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Global Inequality

A Comprehensive Introduction

by Ayse Kaya

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • International economics,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Economics - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • INCOME DISTRIBUTION,
  • SOCIAL JUSTICE,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Equality,
  • International economic relations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Held (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7956820M
    ISBN 100745638872
    ISBN 109780745638874

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One of the world’s leading economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic presents a bold new account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale.

Drawing on vast data sets and cutting-edge research, he explains the benign and malign forces that make inequality. Global inequality has been declining slightly since the early s.

This long episode suggests that rising inequality is not necessarily bad. One of the most fascinating issues illuminated in the book is how people’s incomes are affected by the country in which they live (location), as distinguished from their position in that country’s income distribution (class).

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About the Author Branko Milanović is a senior scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center and a 9/10(). Global Inequalities, by York W. Bradshaw and Michael Wallace, provides a comprehensive introduction to global inequalities between and within major world regions.

The book presents general theoretical arguments and then applies them to four areas: Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

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Global Wealth Inequality According to the Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, the world’s richest 1 percent, those with more than $1 million, own 44 percent of the world’s wealth.

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Branko Milanovic has written an outstanding book. Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization is informative, wide-ranging, scholarly, imaginative, and commendably brief.

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Book Description: Winner of the Bruno Kreisky Prize, Karl Renner Institut A Financial Times Best Economics Book of the Year An Economist Best Book of the Year A Livemint Best Book of the Year One of the world's leading economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic presents a bold new account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale.

Drawing on vast data sets and cutting-edge. Book Review: Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization. Marshall I. Steinbaum. ILR Review 1, Share. Book Review: Branco Milanovic Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization Show details. Articles Citing this One: 0 Author: Marshall I.

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As you would expect from one of the world's leading experts on this topic, Milanovic has added significantly to important recent works by Thomas Piketty, Anthony Atkinson and François Bourguignon /5(58). Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization.

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts,pp., $ (cloth). From assessing inequality in the Byzantine Empire to musing over where people fall on the global distribution of income, Branko Milanovic has made a name for himself as an innovative thinker in this.

Isabel Ortiz Matthew Cummins GLOBAL INEQUALITY: BEYOND THE BOTTOM BILLION A Rapid Review of Income Distribution in Countries SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY. "In Global Inequality, Branko Milanovic continues his lifelong investigation into the past, present, and future of inequality, within and between nations, and in the world as a whole.

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IQ and Global Inequality is a book by psychologist Richard Lynn and political scientist Tatu Vanhanen. IQ and Global Inequality is follow-up to their book IQ and the Wealth of Nations, [2] an expansion of the argument that international differences in current economic development are due in part to differences in average national intelligence as indicated by national IQ estimates, and a response to Author: Richard Lynn, Tatu Vanhanen.

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