The New Geography of Global Income Inequality

Published on Mar 31, 2003
Glenn Firebaugh30
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Preface PART I. THE NEW GEOGRAPHY HYPOTHESIS 1. Massive Global Income Inequality: When Did It Arise and Why Does It Matter? The Growing World Income Pie Other Welfare Changes The Rise in Income Disparities over the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries Why Nations? Why Not Focus on Poverty Rather than on Inequality? 2. The Reversal of Historical Inequality Trends Myths of the Trade Protest Model Causes of the Reversal: An Overview The Inequality Transition PART II. MEASUREMENT 3. How Is National Income Measured, and Can We Trust the Data? How Is National Income Measured? Are Income Estimates Plausible? Are the Historical Income Data Reliable Enough? Are the Contemporary Income Data Reliable Enough? Measuring Income over Time Appendix A3: Adjusting for Household Economies in Poor
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