Worlds Apart Measuring International and Global Inequality
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Description: Branko Milanovic argues that global inequality, like global poverty or global climate change, is one of the trans-national issues that are brought to the fore by the process of globalisation, the importance of which will keep on increasing.
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Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 1/22/2007
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Prologue: The Promise of the Twentieth Century|
|Introduction: A Topic Whose Time Has Come|
|Setting the Stage|
|The Three Concepts of Inequality Defined|
|Other Differences between the Concepts|
|International and World Inequality Compared|
|Inequality Among Countries|
|Rising Differences in Per Capita Incomes|
|Regional Convergence, Divergence, or..."Vergence"|
|The Shape of International GDP Per Capita Distribution|
|Winners and Losers: Increasing Dominance of the West|
|Concept 2 Inequality: Decreasing in the Past Twenty Years|
|High Global Inequality: No Trend?|
|A World without a Middle Class|
|The Three Concepts of Inequality in Historical Perspective|
|Why Does Global Inequality Matter and What to Do about It?|
|Index of Authors|
|Index of Subjects|