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Economic Inequality and Poverty: International Perspectives

edited by Lars Osberg
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : Routledge, 2018.
Language
English
ISBN
9781315179193, 9781351715607, 9780873325400, 9781138896406
Summary
"This title was first published in 1991: This collection focuses on the concepts and measurements of inequality, poverty, the concentration of wealth, and the implications of these issues for social policies. A special feature of this work is the international comparisons of the evidence on economic inequality."--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • chapter 1 The Measurement of Income Inequality / Stephen Jenkins
  • chapter 2 Cross-National Comparisons of Inequality and Poverty Position / Timothy M. Smeeding
  • chapter 3 Global Economic Inequality and Its Trends Since 1950 / Albert Berry François Bourgulgnon Christian Morrisson
  • chapter 4 The Distribution of Household Wealth: Methodological Issues, Time Trends, and Cross-Sectional Comparisons / Edward N. Wolff
  • chapter 5 The Definition and Measurement of Poverty / Aldi J. M. Hagenaars
  • chapter 6 Short- and Long-Term Poverty in the United States: Measuring the American "Underclass" / Patricia Ruggles
  • chapter 7 Social Security and Income Redistribution / Paul R. Cullinon
  • chapter 8 The Impact of Government Tax and Expenditure Programs on the Distribution of Income in the United States / Patricia Ruggles
  • chapter Conclusion / Lars Osberg.
Description
1 online resource (xiv, 258 pages)
Notes
First published 1991 by M.E. Sharpe.
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