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Spatial inequality and development : a study prepared by the World Institute for Development Economics ; research of the United Nations University (UNU-WIDER) / edited by Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables.

Contributor(s): Kanbur, S. M. Ravi | Venables, Anthony J | World Institute for Development Economics Research.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005Description: xx, 412 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199278633 (hbk.) ; 0199278636 (hbk.).Subject(s): Regional economic disparities -- Case studies | Income distribution -- Case studies | Equality -- Case studiesDDC classification: 338.9 SPA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
I. Introduction 1. Spatial inequality and development /​ Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables II. Measurement of Spatial Inequality 2. Regional output differences in international perspective /​ Bettina Aten and Alan Heston 3. Are neighbours equal? Estimating local inequality in three developing countries /​ Chris Elbers, Peter Lanjouw, Johan Mistiaen, Berk Ozler, and Kenneth R. Simler 4. Opening the convergence black box: measurement problems and demographic aspects /​ Carlos Azzoni, Naercio Menezes-Filho and Tatiane Menezes III. Location, Externalities, and Unequal Development 5. Adverse geography and differences in welfare in Peru /​ Javier Escobal and Maximo Torero 6. Market size, linkages, and productivity: a study of Japanese regions /​ Donald R. Davis and David E. Weinstein 7. Externalities in rural development: evidence for China /​ Martin Ravallion V. Growth and Poverty Reduction: the Regional Linkage 8. How responsive is poverty to growth? A regional analysis of poverty, inequality, and growth in Indonesia, 1984-99 /​ Jed Friedman 9. Reforms, remoteness, and risk in Africa: understanding inequality and poverty during the 1990s /​ Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery and Stefano Paternostro VI. Trade, Wages, and Regional Inequality 10. Economic polarization through trade: trade liberalization and regional growth in Mexico /​ Andres Rodriguez-Pose and Javier Sanchez-Reaza 11. International trade, location, and wage inequality in China /​ Songhua Lin 12. Spatial inequality for manufacturing wages in five African countries /​ Dirk Willem te Velde and Oliver Morrissey VII. Spatial Inequality During Transition 13. Regional poverty and income inequality in Central and Eastern Europe: evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study /​ Michael Forster, David Jesuit and Timothy Smeeding 14. Quo Vadis? Inequality and poverty dynamics across Russian regions /​ Ruslan Yemtsov.
Summary: "This is an introduction to spatial and regional inequality. Drawing on data from 25 countries from around the world, it examines the questions: What exactly is spatial inequality? Why does it matter? And what should be the policy response to it?"--Provided by publisher.
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"A study prepared by the World Institute for Development EconomicsResearch of the United Nations University (UNU/WIDER)."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

I. Introduction
1. Spatial inequality and development /​ Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables
II. Measurement of Spatial Inequality
2. Regional output differences in international perspective /​ Bettina Aten and Alan Heston
3. Are neighbours equal? Estimating local inequality in three developing countries /​ Chris Elbers, Peter Lanjouw, Johan Mistiaen, Berk Ozler, and Kenneth R. Simler
4. Opening the convergence black box: measurement problems and demographic aspects /​ Carlos Azzoni, Naercio Menezes-Filho and Tatiane Menezes
III. Location, Externalities, and Unequal Development
5. Adverse geography and differences in welfare in Peru /​ Javier Escobal and Maximo Torero
6. Market size, linkages, and productivity: a study of Japanese regions /​ Donald R. Davis and David E. Weinstein
7. Externalities in rural development: evidence for China /​ Martin Ravallion
V. Growth and Poverty Reduction: the Regional Linkage
8. How responsive is poverty to growth? A regional analysis of poverty, inequality, and growth in Indonesia, 1984-99 /​ Jed Friedman
9. Reforms, remoteness, and risk in Africa: understanding inequality and poverty during the 1990s /​ Luc Christiaensen, Lionel Demery and Stefano Paternostro
VI. Trade, Wages, and Regional Inequality
10. Economic polarization through trade: trade liberalization and regional growth in Mexico /​ Andres Rodriguez-Pose and Javier Sanchez-Reaza
11. International trade, location, and wage inequality in China /​ Songhua Lin
12. Spatial inequality for manufacturing wages in five African countries /​ Dirk Willem te Velde and Oliver Morrissey
VII. Spatial Inequality During Transition
13. Regional poverty and income inequality in Central and Eastern Europe: evidence from the Luxembourg Income Study /​ Michael Forster, David Jesuit and Timothy Smeeding
14. Quo Vadis? Inequality and poverty dynamics across Russian regions /​ Ruslan Yemtsov.

"This is an introduction to spatial and regional inequality. Drawing on data from 25 countries from around the world, it examines the questions: What exactly is spatial inequality? Why does it matter? And what should be the policy response to it?"--Provided by publisher.

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