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Externalities in Rural Development: Evidence for China

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables

in Spatial Inequality and Development

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Tests for external effects of local economic activity on consumption and income growth at the farm household level using panel data from four provinces of post-reform rural China. The tests allow for ... More


Economic Development in Palanpur, 1957–93 *

Jean Drèze, Peter Lanjouw, and Naresh Sharma

in Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288329
eISBN:
9780191596599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288328.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Surveys the broad process of economic and social change in Palanpur between 1957 and 1993. Population growth, occupational diversification, and technological change are identified as key forces of ... More


Poverty Reduction in China: Trends and Causes

Yin Zhang and Guanghua Wan

in Inequality and Growth in Modern China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199535194
eISBN:
9780191715730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535194.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the trends and causes of poverty in China in the 1990s by applying the Shapley decomposition to unit-record household survey data. The changes in poverty trends are ... More


Income Mobility and How it has Changed over Time

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/9780199226436.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter first differentiates four dimensions of income mobility: origin dependence, movement, income growth, and income risk. It then presents data about income mobility from the first three ... More


Spaghetti Unravelled: A Model-Based Description of Differences in Income-Age Trajectories

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/9780199226436.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes individuals' income-age trajectories. A picture of these looks like a plateful of cooked spaghetti but it is shown that this spaghetti can be unravelled using a statistical ... More


Has Rising Inequality Reduced Middle-Class Income Growth?

Lane Kenwortby

in Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804778244
eISBN:
9780804786751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778244.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

A rise in the income share of the top 1 percent is likely to come at least partly at the expense of those in the middle, resulting in slower growth of absolute incomes for middle-class households. ... More


Dispersion in House Price and Income Growth across Markets: Facts and Theories

Joseph Gyourko, Christopher Mayer, and Todd Sinai (eds)

in Agglomeration Economics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297897
eISBN:
9780226297927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297927.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The growing dispersion in house price and income growth rates across metropolitan statistical areas is one of the most important stylized facts about metropolitan areas in America. This chapter sheds ... More


Demographic Transition, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth: Some Evidence from Cross-Country and Korean Microdata

Chin Hee Hahn and Chang-Gyun Park

in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386850
eISBN:
9780226386881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386881.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter describes the relationships between the speed of demographic transition and per capita income growth, and the speed of demographic transition and human capital accumulation. Both ... More


Fifteen Years On: Household Incomes in South Africa

Murray Leibbrandt and James Levinsohn

in African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226316222
eISBN:
9780226316369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316369.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This paper uses national household survey data to examine changes in real per capita incomes in South Africa between 1993 and 2008; the start and the end of the first fifteen years of post-apartheid ... More


Current Account Deficits in Industrial Countries: The Bigger They Are, the Harder They Fall?

Caroline Freund and Frank Warnock

in G7 Current Account Imbalances: Sustainability and Adjustment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226107264
eISBN:
9780226107288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107288.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter investigates the episodes of current account adjustment in industrial countries. The data support the claims that the size of the current account deficit and the extent to which it is ... More


Dynamics of Livelihoods, Income, and Poverty: Scope for Shared Prosperity

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Chapter 5 presents a systematic analysis of urban poverty by examining changes in the human-capital composition of the labour force, in the livelihoods of the respondents, and the level and ... More


Dhaka’s Changing Landscape and Fortune: The Three Compelling Questions

Rita Afsar and Mahabub Hossain

in Dhaka's Changing Landscape: Prospects for Economic Development, Social Change, and Shared Prosperity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190121112
eISBN:
9780190991258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190121112.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The introductory chapter highlights the doubts generated by contradictory signals of rapid urbanization in Dhaka, a mega city in the context of its high economic growth and yet, the concerns for ... More


Incarceration and the Economic Fortunes of Urban Neighborhoods

Jeffrey Fagan and Valerie West

in Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter turns to the response of the criminal justice system to neighborhood violence, in particular examining to what extent persistently high levels of incarceration can depress economic ... More


Can Migration be a Conduit for Transformative Youth Employment?

Valerie Mueller and Hak Lim Lee

in Youth and Jobs in Rural Africa: Beyond Stylized Facts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198848059
eISBN:
9780191882630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848059.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

Migration has traditionally been considered a necessary component of the transformation process. However, without a green revolution or government-sponsored industrialization, which sparked the ... More


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