Studies in Empirical Economics

Income Inequality, Poverty, and Economic Welfare

Editors: Slottje, Daniel J., Raj, Baldev (Eds.)

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Presented are new methods and new empirical studies on the subject of income inequality and poverty. The purpose of the book is to explore new ways to analyze recent trends in income inequality and poverty, both from the perspective of quantifying poverty and inequality and quantifyig the impact of various factors on the trends in inequality and poverty. The novelty lies in the diversity of empirical approaches used and customers will benefit from learning about different methods.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Income Inequality and Poverty Empirics: New Tools and Perspectives

    Slottje, Daniel J. (et al.)

    Pages 3-11

  • Trends in Real Income in Britain: A Microeconomic Analysis

    Jenkins, Stephen P.

    Pages 15-32

  • Changing American Earnings Distributions: One-Half Century of Experience

    Bishop, John A. (et al.)

    Pages 33-46

  • A New Approach to the Decomposition of the Gini Income Inequality Ratio

    Dagum, Camilo

    Pages 47-63

  • Global and Regional Inequality in the Distribution of Income: Estimation with Limited and Incomplete Data

    Chotikapanich, Duangkamon (et al.)

    Pages 65-78

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Income Inequality, Poverty, and Economic Welfare
Editors
  • Daniel J. Slottje
  • Baldev Raj
Series Title
Studies in Empirical Economics
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Physica-Verlag Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-51073-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-51073-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-51075-5
Series ISSN
1431-8830
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 149
Topics