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ADB Institute Series on Development Economics

Labor Income Share in Asia

Conceptual Issues and the Drivers

Editors: Fields, Gary, Paul, Saumik (Eds.)

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  • Puts together an insightful book on labor income share for researchers and policymakers, alike
  • Pays attention to the drivers of labor income share in Asia
  • Combines country case studies on labor income share in Asia
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This is the first study that puts together a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the drivers of the labor income share across a number of countries in Asia. This book provides an insightful companion to the study of labor income shares that plays a vital role in understanding the relationship between national income and personal income, and the relationship between wage inequality and wealth inequality. The timing of the book is ideal, as the ongoing debate over a global decline in the labor income share is far from settled. To this extent, evidence from the Asian countries is mixed.  The labor income share in some Asian countries has been rising since the 1990s. The purpose of this edited volume is to gain more insights on the potential drivers of the Asian experience. The first half of the book pays attention to the measurement problems related to the earnings of self-employed and workers in the informal sector. Then it puts together country case studies examining a wide range of factors driving the labor income share in Asia.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook 59,49 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-7803-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
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Hardcover 103,99 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-7802-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Labor Income Share in Asia
Book Subtitle
Conceptual Issues and the Drivers
Editors
  • Gary Fields
  • Saumik Paul
Series Title
ADB Institute Series on Development Economics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Asian Development Bank Institute
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-7803-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-7803-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-7802-7
Series ISSN
2363-9032
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 267
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations, 44 illustrations in colour
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