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The Problem

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This is an introductory chapter. The first three main sections outline the growth of interest in the inequality of pay, the economist's approach to pay determination, and the sociologist's approach ... More


Conclusions Concerning the Sources and the Malleability of the Inequality of Pay

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This final chapter brings together the main findings that have been reached by approaching the inequality of pay in two ways: differences between the average pay in different occupations (pay ... More


The Inequality of Pay

Henry Phelps Brown

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Why does or why should any one person earn eight times as much as another? The economist's answer relies mainly on supply and demand in the labour market, but the sociologist finds more significance ... More


The Distribution of Individual Earnings

Henry Phelps Brown

in The Inequality of Pay

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198851202
eISBN:
9780191596780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198851200.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter follows the examination in the previous chapter of differences in the dispersion of individual pay about the average in the presence of a given structure of pay by occupation. The ... More


Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis

James K. Galbraith

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855650
eISBN:
9780190261375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855650.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

As Wall Street rose to dominate the U.S. economy, income and pay inequalities in America came to dance to the tune of the credit cycle. As the reach of financial markets extended across the globe, ... More


Pay Inequality and World Development

James K. Galbraith

in Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855650
eISBN:
9780190261375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855650.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines pay inequality and world development using statistics compiled by the United Nations when examining direct measures of inequality in manufacturing pay. According to the original ... More


The Need for New Inequality Measures

James K. Galbraith

in Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199855650
eISBN:
9780190261375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855650.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines various problems and defects in published works on inequality measures through time. These, including datasets, have formed the basis of studies on inequality in the world ... More


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