Poverty in Europe by A. B. Atkinson
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Poverty in Europe
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Poverty in Europe

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Poverty in Europe by A. B. Atkinson

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Poverty in Europe synthesizes the author's exploration of the topic as presented at the twelfth Yrjo Jahnsson Lecture at the University of Helsinki. This three lecture collection confronts the serious questions surrounding the persistence of poverty in rich countries. It covers the topics of financial poverty in the European Union, the economics of poverty and exclusion, and the political economy of poverty.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631209096
ISBN-10: 0631209093
Format: Hardback
(226mm x 147mm x 19mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Based on pioneering research on top incomes, this volume uses data from income tax records in 10 OECD countries over the past century to cast new light on the dramatic changes that have taken place among top earners. The volume provides rich material for exploring inequality, taxation, the impact of wars, and executive compensation.

Top Incomes by A. B. Atkinson Top Incomes, Paperback (July 2014)

This volume brings together an exciting range of new studies of top incomes in a wide range of countries from around the world. The studies use data from income tax records to cast light on the dramatic changes that have taken place at the top of the income distribution. The results cover 22 countries and have a long time span, going back to 1875.

Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries by A. B. Atkinson Changing Distribution of Earnings in OECD Countries, Hardback (May 2008)

This book examines what people are paid and how pay differences have changed over time. The author presents new theories that challenge current thinking on the impact of education, technology, globalization and the rigidity of labour markets. Beginning with an accessible introduction, it then provides a model and new empirical data for 20 countries

New Sources of Development Finance by A. B. Atkinson New Sources of Development Finance, Hardback (November 2004)

Examining ways to secure resources, this book sets out a framework for the economic analysis of different funding sources, applying the tools of modern public economics and considering the underlying political economy. It examines a series of controversial proposals, including global taxes.

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Author Biography - A. B. Atkinson

A. B. Atkinson is Warden of Nuffield College, Oxford.

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