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The Impact of Urban Wage and Employment Determination on Taxation Policies

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A general model (a reduced form formulation) for determining urban wages in less developed countries (LDCs) is presented, and, taking this into account, an analysis is made on the nature of ... More


Rural–Urban Prices in Open Economies

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An analysis is begun of the basic question of how the burden of financing economic development in less developed countries (LDCs) should be shared between those in the urban and rural sectors. An ... More


Taxation in the Urban Sector: Some Aspects of the Underlying Model

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Some aspects are discussed of modelling the urban sector less developed countries (LDCs) that are central for taxation analysis, and have typically been underemphasized in development economics. An ... More


Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book addresses one of development’s major issues: that during the early phases of economic development, there are often serious conflicts between the interests of town and country. The Corn Law ... More


The State of Our Cities: Evidence from Karnataka

Samuel Paul, Kala Seetharam Sridhar, A. Venugopala Reddy, and Pavan Srinath

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198080381
eISBN:
9780199081622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198080381.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Cities in Karnataka, as in India, suffer from inadequate data and information, which has undermined their ability and that of analysts and policymakers to comprehend the complex forces shaping cities ... More


The Objectives and Instruments of Government Policy and the Structure of the Economy in LDCs

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One of the concerns of this book is with government policies towards food and other agricultural goods, and with how a government treats producers in the rural sector and consumers in the urban ... More


The Price Scissors in Closed and Partially Closed Socialist Economies

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Addresses the same issues as were examined in the previous chapter, i.e. the situation in which there is only one set of prices in rural and urban sectors, but with reference to a closed economy. The ... More


The Rural-Urban Income Divide: Macroeconomics

John Knight and Lina Song

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

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293309
eISBN:
9780191684975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293309.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter states that the strategy of the Chinese government after the year 1949 was to promote rapid urban industrialization. The rural poverty would be alleviated through the transfer of ... More


Taxes and Subsidies on Different Goods in the Urban Sector

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An analysis of the effects of differential taxation or subsidization of different goods in the urban sector is presented. It is shown that the answer depends critically on two factors: how urban ... More


The Soviet Industrialization Debate and Collectivization

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

An economic question that became pivotal in the Soviet Union in the aftermath of the October Revolution of 1917 concerned how to raise the resources required to finance industrialization. The need ... More


Some Aspects of the Wage–Productivity Hypothesis That Are Relevant for Taxation Analysis

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A treatment of the wage–productivity hypothesis, which states that the wage a firm pays or the prices its workers face may have an important effect on the productivity of its workforce is presented. ... More


Labor Market Modeling and the Urban Informal Sector: Theory and Evidence

Gary S. Fields

in Employment and Development: How Work Can Lead From and Into Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198815501
eISBN:
9780191853166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815501.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The purpose of this chapter is to assess the compatibility between theoretical models of the urban informal sector (UIS) and empirical evidence on the workings of that sector in the context of ... More


Rural–Urban Dichotomy within the Informal Sector*

Saumya Chakrabarti

in Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The formal-informal-agriculture interaction models are extended with a multi-sector informality. The inter-sectoral relations are empirically analyzed, separately for the rural and urban informal ... More


Social Policy Reforms and Economic Distances in China

Qin Gao, Sui Yang, Fuhua Zhai, and Yake Wang

in Changing Trends in China's Inequality: Evidence, Analysis, and Prospects

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780190077938
eISBN:
9780190077969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077938.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Public and Welfare

Using CHIP data for 2002, 2007, and 2013, this chapter examines the effects of social policy reforms on the economic distance between rich and poor households in the urban, rural, and migrant ... More


Conclusion

Eliza Hartrich

in Politics and the Urban Sector in Fifteenth-Century England, 1413-1471

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198844426
eISBN:
9780191879975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198844426.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

By studying the urban political sector—a framework within which towns and the people who lived in them could pool their collective resources to influence national politics, and in which the internal ... More


Thirsty Cities: How Indian Cities Can Meet their Water Needs

M. Dinesh Kumar

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198099550
eISBN:
9780199084517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099550.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book is about sustainable urban water management for developing countries. It deals with holistically managing different aspects of urban water viz., water resources, water supplies, waste water ... More


Short-Run Conflicts and Complementarities*

Saumya Chakrabarti

in Inclusive Growth and Social Change: Formal-Informal-Agrarian Relations in India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466061
eISBN:
9780199086818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466061.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

All the complementarities and conflicts are knitted into analytical frameworks, giving rise to two structural macro-models in the two subsequent chapters. In this chapter, a theoretical framework for ... More


Women’s Work: Engendering Economic Anthropology

Florence E. Babb

in Women's Place in the Andes: Engaging Decolonial Feminist Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520298163
eISBN:
9780520970410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520298163.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Economic anthropologists have been slow to take advantage of the scholarship on gender relations in society. Although there have been some positive developments in the direction of incorporating ... More


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