Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics

Income Elasticity and Economic Development

Methods and Applications

Authors: Haque, M. Ohidul

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Income Elasticity and Economic Development: Methods and Applications is mainly concerned with methods of estimating income elasticity. This field is connected with economic development that can be achieved by reducing income inequality. This is highly relevant in today's world, where the gap between rich and poor is widening with the growth of economic development. Income Elasticity and Economic Development: Methods and Applications provides a good example in showing how to calculate income elasticity, using a number of methods from widely available grouped data. Some of the techniques presented here can be used in a wide range of policy areas in all developed, developing and under-developed countries. Policy analysts, economists, business analysts and market researchers will find this book very useful.

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"The book is mainly concerned with the methods of estimating income elasticity and is connected with the economic development, which can be achieved by reducing income inequality. Based on the Australian household expenditure survey data, the book provides a good example in showing how to calculate income elasticity from widely available grouped data using a number of different methods. … The book is well addressed to policy analysis, economists, business analysts and market researchers that may find it very useful." (Vangelis Grigoroudis, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1113 (16), 2007)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Income Elasticity and Economic Development
Book Subtitle
Methods and Applications
Authors
Series Title
Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics
Series Volume
42
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-24344-3
DOI
10.1007/b105193
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-24292-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3715-5
Series ISSN
1570-5811
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 259
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