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Inequality, Mobility, and Segregation: Essays in Honor of Jacques Silber Vol: 20

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06 Sep 2012
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
410 pages - 156 x 234 x 28mm
Research on Economic Inequality


This volume honors the lifetime and continuing contributions of Professor Jacques Silber. The book contains 15 papers, which were presented at the Fourth Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, Catania, Sicily, July 2011. Theoretical topics covered in Volume 20 include measuring segregation, welfare and liberty, the use of influence functions in distributional analysis, and the axiomatic approach to multidimensional inequality. Empirical studies include occupational and residential segregation, regional convergence, impact of variable of equivalence scales on income inequality, earnings and educational inequality and mobility, poverty transitions, and welfare reform. These empirical studies examine a variety of countries and cultures: Afro-Latinos, Italian immigrants, and Indian states as well as the European Union and the United States.
List of Contributors. Introduction. Chapter 1 Measuring Segregation: Basic Concepts and Extensions to Other Domains. Chapter 2 Occupational Segregation Measures: A Role for Status. Chapter 3 Occupational Segregation of Afro-Latinos. Chapter 4 Multigroup Segregation Patterns and Determinants: The Case of Immigrants in an Italian City. Chapter 5 Equal-equivalents for Inequality, Welfare, and Liberty: Concepts and Policy. Chapter 6 Influence Functions for Policy Impact Analysis. Chapter 7 A Note on Multidimensional Distribution-Sensitive Poverty Axioms. Chapter 8 Convergence Club Empirics: Evidence from Indian States. Chapter 9 The EU-wide Earnings Distribution. Chapter 10 Earnings Mobility, Earnings Inequality, and Labor Market Institutions in Europe. Chapter 11 Intergenerational Educational Mobility and Social Exclusion – Germany and the United States Compared. Chapter 12 Variable Equivalence Scales and Trends in German Income Inequality. Chapter 13 Educational Inequality in the World, 1950–2010: Estimates from a New Dataset. Chapter 14 Understanding the Drivers of Low-Income Transitions in Luxembourg. Chapter 15 Welfare Reform and Poverty: A Latent Trajectory Model Analysis. Inequality, Mobility and Segregation: Essays in Honor of Jacques Silber. Research on Economic Inequality. Research on Economic Inequality. Copyright page.

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