Readership: Academics and graduate students in economics, sociology, politics, social policy, and public health. Policy-makers engaged with societal debates about inequality and its impacts.
Edited by Wiemer Salverda, Professor of Labour Market and Inequality, Amsterdam Center for Inequality Studies AMCIS, and Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies AIAS, University of Amsterdam, Brian Nolan, Principal, College of Human Sciences, University College Dublin, Daniele Checchi, University of Milan, Ive Marx, Associate Professor, University of Antwerp, Abigail McKnight, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics, István György Tóth, Director, Tárki Social Research Institute Budapest, and Herman van de Werfhorst, Professor of Sociology, University of
The seven editors together have organised and coordinated the three and a half year Growing Inequalities' Impacts GINI project, which has generated the results reported in this volume. They are an international team drawn from different disciplines and with important and complementary expertise in the fields covered by the book. They share a history of joint publications, including edited volumes, and extensive cooperation in research networks such LoWER (European Low-wage Employment Research network, 1996-2008), Equalsoc (Network of Excellence, since 2005), and ImPRovE (Poverty Reduction in Europe: Social Policy and Innovation, since
1: Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight, István György Tóth, and Herman G. van de Werfhorst: Introduction
2: Francesco Bogliacino and Virginia Maestri: Increasing Economic Inequalities?
3: Wiemer Salverda and Christina Haas: Earnings, Employment, and Income Inequality
4: Virginia Maestri, Francesco Bogliacino, and Wiemer Salverda: Wealth Inequality and the Accumulation of Debt
5: Gabriele Ballarino, Massimiliano Bratti, Antonio Filippin, Carlo Fiorio, Marco Leonardi, and Francesco Scervini: Increasing Educational Inequalities?
6: Brian Nolan and Chris Whelan: The Social Impact of Income Inequality: Poverty, Deprivation, and Social Cohesion
7: Abigail McKnight and Frank Cowell: Social Impacts: Health, Housing, and Inter-generational Mobility
8: István György Tóth, Dániel Horn, and Márton Medgyesi: Rising Inequalities: Will Electorates Go for Higher Redistribution?
9: Robert Andersen, Brian Burgoon, and Herman G. van de Werfhorst: Inequality, Legitimacy, and the Political System
10: Ive Marx and Tim van Rie: The Policy Response to Inequality: Redistributing Income
11: Ive Marx and Gerlinde Verbist: The Policy Response: Employment and Services
12: Daniele Checchi, Herman G. van de Werfhorst, Michela Braga, and Elena Meschi: The Policy Response to Educational Inequalities
13: Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Daniele Checchi, Ive Marx, Abigail McKnight, István György Tóth, and Herman G. van de Werfhorst: Conclusions