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Poverty, Inequality, and Health: An International Perspective

David Leon and Gill Walt (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192631961
eISBN:
9780191723599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631961.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book raises new and critical issues about health inequalities. It provides an international perspective on this problem, with contributions from the developed and developing world. The outcome ... More


Social Policy, Poverty, and Inequality

Juan Carlos Moreno-Brid and Jaime Ros

in Development and Growth in the Mexican Economy: An Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195371161
eISBN:
9780199870608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371161.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 9 describes the evolution of social policies during the structural reform process since the mid-1980s; going from the elimination of initiatives put in place during the oil bonanza to the ... More


Unequal outcomes for countries and people

Deepak Nayyar

in Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198849513
eISBN:
9780191883620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198849513.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Rapid economic growth in Asia was associated with an unequal distribution of its benefits among countries and between people. There was, in fact, a widening gap in per capita income levels within the ... More


Growth, Employment Creation, and Poverty Reduction: An Overview, Evidence, and Possible Applications to Africa

Haroon Bhorat

in Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Current and Emerging Issues

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198728450
eISBN:
9780191795343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728450.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to explore the role and importance of the labour market in the interactions between economic growth, poverty, and inequality. Ranging from the relationship between output and ... More


Towards a Better Global Economy Project:: Overview and Policy Options

Jere R. Behrman and Shahrokh Fardoust

in Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The slowdown in global economic growth and significant increases in income inequality within many developed and developing countries raise serious concerns about the continuation of these trends in ... More


Multidimensional Assessment of Child Welfare for Tanzania

Channing Arndt, Vincent Leyaro, Kristi Mahrt, and Finn Tarp

in Measuring Poverty and Wellbeing in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198744801
eISBN:
9780191805967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198744801.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Identifying trends in living standards in Tanzania has been a subject of considerable interest. Analysis of a household budget survey conducted in 2007 revealed consumption poverty rates ... More


Growth and Development in Gujarat: An Overview

Archana Dholakia and Ravindra Dholakia

in The Making of Miracles in Indian States: Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, and Gujarat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190236625
eISBN:
9780190236656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190236625.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The chapter outlines the growth history of Gujarat and progress made on the social front since its inception in 1960. While its performance relative to the average of the country was fluctuating ... More


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