Edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia, University of Florence
"... provides a systematic analysis of the changes in within-country income inequality over the last twenty years." - Oxfam Development Resources Review
PART I: INCOME DISTRIBUTION TRENDS,THEORIES AND POLICIES
1: Giovanni Andrea Cornia: Inequality, Growth and Poverty: An Overview of Changes over the Last Two Decades
2: Income Distribution Changes and Their Impact in the Post-World War II period Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Tony Addison with Sampsa Kiiski: Income Distribution Changes and Their Impact in the Post-World War II period
PART II: TRADITIONAL CAUSES OF INEQUALITY: STILL RELEVANT FOR EXPLAINING ITS RISE IN THE 1980s-90s?
3: Michael Carter: Land Ownership Inequality and the Income Distribution Consequences of Economic Growth
4: Daniele Checchi: Does Educational Achievement Help Explain Income Inequality?
5: Michael Lipton and Rob Eastwood: Rural and Urban Income and Poverty: Does Convergence Between Sectors Offset Divergence within Them?
PART III. RECENT FACTORS INFLUENCING THE DISTRIBUTION OF INCOME
6: Ajit Singh and Rahul Dhumale: Globalization, Technology and Income Inequality: A Critical Analysis
7: Lance Taylor: External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Distribution in Latin America and Elsewhere
8: Rolph van der Hoeven and Catherine Saget: Labour Market Institutions and Income Inequality: What are the New Insights after the Washington Consensus?
9: Anthony B. Atkinson: Increased Income Inequality in OECD Countries and the Redistributive Impact of the Government Budget
10: Ke-young Chu, Amid Davoodi and Sanjeev Gupta: Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries
11: Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Sanjay Reddy: The Impact of Adjustment Related Social Funds on Income Distribution and Poverty
PART IV. COUNTRY CASE STUDIES
12: Raghbendra Jha: Reducing Poverty and Inequality in India: Has Liberalization Helped?
13: Francisco Rodriguez: Factor Shares and Resource Booms: Accounting for the Evolution of Venezuelan Inequality
14: Erinc Yeldan: The Impact of Financial Liberalization and the Rise of Financial Rents on Income Inequality: The Case of Turkey
15: Carolyn Jenkins and Lynne Thomas: The Changing Nature of Inequality in South Africa
16: Isra Sarntisart: Growth, Structural Change and Inequality: The Experience of Thailand