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Authors: James Banks, Richard Blundell, James P. Smith
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: states, britain, united, inequality, wealth, financial
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After describing and comparing household wealth distribution and wealth inequality in the United States and the United Kingdom, the authors explain why the median U.S. household accumulates more wealth than its UK counterpart.......
Author: Cassandra M. Guarino
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: wage, size, inequality, california, industry, hospital, firm, technology, biased, skill, technological, change, study, hypothesis, reinterpreting
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This study examines data from the 1983-1993 California hospital industry to test whether observed patterns of wage inequality growth can be explained by the skill-biased technological change hypothesis. The study finds little evidence of a direct link between technological inputs and skill premia, particularly when growth in firm size is taken into account. The findings challenge the notion that t......
ISBN: 0821377671, 9780821377673
Authors: Michael Walton, Santiago Levy
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: competition, mexico, interests, inequality, equity, growth
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Equity and development English; Paperback; 472 pages; 6x9Published February 26, 2009 by World Bank;Palgrave Macmillan UKISBN: 978-0-8213-7767-3; SKU: 17767 Equity and growth are central concerns for development in Mexico.Specific inequalities in income, power, wealth, and status create andsustain economic institutions and policies that perpetuate theseinequalities and promote poor economic perfo......
Authors: Shahina Amin, Julie Davanzo
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: earnings, couple, households, married, malaysia, among, wives, inequality, impact
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Using data from the First and Second Malaysian Family Life Surveys, the authors analyze the effects of wives' earnings on household earnings inequality in Malaysia in 1976 and 1988.......
ISBN: 0821381849, 9780821381847
Authors: Kym Anderson, John Cockburn, Will Martin
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: poverty, inequality, distortions, price, agricultural
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Trade and Development English; Paperback; 540 pages; 6x9Published March 17, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8184-7; SKU: 18184 The prices of farm products are crucial determinants of the extentof poverty and inequality in the world.The vast majority of the world’s poorest households depend toa considerable extent on farming for their incomes, while foodrepresents a large component of th......
ISBN: 9211320100, 9789211320107
Author: Un-habitat
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: youth, inequality, opportunity, field, leveling, urban, state, playing
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Publisher: UN-HABITATPublished Time: UN-HABITATPages: 86"This report is based on data from UN-HABITAT's Global Urban Indicator Database, as well as surveys of, and focus group discussions with, selected representative groups of young people in five major cities located in four developing regions: Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Kingston (Jamaica), Nairobi (Kenya) and Lagos (Nigeria)"--p. ......
Author: Steven Haider
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: earnings, states, united, inequality, instability, males
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Based on an analysis of the 1968-1992 U.S. Panel Study of Income Dynamics, the author finds that earnings instability increased during the 1970s and that lifetime earnings inequality increased during the early 1980s.......
ISBN: 0821384589, 9780821384589
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: analysis, adept, software, streamlined, education, sector, performance, inequality, assessing
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: World Bank Training SeriesEnglish; Paperback; 214 pages; 7.5x9.25Published June 30, 2011 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8458-9; SKU: 18458 This book gathers in one volume all the information needed to useADePT Edu, the software platform created by the World Bank for thereporting and analysis of education indicators and educationinequality. It includes a primer on education data availability, an......
ISBN: 0821381849, 9780821381847
Authors: Kym Anderson, John Cockburn, Will Martin
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: poverty, inequality, distortions, price, agricultural
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Trade and Development English; Paperback; 540 pages; 6x9Published March 17, 2010 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-8184-7; SKU: 18184 The prices of farm products are crucial determinants of the extentof poverty and inequality in the world.The vast majority of the world’s poorest households depend toa considerable extent on farming for their incomes, while foodrepresents a large component of th......
ISBN: 0821376136, 9780821376133
Author: Unknown
Source: publications.worldbank.org
Keywords: inequality, poverty, handbook
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: World Bank Training SeriesEnglish; Paperback; 448 pages; 7.5x9.25Published March 27, 2009 by World BankISBN: 978-0-8213-7613-3; SKU: 17613 Handbook on Poverty + Inequality was originally designed tosupport training courses in poverty analysis and inequality. TheHandbook begins with an explanatory text that includes numerousexamples, multiple-choice questions to ensure active learning, andexten......
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