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Dimensions of land inequality and economic development

Lennart Erickson

Dimensions of land inequality and economic development

by Lennart Erickson

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Published by International Monetary Fund, African Dept. in [Washington D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land -- Economic aspects.,
  • Education -- Costs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Lennart Erickson and Dietrich Vollrath.
    SeriesIMF working paper -- WP/04/158
    ContributionsVollrath, Dietrich., International Monetary Fund. African Dept.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20965402M

      If there are sufficient government policies and economic planning, a high growth rate can coexist with low economic inequality at any stage of development. A free-market society without statutory protection on wages may have unfairly low wages for certain types of work, usually those involving repetitive tasks and low skills, which widens the.   Spatial inequality serves to maintain and reinforce inequality that results from the operation of the labor market, although the degree to which it is a cause rather than just an effect is still open to debate. Good indicators of neighborhood inequality include racial segregation, economic segregation, and the concentration of poverty.

    We live in an unequal world in which descriptors of global inequality—especially inequalities in income—abound.“[T]he world’s richest individuals have a combined income greater than that of the poorest million billion people [are] . By Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Applied Economics, MIT and James Robinson, Professor, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Originally published at VoxEU. Editor’s note: This column first appeared as a chapter in the Vox eBook, The Long Economic and Political Shadow of History, Volume 1, available to download here.. The immense economic inequality .

      I recommend the book to those interested in Asian economic development and strategies to alleviate poverty.' ― American Journal of Agricultural Economics Vol Issue 4, July ‘The worsening income inequality is an increasing concern throughout the world, and in particular, in the fast growing nations of Singapore, China and India. income inequality, its changes over time and its impact on poverty alleviation and economic development, came to the centre of the discussion of scholars, policy-makers, and the public at large. A book edited by Cornia () made a significant contribution to .


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Dimensions of land inequality and economic development by Lennart Erickson Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are several theories linking land inequality with aspects of economic development. Empirical work on these theories has attempted to establish a relationship between land inequality and institutions, financial development, and education. This research, though, has relied on measures of land inequality that capture only inequality within the class of Cited by:   Abstract.

There are several theories linking land inequality with aspects of economic development. Empirical work on these theories has attempted to establish a relationship between land inequality and institutions, financial development, and by:   Social Dimensions of Economic Development and Productivity: Inequality and Social Performance Beverly A.

Carlson Naciones Unidas, ECLAC, Restructuring and Competitiveness Network, Division of Production, Productivity and Development, Jan 1, - Social Science - 77 pages. Chapters explore gender inequality in newly industrialized countries, the effects of economic development on employment status in less developed countries in the Western Hemisphere, and the economic development and status of women in South Korea.

Part II discusses the economic status of women in France, Mexico, and by: Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development Prepared by Lennart Erickson and Dietrich Vollrath1 Authorized for distribution by Edouard Maciejewski August Abstract This Working Paper should not be reported as representing the views of the by: Inthe ratio between the income of the top and bottom 20 percent of the world's population was three to one.

Byit was eighty-six to one. A study titled "Divided we Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising" by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) sought to explain the causes for this rising inequality by investigating economic inequality.

This article attempts to analyze the effect of gender inequality on economic growth using the GMM dynamic panel for the five countries of the Great Maghreb during the. The book focuses on the sources of democracy, the relationship between economic development and thresholds of democracy, and finally on responses to democratization.

Of course, definitions of democracy have varied over an extraordinarily wide range, as have conceptions of inequality, and the reader will find such variations reflected in. The Gender Inequality Index from the Human Development Report only has data from Considering this, Sarah Carmichael, Selin Dilli and Auke Rijpma, from Utrecht University, produced a similar composite index of gender inequality, using available data for the periodin order to make aggregate comparisons over the long run.

INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH Joseph Stiglitz Introduction In the middle of the twentieth century, it came to be believed that ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’: economic growth would bring increasing wealth and higher living standards to all sections of society.

At the time, there was some evidence behind that claim. economic inequality and subsequent growth appears to be non-robust (Barro,Forbes,Banerjee and Duflo, ).4 There is also micro evidence on the relationship between economic inequality and development, for example.

development economics textbook’s definition of economic inequality as ‘the fundamental disparity that permits one individual certain material choices, while denying another individual those very same choices’.

2 These material choices, and the factors that permit or deny them, are themselves multidimensional. To be sure, one major problem is the country's uneven development. The book illustrates how distorted economic policies and structures could reinforce various dimensions of inequality associated with economic restructuring, spatial distribution of industries, and class relations in a developing country.

Economic inequality refers to how economic variables are dis- various material dimensions of human well-being, such as the Sen, A. (), ‘Development as freedom’, Anchor Books. The Global Inequality of Women. The problem of global poverty first discussed in Chapter 2 “Poverty” is especially severe for women.

Although, as Chapter 2 “Poverty” noted, more than billion people on earth are desperately poor, their ranks include more than their fair share of women, who are estimated to make up 70 percent of the world’s poor. In book: The Oxford Handbook of Economic Inequality, Chapter: Inequality and economic growth, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, Editors: Wiemer Salverda, Brian Nolan, Timothy M.

Smeeding. While gender inequalities have diminished in some aspects of life, they remain deeply rooted in others. The vast majority of women around the world do not enjoy equality in economic participation, physical security, access to land, and financial resources or earnings.

Dimensions of Inequality in India. In India, following are distinctive forms of social inequality: Gender. The Global Gender Gap Report,ranks India at among countries. Four parameters for measuring gender inequality are economic participation and opportunity, health and survival, educational attainment and political empowerment.

Get this from a library. Social dimensions of economic development and productivity: inequality and social performance. [Beverley A Carlson; United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Division of Production, Productivity, and Development.]. growth. If we accept that high/rising inequality is not inevitable or the price for economic development, then we can ask how and why inequality matters to the broader dimensions of human development and human well-being in developing countries.

Recent development thinkers and the inequality-human development and well-being relationship. Possible causes of post-apartheid inequality Unemployment. South Africa has extremely high unemployment rates.

The overall unemployment rate was 26% inRedistribution aims to transfer White-owned commercial farms to Black South Africans. Restitution involves giving compensation to land lost to Whites due to apartheid, racism, and discrimination.

Land tenure .This book addresses questions raised as early as the time of Aristotle, and continue through Marx to the present day. Theories of inequality in relation to democracy are explored, and the book focuses on the sources of democracy, the relationship between economic development and thresholds of democracy, and finally responses to : $societies, with males on average better positioned in social, economic, and political hierarchies.

For more than two decades, the goal of reducing gender inequality has held a prominent place in international organizations and in national strategy statements. Millennium Development Goal 3 reflects the global attention to the issue.