Inequality and poverty re-examined
- edited by Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright.
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (xvii, 306 pages) : illustrations
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- New directions in the analysis of inequality and poverty / Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright
- Inequality is bad for the poor / Martin Ravallion
- Measurement of income distribution in supranational entities : the case of the European Union / Andrea Brandolini
- Beyond conventional measures of income : including indirect benefits and taxes / Ann Harding, Neil Warren, and Rachel Lloyd
- Inequality within the household reconsidered / Peter Burton, Shelley Phipps, and Frances Woolley
- Inequality of learning in industrialized countries / John Micklewright and Sylke v. Schnepf
- On the multidimensionality of poverty and social exclusion / Brial Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan
- Summarizing multiple deprivation indicators / Lorenzo Cappellari and Stephen P. Jenkins / Robust multidimensional poverty comparisons with discrete indicators of well-being / Jean-Yves Duclos, David Sahn, and Stephen D. Younger
- A guaranteed income for Europe's children? / Horacio Levy, Christine Lietz, and Holly Sutherland / The impact of minimum wages on the distribution of earnings and employment in the USA / Stephen Bazen
- Training, minimum wages and the distribution of earnings / Alison L. Booth and Mark L. Bryan
- Government debt and the portfolios of the rich / Bernd Süssmuth and Robert K. von Weizäcker.
- The issues surrounding poverty and inequality continue to be of central concern to academics, politicians and policymakers but the way in which we seek to analyse them continues to change. This is a guide to some of the new approaches that have been developed, while also making a contribution to the ongoing public debate.
- Publication date
- 0191527289 (electronic bk.)
- 9780191527289 (electronic bk.)
- 0199218110 (Cloth)
- 0199218129 (Paper)
- 9780199218110 (hbk.)
- 9780199218127 (pbk.)