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Income Elasticity and Economic Development: Methods and Applications

Income Elasticity and Economic Development: Methods and Applications

by M. Ohidul Haque

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005)

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This volume is mainly concerned with methods of estimating income elasticity. It is connected with economic development that can be achieved by reducing income inequality, a highly relevant subject in today's world for a wide range of policy areas.

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ISBN-13: 9781441937155
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 01/05/2011
Series: Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics , #42
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages: 259
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Australian Household Expenditure Surveys.- Functional Forms for Engel Curves.- Problems in Non-Linear Engel Functions.- The Box-Cox Engel Function.- A Review of Personal Income Distribution.- Elasticity from Concentration Curves.- Estimating Increase in Consumer Demand.- Food Demand Analysis in Australia.- Demand for Transport and Communication.- Demand for Alcohol in Australia.- Consumers’ Equivalence Scales: A Review.- Conclusions.

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