The New Geography of Global Income Inequality
By (author) Glenn Firebaugh
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New Geography of Global Income Inequality by Glenn Firebaugh
Book DescriptionThe surprising finding of this book is that global income inequality is decreasing. Critics of globalisation and others maintain that the spread of consumer capitalism is dramatically polarising the worldwide distribution of income. But as the demographer Glenn Firebaugh carefully shows, income inequality for the world peaked in the late 20th Century and is now heading downward because of declining income inequality across nations. Furthermore, as income inequality declines across nations, it is rising within nations. Firebaugh claims that this historic transition represents a new geography of global income inequality in the 21st Century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674019874
(227mm x 146mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 3-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Repeated surveys allow researchers the opportunity to analyze changes in society as a whole. This book includes: a discussion of the classic issue of how to separate cohort, period and age effects; methods for modelling aggregate trends; and methods for estimating cohort replacement's contribution to aggregate trends.
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Author Biography - Glenn Firebaugh
Glenn Firebaugh is Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University.
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