Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries

Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries

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This book uses a combination of comparative analysis and in-depth examination of the experience of 30 countries over the past 30 years, to see whether inequality in incomes, wealth, and education has been widening. It shows how these inequalities are related to social and political outcomes such as poverty, family structures, health, and crime.Wealth data can be collected through household surveys, tax records, or imputed on the basis of income information. ... wealth data collected from different sources : a€c WIDER 2000 by the United Nations University; a€c Global Wealth Report (GWR) ... Credit Suisse Research Institute recently started collecting comparable indicators of wealth inequality in its Global Wealth ... The figures for 2010 and 2011 are constructed by taking into account the asset composition of householdsa#39; wealth byanbsp;...

Title:Changing Inequalities in Rich Countries
Author:Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight, István György Tóth
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2014-01


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