Distribution theory revisited: an empirical examination of the Weintraub synthesis
- Time for a little schooling on income inequality. Hicks, Mike // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/22/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p43
The article presents an economic analysis of the growing wage inequality in the United States. The author explains why income data can be misleading. He criticizes the belief that there should be no income gap between individuals. Several factors attributed to inequality include immigration, a...
- Global Wage Gap Is Closing. // Futurist;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p7
Deals with the decline in the wage gap between rich and poor countries as of March 204. Factor which contributed to the decline in wage gap; Increase in the average income in China; Observations on income inequality within countries such as the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa.
- The gender wage gap and wage arrears in Russia: Evidence from the RLMS. Gerry, Christopher J.; Byung-Yeon Kim; Li, Carmen A // Journal of Population Economics;Jun2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p267
This paper re-examines the gender wage gap in Russia between 1994 and 1998 taking into account the pervasiveness of Russia�s non-payment institutions. Using censored regression techniques we investigate wage discrimination at different sections of the income distribution and for various...
- What's Driving Wage Inequality? Steelman, Aaron; Weinberg, John A. // Economic Quarterly (10697225);Summer2005, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p1
Explains the reason wage inequality has been increasing in the U.S. Effect of technical innovation on wage distribution in the country; Views and arguments raised by economists on wage inequality; Factors that driving the increasing disparity in wages.
- A SIMPLE HYPOTHESIS OF INCOME DISTRIBUTION . Newhouse, Joseph P. // Journal of Human Resources;Winter71, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p51
Income distributions across American cities have remarkably different shapes. This article attempts to explain that observation. After a brief review of the income distribution literature, a theory of an area's income distribution is proposed which can account for the dissimilar shapes. The...
- Non-anonymous growth incidence curves, income mobility and social welfare dominance. Bourguignon, Fran�ois // Journal of Economic Inequality;Dec2011, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p605
The distributional incidence of growth is generally analyzed by comparing the quantiles of the pre- and post-growth income distribution-e.g. the so-called Growth Incidence Curves. Such an approach based on an implicit re-ranking of individual incomes ignores income mobility by assuming that only...
- Disparidad salarial urbana en M�xico, 1992-2002. Lugo, David Castro // Estudios Sociales: Revista de Investigaci�n Cient�fica;ene-jun2007, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p117
This document analyzes the behavior of the urban wage inequality in Mexico during the period 1992- 2002, using the National Survey of Urban Employment (ENEU) including 33 cities to Which covers different points from the national territory. The results indicate that the wage inequality increased...
- Resource Rent and Interregional Inequality in Russia. Mishura, A. V. // Problems of Economic Transition;Jul2012, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p22
The article examines the reasons for interregional inequality in average incomes and wages from the standpoint of the new economic geography and issues of the distribution of resource rent. Based on an analysis of nominal wages in the regions of Russia, a conclusion is drawn about the rent...
- The real distribution of current goods and services. Roemer, John E. // Journal of Post Keynesian Economics;Winter79, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p212
Examines actual distribution by income class of current goods and services in the United States. Mechanisms of distribution; Use of real distribution as a measure of economic welfare; Measurement of distribution.