in Latin America; Chapter 2. Multidimensional poverty among children in Uruguay; Chapter 3. Exploring intergenerational educational mobility in Argentina; Chapter 4. Are informality and poverty dynamically interrelated? Evidence from Argentina; Chapter 5. Inequality evolution in Brazil: The role of cash transfer programs and other income sources; Chapter 6. Inequality reducing taxation reconsidered
Chapter 7. Counting poverty orderings and deprivation curvesChapter 8. Testing for mobility dominance; Chapter 9. Distributional change, reference groups, and the measurement of relative deprivation; Chapter 10. Econometric identification of the cost of maintaining a child; Chapter 11. Rising incomes and nutritional inequality in China
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Description based upon print version of record.
Contributor:
Bishop, John A.
ISBN:
1-282-75294-4
9786612752940
0-85724-146-X
OCLC:
743201549