Inequality and Opportunity: Papers from the Second ECINEQ Society Meeting

Overview

Volume 16 of Research on Economic Inequality contains a selection of 14 papers from the Second Biannual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, Berlin, July 2007. This conference brings together both established scholars in the field of income distribution as well as advanced graduate students and new PhD's. The multiday conference provides a forum for over 150 participants to share their work with one another.
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Overview

Volume 16 of Research on Economic Inequality contains a selection of 14 papers from the Second Biannual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, Berlin, July 2007. This conference brings together both established scholars in the field of income distribution as well as advanced graduate students and new PhD's. The multiday conference provides a forum for over 150 participants to share their work with one another.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848551343
  • Publisher: JAI Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2008
  • Pages: 338
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Introduction ix

Equal Liberties and the Resulting Optimum Income Distribution and Taxation Serge-Christophe Kolm 1

Inequality and Envy Frank Cowell Udo Ebert 37

Interdependent Preferences in the Design of Equal-Opportunity Policies Juan D. Moreno-Ternero 49

Higher Education and Equality of Opportunity in Italy Vito Peragine Laura Serlenga 67

Inequality of Opportunity for Income in Five Countries of Africa Denis Cogneau Sandrine Mesplé-Somps 99

Equalizing Income Versus Equalizing Opportunity: A Comparison of the United States and Germany Ingvild Almås 129

Intergenerational Income Inequality and Dynastic Poverty Persistence: Germany and the United States Compared Veronika V. Eberharter 157

Measuring Inequality with Ordinal Data: A Note Buhong Zheng 177

Multidimensional Unit- and Subgroup-Consistent Inequality and Poverty Measures: Some Characterizations Henar Díez Ma Casilda Lasso de la Vega Ana Urrutia 189

Rankings of Income Distributions: A Note on Intermediate Inequality Indices Coral del Río Olga Alonso-Villar 213

The Bonferroni, Gini, and De Vergottini Indices. Inequality, Welfare, and Deprivation in the European Union in 2000 Elena Bárcena Luis J. Imedio 231

On Various Ways of Measuring Unemployment, with Applications to Switzerland Joseph Deutsch Yves Fl&uumlet;ckiger Jacques Silber 259

Income Mobility in Argentina Luis Beccaria Fernando Groisman 285

Risk Level and Inequality Preference Liema Davidovitz 323

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