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Inequality and Growth

what can the data say?

by Abhijit V. Banerjee

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAbhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo
SeriesWorking paper / Dept. of Economics -- no. 00-09, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 00-09.
ContributionsDuflo, Esther, 1972-, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination30, [14] p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24639549M
OCLC/WorldCa45323456

It will be harder for China to maintain its past rate of progress against poverty without addressing the problem of rising inequality. The book Inequality and Growth in Modern China provides a useful overall assessment about inequality in China, focus on inequality in view of the growing concerns with rising inequality, the cause and impacts of. Jan 30,  · (In my book with Jon Gruber, Jump-Starting America, we examine the statistics and history in more detail.) Inequality has become a driver of worsening outcomes in a broader political-economy sense. Second, the extent of inequality has increased, owing partly to barriers to market entry, which also undermine economic growth.

Feb 21,  · The part of the book that has received a great deal of attention focusses on rising inequality since the mids in industrial countries. Piketty argues that r, the rate of return on capital, broadly defined, has in recent decades been greater than g, the rate of growth of income. Jan 01,  · This book shows that, far from being either necessary or good for growth, inequality leads to weaker economic performance. Moreover, increases in inequality have been a choice, not an unexpected outcome. The extent of inequality depends very much on the policies governments chose.

These Raffaele Mattioli Lectures have brought together two of the world's leading economists, Professors Philippe Aghion (a theorist) and Jeffrey Williamson (an economic historian), to question the conventional wisdom on inequality and growth, and address its inability to explain recent economic fixdemocracynow.com: Philippe Aghion, Jeffrey G. Williamson. Book Inequality, Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization Where the shift towards liberalization and globalization was concluded, the right arm of the U stabilized at the 'steady state level of inequality' typical of the new policy regime, as observed in the UK after Growth, Structural Change and Inequality.


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Sep 18,  · Dying For Growth: Global Inequality and the Health of the Poor [Jim Yong Kim, Joyce V. Millen, Alec Irwin, John Gershman] on fixdemocracynow.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This collection of fourteen case studies from all over the world examines the root causes and effects of a global economic system that consigns a fifth of the world's population to abject poverty and offers more /5(5).

Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how trends in economic inequality and mobility and changes in the economy have affected the concentration of wealth, income, and earnings, and how these distributional shifts have affected the promise of economic security and opportunity.

In developmental economics, the Poverty-Growth-Inequality Triangle (also called the Growth-Inequality-Poverty Triangle or GIP Triangle) refers to the idea that a country's change in poverty can be fully determined by its change in income growth and income fixdemocracynow.coming to the model, a development strategy must then also be based on income growth and income inequality.

Get the eBook or Read Online Now. About Equity, Growth, and Community Chris Benner and Manuel Pastor's new book Equity, Growth, and Community, What the Nation Can Learn from America's Metro Areas examines how inequality stunts economic growth and how bringing together equity and growth.

Jun 07,  · Confronting Inequality: How Societies Can Choose Inclusive Growth [Jonathan D. Ostry, Prakash Loungani, Andrew Berg, Joseph E.

Stiglitz] on fixdemocracynow.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Inequality has drastically increased in many countries around Inequality and Growth book globe over the past three decades.

The widening gap between the very rich and everyone else is often portrayed as an 5/5(1). Inequality is pervasive in the social life, and understanding it is a central task for the social sciences.

This article provides an overview of inequality analysis, discussing the framework with its questions and building blocks and surveying the twin branches of theoretical inequality analysis and empirical inequality analysis, the latter.

Mar 26,  · In this week’s magazine, I’ve got a lengthy piece about “Capital in the Twenty-first Century,” a new book about rising inequality by Thomas Piketty, a French economist, that is sparking a. Inequality Book Reviews–Home Page. Inequality.

Inequality is a defining issue of our time. Market forces unrestrained by government inevitably lead to ever-increasing concentration of wealth in the hands of the few. that successfully combined market forces and government oversight to produce several decades of robust growth shared across.

Sep 03,  · Growth is not a solution, but a part of the problem, degrowthers argue, and cannot be endless in a world with finite resources.

It perpetuates a cycle of consumption and production, putting the planet and our well-being at great risk. But, despite all the costs, economic growth continues to be the raison d’etre in politics and the business. Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a book by French economist Thomas Piketty.

It focuses on wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States since the 18th century. It was initially published in French (as Le Capital au XXIe siècle) in August ; an English translation by Arthur Goldhammer followed in April Author: Thomas Piketty.

The other is to fail in untying the political knot that blocks growth, leaving it a middle-income country. The source of his contrasting futures for Brazil is inequality, which he demonstrates is a relevant variable in any discussion of economic growth. Inequality illuminates causes of seemingly-unconnected problems.

Benner and Pastor examine how inequality stunts economic growth and how bringing together equity and growth requires concerted local action. Combining data, case studies, and emerging narratives on multi-sector collaborations in 11 metro regions, the book offers a powerful prescription not just for metros but for our national challenges of slow.

But, as time passed and growth persisted, inequality continued to grow, casting doubt on the received wisdom. The aim of this two-volume book is to analyze the current state of global and regional inequality, dissect the phenomenal increase in inequality that we have seen occur in recent times, and better understand the complex relationship.

Introduction: Feminist Economics of Inequality, Development, and Growth /Gunseli Berik, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, "Drawing on feminist economics perspective, this book seeks to put the issue of inequality front and center in the analysis of economic growth and development.

It tells a clear story, and it contains a lot of interesting material."- Anthony Atkinson, Professor Nuffield CollegeOxford University, United Kingdom "The key conclusion of the report is that rapid economic growth is fundamentally important for job creation and, consequently, reducing poverty.".

Jan 30,  · Economic policymakers can no longer afford to view inequality as an issue separate from boosting employment and incomes. Addressing it through a wealth tax, combined with more effective antitrust policies and enforcement, has become essential to sustaining economic growth, including by encouraging the creation and growth of new business.

distinguish between market and net inequality in trying to understand the growth-inequality nexus and to separately control for redistribution in growth-inequality work. Second, lower net inequality seems to drive faster and more durable growth for a given level of redistribution. These results are highly supportive of our earlier work, now.

Jan 30,  · Not surprisingly, therefore, much thought has been devoted to the question of how to design and run monetary and fiscal policies that can sustain.

Inequality and Growth: Patterns and Policy, Volume 1. Concepts and Analysis, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Author(s) But, as time passed and growth persisted, inequality continued to grow, casting doubt on the received wisdom. The aim of this two-volume book is to analyze the current state of global and regional inequality, dissect the Cited by: 1.

Downloadable. The growing levels of income inequality, an explosion of global financial flows, and a worldwide decline of economic growth have combined to challenge accepted economic wisdom. Utilizing a heterodox approach, Pablo G. Bortz provides a fresh look for understanding the interaction between these three factors while identifying challenges and possible alternatives for an expansionary Cited by: 3.

How to tax the rich. Economists say that some inequality is needed to propel growth. Without the carrot of large financial rewards, risky entrepreneurship and innovation would grind to a halt.Inequality and Growth: Patterns and Policy, Volume 2.

Regions and Regularities, New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Author(s) But, as time passed and growth persisted, inequality continued to grow, casting doubt on the received wisdom. The aim of this two-volume book is to analyze the current state of global and regional inequality, dissect the Cited by: 1.Inequality and Growth in Modern China Edited by Guanghua Wan WIDER Studies in Development Economics.

Provides comprehensive coverage of topics relating to inequality and poverty in China; Utilizes alternative data sets to produce robust and reliable policy recommendations.