Studies in Applied Welfare Analysis: Papers from the Third ECINEQ Meeting

ISBN: 978-0-85724-145-0, eISBN: 978-0-85724-146-7

ISSN: 1049-2585

Publication date: 26 August 2010


Volume 18 of Research on Economic Inequality contains selected papers from the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality's Third Annual Meeting (July, 2009) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The volume collects eleven papers, five of which focus on inequality and poverty in Latin America. The Latin American papers address basic needs and poverty, multidimensional poverty, educational mobility, poverty dynamics, and the role of cash transfer programs in addressing inequality. The second half of Volume 18 collects other papers by ECINEQ members. The topics covered include taxation and inequality, evaluating poverty orderings, testing for mobility dominance, measuring relative deprivation, estimation of the costs of maintaining a child, and evaluating nutritional inequality.


Bishop, J. (2010), "Introduction", Bishop, J. (Ed.) Studies in Applied Welfare Analysis: Papers from the Third ECINEQ Meeting (Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 18), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. xi-xiv.

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