Growing Income Inequalities: Economic Analyses

Hardcover | December 24, 2012

EditorJoël Hellier, Nathalie Chusseau

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This book provides an up-to-date survey of existing economic literature on the dimensions of growing income inequalities in both advanced and emerging countries. The different explanations and dimensions of inequalities are addressed, particularly globalization, technical progress, in-work poverty, changes in labor market institutions, education and intergenerational mobility, growth and development. The nine chapters provide simplified models exploring each of these elements, and assess commonly accepted explanations and mechanisms.

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This book provides an up-to-date survey of existing economic literature on the dimensions of growing income inequalities in both advanced and emerging countries. The different explanations and dimensions of inequalities are addressed, particularly globalization, technical progress, in-work poverty, changes in labor market institutions,...

JÖEL HELLIER is a professor of Economics at both the University of Nantes and the University of Lille 1, France. His research centers on the economic analysis of inequality in relation to globalization and intergenerational skill mobility, particularly from a theoretical point of view. NATHALIE CHUSSEAU is an associate professor of E...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 10.52 × 5.66 × 0.98 inPublished:December 24, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230303420

ISBN - 13:9780230303423

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Table of Contents

PART I: WHERE DO WE STAND? WHY IS IT SO?
Growing Income Inequalities in Advanced Countries; N.Chusseau & M.Dumont
Inequality in Emerging Countries; N.Chusseau & J.Hellier
The Working Poor; E.Kalugina

PART II: GLOBALIZATION, TECHNICAL CHANGE AND INEQUALITY
The North-South HOS Model, Inequality and Globalization; J.Hellier
Is There A Tradeoff Between Wage Inequality and Unemployment? M.Dumont
PART III: INEQUALITY, INSTITUTIONS AND LABOUR MARKETS
Growing Inequalities, Globalization and Trade Unions; G.Rayp
Efficiency Wages and Inequality; W.Meeusen & V.Stavrevska
PART IV: INEQUALITY, EDUCATION AND GROWTH
Education, Intergenerational Mobility and Inequality; N.Chusseau & J.Hellier
Inequality, Growth and Welfare: The Main Links; J.Hellier & S.Lambrecht