Studies in Applied Welfare Analysis: Papers from the Third ECINEQ meeting

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This volume contains papers from the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality's Third Meeting in Buenos Aries, Argentina. The first five papers focus on Latin American countries. Issues covered by these papers include multidimensional poverty, equity effects of school dropouts, and the role of transfer programs in reducing Latin American Poverty. Additional papers cover topics such as relative deprivation, taxation and inequality, mobility dominance, polarization, estimation of child costs, nutritional ...

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Overview

This volume contains papers from the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality's Third Meeting in Buenos Aries, Argentina. The first five papers focus on Latin American countries. Issues covered by these papers include multidimensional poverty, equity effects of school dropouts, and the role of transfer programs in reducing Latin American Poverty. Additional papers cover topics such as relative deprivation, taxation and inequality, mobility dominance, polarization, estimation of child costs, nutritional inequality, and transportation inequalities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780857241450
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Publication date: 8/18/2010
  • Series: Research on Economic Inequality Series
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Refining the Basic Needs Approach: A Multidimensional Analysis of Poverty in Latin America María Emma Santos María Ana Lugo Luis Felipe Lóopez-Calva Guillermo Cruces Diego Battistón 1

Chapter 2 Multidimensional Poverty Among Children In Uruguay Verónica Amarante Rodrigo Arim Andrea Vigorito 31

Chapter 3 Exploring Intergenerational Educational Mobility In Argentina Ana Inés Navarro 55

Chapter 4 Are Informality and Poverty Dynamically Interrelated? Evidence from Argentina Francesco Devicienti Fernando Groisman Ambra Poggi 79

Chapter 5 Inequality Evolution in Brazil: The Role of Cash Transfer Programs and Other Income Sources Luiz Guilherme Scorzafave Érica Marina Carvalho de Lima 107

Chapter 6 Inequality Reducing Taxation Reconsidered Udo Ebert 131

Chapter 7 Counting Poverty Orderings and Deprivation Curves Ma Casilda Lasso de la Vega 153

Chapter 8 Testing for Mobility Dominance Yélé Maweki Batana Jean-Yves Duclos 173

Chapter 9 Distributional Change, Reference Groups, and the Measurement of Relative Deprivation Jacques Silber Paolo Verme 197

Chapter 10 Econometric Identification of the Cost of Maintaining a Child Martina Menon Federico Perali 219

Chapter 11 Rising Incomes and Nutritional Inequality in China John A. Bishop Haiyong Liu Buhong Zheng 257

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