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Poverty, Inequality and Income Distribution in Comparative Perspective

The Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)

by Timothy M. O"Higgins, Michael Rainwater, Lee Smeeding

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by University Press of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Poor,
  • Distribution Of Income,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Transfer payments,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Comparative Economics,
  • Income distribution

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8112779M
    ISBN 100877664404
    ISBN 109780877664406

      To locate print books and other items (DVDs, microfiche) owned by Harvard Libraries, search in the Harvard Library Catalog, HOLLIS+, using terms such as poverty, income inequality and wealth distribution. The Social Security Agency is one of the few federal agencies that tracked some information on low-income US citizens prior to Author: Valerie Weis. According to Sen (), the overall well-being of a region such as Asia depends on two variables: regional average income/consumption and regional distribution of income/ latter can be represented by an indicator of inequality such as the Gini or Theil index. Further, the two variables completely determine the level of poverty for a given poverty line.

      The results support our hypothesis that the amount of income inequality people perceive as just is related to how they explain the causes of poverty, that is, internal and/or external attributions. Poverty attributions are crucial mediators and explain contextual differences in the perceived justice of income inequality between East and West Cited by: Brazil, China and India have seen falling poverty in their reform periods, but to varying degrees and for different reasons. History left China with favorable initial conditions for rapid poverty reduction through market-led economic growth; at the outset of the reform process there were ample distortions to remove and relatively low inequality in access to the opportunities so created, though.

    Two important books on global inequality appeared in the last year, one by Francois Bourguignon, The Globalization of Inequality, and the other by Branko Milanovic, Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of is my extended review of both, with a discussion of what they have to say and whether we should believe them: Review essay on Bourguignon and Milanovic. The study seeks to provide comparative global evidence on the role of income inequality, relative to income growth, in poverty s. An analysis-of-covariance model is estimated using a large global sample of – unbalanced panel data, with the headcount measure of poverty as the dependent variable, and the Gini coefficient Cited by:


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Poverty, Inequality and Income Distribution in Comparative Perspective by Timothy M. O"Higgins, Michael Rainwater, Lee Smeeding Download PDF EPUB FB2

POVERTY, INEQUALITY, AND INCOME DISTRIBU: Economics Books @ Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart.

Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. Poverty, inequality, and income distribution in comparative perspective: the Luxembourg income study (LIS). Poverty and income distribution have risen to the documented comparative levels of poverty and inequality.

to the main measures of income and poverty used in other chapters of this book. Poverty and income distribution in recent world history year Gini coefficient Percentage of Percentage of of world income the population the population distribution living in living in poverty extreme poverty Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives Isabel Ortiz, Louise Moreira Daniels, Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir (Eds) Review of Income Distribution in Countries Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins As long as policy debates focus solely on income poverty, children and their priorities will be missed out, and the.

Data and research on social and welfare issues including families and children, gender equality, GINI coefficient, well-being, poverty reduction, human capital and inequality., Evidence on income distribution and poverty in OECD countries since the mids, using data that correct for many of the features that limit cross-country and intertemporal comparisons in this field.

A Comparative Perspective on Poverty Comparative povert y research, like that on income inequalit y, was for many years bedevilled by differences in de finition and measures in the data available. Moreover, over the past four decades, the distribution of income has also become more skewed.

The share of income going to the rich has risen, while the share going to the poor has fallen. Income inequality took center stage during the U.S.

presidential election. Read "Poverty, inequality and income distribution in comparative perspective: The luxembourg income study, edited by Timothy M. Smeeding, Michael O'Higgins, and Lee Rainwater. Washington, DC: Urban Institute Press,pp. Price: $ cloth, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic Author: Burtless, Gary.

In this book Gary Fields reverses conventional approaches by using income distribution as the primary indicator. He examines what is known about the distribution of income and poverty, Format: Paperback.

Income Disparities in China - An OECD Perspective () Income Distribution and Poverty in the OECD Area: Trends and Driving Forces - OECD Economic Studies, N°34, Trends and Driving Factors in Income Distribution and Poverty in the OECD Area - Labour Market and.

“All told, over the periodnearly half a century, the top federal income tax rate in the United States averaged 81 percent.” ― Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Downloadable.

Objective. This article compares recent levels and trends in economic inequality in industrialized nations, largely those belonging to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. We also examine the effects of government policies and social spending efforts on inequality.

Method. We use data from the Luxembourg Income Study and the U.S. Congressional. Amartya Sen; Poverty and Famines: An Essay on Entitlement and Deprivation Oxford University Press, ; Sen, Amartya.

Development as Freedom () Smeeding, Timothy M., Michael O'Higgins, and Lee Rainwater. Poverty, Inequality and Income Distribution in Comparative Perspective. Urban Institute Press Triest, Robert K. "Has Poverty Gotten. As we will see on this chapter, inequality in the U.S.

distribution of income had begun increasing in ; it has continued to rise ever since. Economic Inequality, and Poverty: The United States in Comparative Perspectives,” Social Science Quarterly, 86 (December ): – income inequality, poverty, and discrimination.

The conservative argument that inequality per se doesn’t cause poverty is correct. But the conclusion that limiting the wealth of the rich won’t help the poor is incorrect.

“Inequality” raises the question of the relationship between rich and poor, exactly the question that the War on Poverty and the opportunity approach conceals.

This volume brings together leading public intellectuals--Amartya Sen, Martha C. Nussbaum, François Bourguignon, William J. Wilson, Douglas S. Massey, and Martha A. Fineman--to take stock of current analytic understandings of poverty and inequality. Contemporary research on inequality has largely relied on conceptual advances several decades old, even though the basic structure of global 2/5(1).

Public Policy y Economic Inequality, and Poverty household members, taxes, transfers, pensions, and capital income, each of which is liable to make the distribution of household income very different from the distribution of individual or household earnings.

Still, the recent changes in the U.S. earnings distribution are entirely consistent. perspective. Policies related to inequality and absolute poverty. MEASURING INEQUALITY * How to measure. The Lorenz curve - order population by increasing income (in practice use quintiles (fifths) or deciles (tenths)) – Table gives example.

Note: here the. Analysing a large sample of – unbalanced panel data, the current study presents comparative global evidence on the role of (income) inequality in poverty reduction. The evidence involves both an indirect channel via the tendency of high inequality to decrease the rate at which income is transformed to poverty reduction and the tendency of rising inequality to increase poverty.

Based. Income inequality is a measurement of the distribution of wealth across households. It is a relative comparison of the gap in household incomes across a given region, country or the world. Income inequality is measured using the “Gini coefficient” and calculates the extent to which the income distribution in a country deviates from perfect.

What is more, the overall figures mask much more severe pockets of poverty. Inmore than one-quarter of all African-Americans ( percent) lived in poverty; though distressingly high, that figure did represent an improvement fromwhen 31 percent of blacks were officially classified as poor, and it was the lowest poverty rate for this group since Author: Mike Moffatt.Abstract.

Globalization 1 has become the way to describe changes in international economy and in world politics.

Economists define it as the free movement of goods, services, labour and capital across borders. Globalization is the result of reduced transportation and communication costs, lower trade barriers, faster communication, rising capital flows, increased competition, standardization Cited by: