Flat World, Big Gaps

Economic Liberalization, Globalization, Poverty and Inequality

Edited by Jomo KS and Jacques Baudot

Flat World, Big Gaps

Edited by Jomo KS and Jacques Baudot

Distributed for Zed Books

432 pages | 6.125 x 9.1875
Paper $72.95 ISBN: 9781842778340 Published March 2007 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Preface - Jomo K. S.
1. Global income inequality: What it is and why it matters? - Branko Milanovic
2. The scorecard on development: 25 years of diminished progress - Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker and David Rosnick
3. A converging or diverging world? - Bob Sutcliffe
4. World economic growth and income distribution, 1980-2000 - Albert Berry and John Serieux
5. Globalizing inequality: 'Centrifugal' and 'centripetal' forces at work - Gabriel Palma
6. Growth not much good for poor - David Woodward and Andrew Simms
7. Inequality trends in the developed OECD countries - John Weeks
8. Inequality and household economic distress in the USA - Heather Boushey and Christian E. Weller
9. Poverty and Inequality in Eastern Europe and the CIS Transition Economies - Mihaly Simai
10. Equity in Latin America since the 1990s - Pedro Sainz
11. Income distribution in the Middle East and North Africa, 1960-2000 - Maria Cristina Paciello
12. Openness, trade liberalization, inequality and poverty in Africa - Alemayehu Geda and Abebe Shimeles
13. Inequality in India: A survey of recent trends - Parthapratim Pal and Jayati Ghosh
14. Economic growth and inequality in East Asia - Jomo K. S.
15. Understanding the extent and evolution of inequalities in China - Ranja Sengupta and Jayati Ghosh
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