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The Resource Worlds apart : measuring international and global inequality, Branko Milanovic

Worlds apart : measuring international and global inequality, Branko Milanovic

Label
Worlds apart : measuring international and global inequality
Title
Worlds apart
Title remainder
measuring international and global inequality
Statement of responsibility
Branko Milanovic
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Milanović, Branko
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.I5
LC item number
M55 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Income distribution
  • Economic development
  • Globalization
  • Equality
Label
Worlds apart : measuring international and global inequality, Branko Milanovic
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-221) and indexes
Contents
The promise of the twentieth century -- A topic whose time has come -- I: Setting the stage -- The three concepts of inequality defined -- Other differences between the concepts -- International and world inequality compared -- II: Inequality among countries -- Rising differences in per capita incomes -- Regional convergence, divergence, or ... "vergence" -- The shape of international GDP per capita distribution -- Winners and losers: increasing dominance of the west -- III: Global inequality -- Concept 2 inequality: decreasing in the past twenty years -- High global inequality: no trend? -- A world without a middle class -- IV: Concluding comments -- The three concepts of inequality in historical perspective -- Why does global inequality matter and what to do about it?
Control code
56517904
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 227 p.
Isbn
9780691121109
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004058312
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Worlds apart : measuring international and global inequality, Branko Milanovic
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-221) and indexes
Contents
The promise of the twentieth century -- A topic whose time has come -- I: Setting the stage -- The three concepts of inequality defined -- Other differences between the concepts -- International and world inequality compared -- II: Inequality among countries -- Rising differences in per capita incomes -- Regional convergence, divergence, or ... "vergence" -- The shape of international GDP per capita distribution -- Winners and losers: increasing dominance of the west -- III: Global inequality -- Concept 2 inequality: decreasing in the past twenty years -- High global inequality: no trend? -- A world without a middle class -- IV: Concluding comments -- The three concepts of inequality in historical perspective -- Why does global inequality matter and what to do about it?
Control code
56517904
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 227 p.
Isbn
9780691121109
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004058312
Other physical details
ill.

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