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Some national approaches to regional inequality.

Allen, Kevin.

Some national approaches to regional inequality.

by Allen, Kevin.

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Published by University of Strathclyde, Centre for the Study of Public Policy in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesStudies in public policy -- no.41
ContributionsUniversity of Strathclyde. Centre for the Study of Public Policy.
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Open LibraryOL13721968M

This book has resulted from my extensive work with talented students in Macedo-nia, as well as my engagement in the preparation of Macedonian national teams for international competitions. The book is designed and intended for all students who wish to expand their knowledge related to the theory of inequalities and those fas-cinated by this field. Market-Oriented Approach: A perspective on inequality that asserts that a free market will result in prices that benefit the smooth functioning and growth of economies. Functionalist Approach: An approach that asserts that global inequality is not a problem at all, but rather benefits society as it produces an incentive structure to motivate.

NCBI Bookshelf. A service of the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health. Popay J, Whitehead M, Carr-Hill R, et al. The impact on health inequalities of approaches to community engagement in the New Deal for Communities regeneration initiative: a mixed-methods evaluation. Income inequality metrics or income distribution metrics are used by social scientists to measure the distribution of income and economic inequality among the participants in a particular economy, such as that of a specific country or of the world in general. While different theories may try to explain how income inequality comes about, income inequality metrics simply provide a system of.

  Research on the causes and affects of inequality has risen in recent years, with many seeing it as a threat to global governance and cooperation to tackle pressing challenges. Below, Global Policy presents five research articles exploring the topic: Global Income Inequality in Numbers: in History and Now Branko Milanovic. some role in the widening health inequality (Makenbach et al., ), increases in income and wealth inequality in both the United States and Western Europe (Danziger and Gottschalk, ) appear to be the driving force behind the widening health disparities (Williams and Collins, ).


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Some national approaches to regional inequality by Allen, Kevin. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Job losses triggered by the coronavirus pandemic will hurt some parts of the UK more than others and deepen regional inequality, Labour has.

We first discuss the level of sub-national regional inequality across countries. Note that the aim of this section is to give the reader an overview of the extent of regional inequality in various parts of the world. However, the focus of the forthcoming sections will be on changes in regional inequality over by:   Regional inequality in Britain Why Britain is more geographically some argue that GDP per person is the Office for National Statistics found that 94% of young people in Rotherham stayed.

direction of inequality. This implies that, if the objective is to reduce poverty or at least to raise the incomes of the poor, there is a need to track and intervene with policies to manage inequality in order to maximize rising average incomes and rising incomes of the poor.

2 Why does national inequality. The Brexit referendum, which highlighted the sense of grievance felt in some northern and coastal communities, has given fresh impetus to the debate about regional inequality.

Global economic inequality has attracted the attention of researchers and policy makers for several years. Globalization has raised questions about its impact on global ine-quality and poverty. Current literature (e.g., Bernstein, R.V.,Lee, C.K. and Selden, M.,Pei, M., ) indicates that regional income inequality continues to the large geographic area; however, China may have multiple equilibria regarding regional income growth.

Therefore, re-investigating the regional income inequality from a perspective of club convergence may provide. Some are more equal than others: new estimates of global and regional inequality. In this Working Paper, Zsolt Darvas estimates the global and regional distribution of income and calculates statistics of global and regional income inequality.

By: Zsolt Darvas Date: November 8, Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance. Inequality in such variables is generally summarised by an inequality index, which in terms of Figure 1 can be expressed as the degree of dispersion (or “width”) of the distribution.

While a wide range of inequality indices of inequality have been developed, some general properties apply to all. Rather than providing a singular conclusion, this volume is a presentation of interconnectivity in new case studies and research perspectives on global inequality.

While each scholar’s approach to global inequality is historically informed, the book is interdisciplinary, drawing upon regional and national perspectives from around the world.

Some of them are the Human Development Index (HDI), 2 the Coefficient of Human Inequality, 3 and the Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI).

4 All these measures differ in two important respects. First, they differ in the aspect of a given population they aim to measure – i.e.

the population of a village, state, country, region, or a specific. Regional inequality is a core issue in geography, and it can be measured by several approaches and indexes. However, the global inequality measures can not reflect regional characteristics in terms of spatiality and non-mobility, as well as correctly explore regional inequality in particular directions.

Although conventional between-group inequality indexes can measure the inequality. Approaches towards Inequality and Inequity: Concepts, measures and policies Frances Stewart Professor of Development Economics and Director of the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity, University of Oxford Abstract Inequality, in various forms, is a major source of injustice, a cause of.

As a result Full Fact suggest using the OECD’s larger regions, known as TL2s (ie, London against the national average) rather than lower-level areas such as ours.

Yet this approach suffers from problems, too. London, a city of some m people, is an extremely diverse place, which contains some of Britain’s poorest and richest areas.

The challenge. Regional inequality is proving too politically dangerous to ignore. The Economist, 17 December In the European Union (EU) in the new millennium, inequality among regions 1 has turned sharply up. This is not uniquely a European problem, but one common to many countries, both developed and developing—for example, the inequality in income per person among US metropolitan.

Downloadable. This paper analyzes the impact of political and fiscal decentralization on regional inequalities using a unique data set which covers 56 countries at different stages of economic develop-ment.

Cross-section and panel data estimations show that decentralization decreases regional inequalities in general. However, estimations using an interaction variable approach imply that the.

National governments of any political persuasion struggle to innovate in this way but by devolving power and finance they can create the conditions in which local and regional social innovation ecosystems can develop and spread.

It is high time government unleashed place-based social innovation as a core element of its approach to devolution.

The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World) Walter Scheidel out of 5 stars Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Downloadable. Is inequality good or bad for growth. This issue, with its important political bearings, has attracted much attention in the past in the economic literature. Starting from the seminal work of Kuznet (), in the literature there is some empirical evidence that economies with unequal distribution of income grow faster than those with an even income distribution.

2 1. THE CHALLENGE “Regional inequality is proving too politically dangerous to ignore” The Economist, 17 December In the European Union (EU) in the new millennium, inequality among regions1 has turned sharply up.

This is not uniquely a European problem. Fourth, ‘the drive to maturity,’ this is a stage where he sees a society with a ‘regularly growing economy’ that ‘drives to extend modern technology over the whole front of its economic activity,’ and ‘some 10 – 20 per cent of the national income is steadily invested, permitting output .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] living on less than $2 a day” (Watkins et al., 18).