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Poverty and income distribution

Edward N. Wolff

Poverty and income distribution

by Edward N. Wolff

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- United States,
  • Poor -- United States,
  • Income distribution -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward N. Wolff.
    ContributionsWolff, Edward N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC110.P6 W648 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17048675M
    ISBN 109781405176606
    LC Control Number2008032203

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    TRADE, INCOME DISTRIBUTION AND POVERTY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: A SURVEY Amelia U. Santos-Paulino No. July Acknowledgements: The author is grateful to Marco Fugazza, Charles Gore, Alessandro Nicita, José R. Sánchez-Fung and Tony Thirlwall for comments and discussions on previous versions of the Size: 1MB. Income, inequality, and poverty during the transition from planned to market economy / Branko Milanovic. p. cm. — (World Bank regional and sectoral studies) Includes bibliographical references. ISBN X 1. Income distribution—Europe, Eastern. 2. Income distribution—Former Soviet repub-lics. 3. Poverty—Europe, Eastern. 4.

    The phrase “distribution of income” refers to a statistical distribution, not to a government collecting income and handing it out. How I Fought Envy, Part 3, by David R. Henderson. EconLog, Aug The third thing that helps me when I feel envious is to realize that the language of economics has set me up, along with many others.   Poverty and Income Distribution in India, first published in , brought together the global who’s who of poverty research of that time. But over the years, out of print, this important book had essentially vanished from library collections around the world.2/5(2).


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