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Income Distribution and Tax and Government Social-Spending Policies in Developing Countries

Ke-young Chu, Hamid Davoodi, and Sanjeev Gupta

in Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Provides an overview of the changes in income distribution in developing and transition countries in recent decades, and assesses the incidence of taxes and government expenditure in these countries. ... More


Dollarization and Euroization in Transition Countries: Currency Substitution, Asset Substitution, Network Externalities, and Irreversibility

Edgar L. Feige and James W. Dean

in Monetary Unions and Hard Pegs: Effects on Trade, Financial Development, and Stability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271405
eISBN:
9780191601200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271402.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The chapter examines the extent, causes and consequences of transition countries’ use of foreign currency as a co-circulating medium of exchange and store of value. Using new estimates of foreign ... More


AIDS and the Ecology of Poverty

Eileen Stillwaggon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195169270
eISBN:
9780199783427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169271.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the social and economic context of poverty and economic crisis in developing and transition countries. It challenges the assumption — implicit in AIDS ... More


A snapshot of child well-being in transition countries: exploring new methods of monitoring child well-being

Petra Hoelscher, Dominic Richardson, and Jonathan Bradshaw

in Global Child Poverty and Well-being: Measurement, Concepts, Policy and Action

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781847424822
eISBN:
9781447307235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424822.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Two decades of transition have seen growing diversity in economic and social development across Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States. Living conditions have changed rapidly ... More


Sources and Obstacles for Growth in Transition Countries: The Role of Credit

Fabrizio Coricelli, Bostjan Jazbeč, and Igor Masten

in Money, Crises, and Transition: Essays in Honor of Guillermo A. Calvo

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262182669
eISBN:
9780262282284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262182669.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

One of the distinguishing features of planned economies was the total irrelevance of credit and finance for the determination of output. Market reforms gave credit and finance a central role in ... More


Life Satisfaction in the Transition from Socialism to Capitalism: Europe and China

Richard A. Easterlin

in Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198723653
eISBN:
9780191790744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In China’s transition, per capita real output and consumption have multiplied more than fourfold in the past two decades, while in the European transition countries output and consumption have ... More


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