home libri books Fumetti ebook dvd top ten sconti 0 Carrello


Torna Indietro

hills john (curatore) - new inequalities

New Inequalities The Changing Distribution of Income and Wealth in the United Kingdom




Disponibilità: Normalmente disponibile in 20 giorni
A causa di problematiche nell'approvvigionamento legate alla Brexit sono possibili ritardi nelle consegne.


PREZZO
48,98 €
NICEPRICE
46,53 €
SCONTO
5%



Questo prodotto usufruisce delle SPEDIZIONI GRATIS
selezionando l'opzione Corriere Veloce in fase di ordine.


Pagabile anche con 18App Bonus Cultura e Carta del Docente


Facebook Twitter Aggiungi commento


Spese Gratis

Dettagli

Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 05/1996





Trama

Leading specialists examine wealth distribution developments.




Note Editore

It is recognised that the gap between rich and poor in Britain is widening faster than in any comparable country. This important issue is attracting increasing attention after long neglect. Economists and others concerned with problems linked with inequality are investigating factors contributing to the situation. Based on results of the first recent major research programme in this area, this book, first published in 1996, examines wealth distribution in the United Kingdom over the last two decades. Leading specialists in the area tackle the problem from a wide variety of perspectives. Contributions include: the analysis of income distribution; the effects of greater female participation in the labour force; social security reform; and geographical variation at the national and local scale. Understanding the complexity of these factors is crucial to designing policies which can begin to cope with income inequalities.




Sommario

List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction: after the turning point John Hills; Part I. Income Distribution: 2. Seeking to explain the distribution of income A. B. Atkinson; 3. The changing shape of the UK income distribution: kernel density estimates Frank A. Cowell, Stephen P. Jenkins and Julie A Litchfield; 4. UK household cost-of-living indices, 1979–92 Ian Crawford; 5. Cost-of-living differences between the regions of the United Kingdom Vani K. Borooah, Patrick P. L. McGregor, Patricia M. McKee and Gwyneth E. Mulholland; Part II. Components of Income: 6. What has happened to the wages of men since 1966? Amanda Gosling, Stephen Machin and Costas Meghir; 7. Women's pay and family incomes in Britain, 1979–91 Susan Harkness, Stephen Machin and Jane Waldfogel; 8. More work in fewer households? Paul Gregg and Jonathan Wadsworth; 9. Self-employment and the distribution of incomes Nigel Meager, Gill Court and Janet Moralee; 10. Fairer or Fowler? The effects of the 1986 Social Security Act on family incomes Martin Evans; Part III. Spatial Aspects: 11. Aspects of the changing geography of poverty and wealth Anne E. Green; 12. Two nations? Changing patterns of income and wealth in two contrasting areas Michael Noble and George Smith; Part IV. Income and Wealth: 13. Patterns of financial wealth-holding in the United Kingdom James Banks, Andrew Dilnot and Hamish Low; 14. Home-ownership, housing wealth and wealth distribution in Britain Chris Hamnett and Jenny Seavers; Bibliography; Index.




Prefazione

The rich-poor gap is widening faster in Britain than any comparable country. This book examines wealth distribution developments. Leading specialists tackle the issue from a variety of perspectives. This book will interest economists, policy makers and those dealing with effects of inequality.










Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9780521556989

Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 228 x 24 x 153 mm Ø 620 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:102 tables
Pagine Arabe: 424


Dicono di noi