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Inequality and poverty re-examined

Author: Jenkins, Stephen P. ; Micklewright, JohnPublisher: Oxford University Press (OUP) 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 306 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199218127Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Inequality and Poverty Re-Examined Contents List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors ix xi xiii xiv Introduction 1 New Directions in the Analysis of Inequality and Poverty Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright 3 Part I Conceptual Issues 2 Inequality is Bad for the Poor Martin Ravallion 3 Measurement of Income Distribution in Supranational Entities: The Case of the European Union Andrea Brandolini 4 Beyond Conventional Measures of Income: Including Indirect Benefits and Taxes Ann Harding, Neil Warren, and Rachel Lloyd 5 Inequality within the Household Reconsidered Peter Burton, Shelley Phipps, and Frances Woolley 37 62 84 103 Part II Multiple Dimensions 6 Inequality of Learning in Industrialized Countries John Micklewright and Sylke V. Schnepf 7 On the Multidimensionality of Poverty and Social Exclusion Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan 129 146 8 Summarizing Multiple Deprivation Indicators Lorenzo Cappellari and Stephen P. Jenkins 9 Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons with Discrete Indicators of Well-being Jean-Yves Duclos, David Sahn, and Stephen D. Younger 166 185 Part Ill Public Policy 10 A Guaranteed Income for Europe's Children? Horacio Levy, Christine Lietz, and Holly Sutherland 11 The Impact of Minimum Wages on the Distribution of Earnings and Employment in the USA Stephen Bazen 12 Training, Minimum Wages and the Distribution of Earnings Alison L. Booth and Mark L. Bryan 13 Government Debt and the Portfolios of the Rich Bernd Süssmuth and Robert K. von Weizsäcker Subject Index Author Index 209 232 250 268 285 300

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