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The Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities and Interactions in China

John Knight and Lina Song

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book describes and explains the remarkably large rural–urban divide in economic wellbeing that exists in China. How did it come about? How is it maintained, in the face of equilibrating market ... More


The Income Concept

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution: Includes CD

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The definition of income in developed and developing countries is introduced. The use of household sample surveys to gather information on income distribution is discussed as well as the derived ... More


Measuring Food Security Using Respondents' Perception of Food Consumption Adequacy *

Mauro Migotto, Benjamin Davis, Calogero Carletto, and Kathleen Beegle

in Food Security: Indicators, Measurement, and the Impact of Trade Openness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199236558
eISBN:
9780191717031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236558.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter compares information on self-perceived food consumption adequacy from the subjective modules of household surveys with standard quantitative indicators, namely calorie consumption, ... More


Economic Growth and the Labour Market

John Knight

in China's Remarkable Economic Growth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698691
eISBN:
9780191739118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698691.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Financial Economics

China has achieved rapid economic growth, averaging more than 9% per annum over the three decades 1978–2008. Over the same period the labour force has grown by 380 million, or by 90%, equivalent to ... More


Measuring Poverty in a Growing World (or Measuring Growth in a Poor World) 1

Angus Deaton

in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The extent to which growth reduces global poverty has been disputed for several decades. Although there are better data than ever before, controversies are not resolved. A major problem is that ... More


Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Stephen P. Jenkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Britain's income distribution is like a multi-story apartment building with the numbers of residents on the different floors corresponding to the concentration of people at different income levels in ... More


Sources of Longitudinal Data on Income: Household Panel Surveys in Context

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the different sources of longitudinal data on income, focusing on administrative record data and household panel surveys (of which the British Household Panel Survey used in ... More


A Note on the Mis(Use) of National Accounts for Estimation of Household Final Consumption Expenditures for Poverty Measures

Ivo Havinga, Gisèle Kamanou, and Vu Quang Viet

in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines, from a global perspective, why poverty counts at different points in time generate marked and growing discrepancies when estimated from national accounts aggregated statistics ... More


The British Household Panel Survey and its Income Data

Stephen P. Jenkins

in Changing Fortunes: Income Mobility and Poverty Dynamics in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199226436
eISBN:
9780191728457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226436.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter introduces the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), the data source underpinning the book's empirical analysis. The BHPS is described in detail — the design, sample size and response ... More


Introduction

Sudhir Anand, Paul Segal, and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Debates on the Measurement of Global Poverty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199558032
eISBN:
9780191721335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558032.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The measurement and tracking of global poverty is a critical element in assessing progress towards the first Millennium Development Goal, and different researchers have presented widely-varying ... More


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