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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


Social Interactions and Human Capital Spillovers

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines social interactions in human capital spillovers by focusing on spatial patterns in productivity, wages, and incomes, with particular emphasis on whether spatial concentration ... More


Increasing Wage Inequality

John Knight and Lina Song

in Towards a Labour Market in China

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199245277
eISBN:
9780191602207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245274.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines wage inequality in urban China. Increased wage discrimination against women and minorities was observed in favour of Communist Party members. The market forces operating in the ... 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


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


Tax Policy in the Presence of Migration and Urban Unemployment

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:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Two pervasive features of most less developed countries (LDCs) are the presence of persistent urban unemployment and rural to urban migration, and these phenomena are important for an analysis of ... 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


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


Power, Politics, and the Struggle over Working-Class Religion, 1910–1938

Matthew Pehl

in The Making of Working-Class Religion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the labor question brought about by the massive social changes unleashed by industrial, corporate capitalism, and rapid urbanization. This “labor question,” as historian Steve ... More


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