This discussion is part of a series which aims to cover a broad spectrum of topics related to economic inequality. It discusses: is the size distribution of income stationary? Trade liberalization and the US living standard; inequality and unemployment; and, identifying low standards of living.
Is the size distribution of income stationary? (P. Rothman). More than a dozen alternative ways of spelling Gini (Shlomo Yitzhaki). Ranking poverty gap distributions: further TIPs for poverty analysis (S.P. Jenkins, P.J. Lambert). "Three "I"s of Poverty" curves and poverty dominance: TIPS for poverty analysis (S.P. Jenkins, P. Lambert). Trade liberalization and the U.S. living standard: theory and evidence: 1947-1994 (R. Batra, D.J. Slottje). Yankee generosity and the Japanese miracle (R. Batra, D.J. Slottje). Rising U.S. income inequality (E. Bird). Inequality and unemployment: an analysis across time and countries (J. Galbraith). Identifying low standards of living: evidence from Spain (M. Mercader Prats).