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index of inequality

M. A. King

index of inequality

with applications to horizontal equity and social mobility

by M. A. King

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Published by [University of Warwick. Department of Economics] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby M.A. King.
SeriesSocial Science Research Council Programme. Taxation, incentives and the distribution of income, no. 8
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21368273M

Handbook on poverty and inequality (English) Abstract. The handbook on poverty and inequality provides tools to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty. It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies. This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts Cited by: Inequality is concerned with disparities in the distribution of a certain metric, which can be income, health or any other material or non-material asset. Inequality typically refers to within country inequality on individual or group level, such as between gender, urban and rural population, race etc. Inequality among countries are referred to as international inequality.

inequality, the reader has always to ask, inequality of what among whom? The chapter goes on to present a first picture of economic inequality and how it has changed over the past years. This serves not just to high-light the reason inequality is today high on the agenda but also to intro-duce the key dimensions of inequality Size: 1MB. Economics. Attention inequality, unequal distribution of attention across users, groups of people, issues in etc. in attention economy; Economic inequality, difference in economic well-being between population groups; Income inequality metrics, used to measure income and economic inequality among participants in a particular economy; International inequality, economic differences between countries.

From one of the world's leading economists, a political call to action in defense of equality and human rights. Nobel laureate Stiglitz (Economics/Columbia Univ.; Freefall: America, Free Markets and the Sinking of the World Economy, , etc.) insists that increasing inequality in the United States stems from a breakdown of the country's political and economic systems.   World Justice Project, Rule of Law Index (Washington: World Justice Project, ). Calculations by authors. “The Inequality Puzzle,” book review, Democracy 32 (Summer ).


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