The Resource Declining inequality in Latin America : a decade of progress?, Luis F. Lopez-Calva, Nora Lustig, editors

Declining inequality in Latin America : a decade of progress?, Luis F. Lopez-Calva, Nora Lustig, editors

Label
Declining inequality in Latin America : a decade of progress?
Title
Declining inequality in Latin America
Title remainder
a decade of progress?
Statement of responsibility
Luis F. Lopez-Calva, Nora Lustig, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Latin America is often singled out for its high and persistent income inequality. Toward the end of the 1990s, however, income concentration began to fall across the region. Of the seventeen countries for which comparable data are available, twelve have experienced a decline, particularly since 2000. This book is among the first efforts to understand what happened in these countries and why. Led by editors Felipe Lpez-Calva and Nora Lustig, a panel of distinguished economists undertakes in-depth analyses of Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru. In addition, they provide essential background in
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
339.2/2098
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
HC130.I5
LC item number
D43 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Declining inequality in Latin America : a decade of progress?, Luis F. Lopez-Calva, Nora Lustig, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : explaining the decline in inequality in Latin America : technological change, educational upgrading, and democracy / Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva and Nora Lustig -- Labor earnings inequality : the demand for and supply of skills / Jaime Kahhat -- The political economy of redistributive policies / James A. Robinson -- The dynamics of income concentration in developed and developing countries : a view from the top / Facundo Alvaredo and Thomas Piketty -- A distribution in motion : the case of Argentina / Leonardo Gasparini and Guillermo Cruces -- Markets, the state, and the dynamics of inequality in Brazil / Ricardo Barros, Mirela de Carvalho, Samuel Franco, and Rosane Mendonca -- Mexico : a decade of falling inequality : market forces or state action? / Gerardo Esquivel, Nora Lustig, and John Scott -- Inequality in post-structural reform Peru: the role of market forces and public policy / Miguel Jaramillo and Jaime Saavedra
Control code
ocn649906436
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 253 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780815704447
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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22573/ctt5zdq52
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b25160576
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)649906436
  • pebcs0815704445

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