Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality (by Branko Milanovic)


Author(s): Branko Milanovic

Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish date: 2007-01-22
ISBN-10: 0691130515
ISBN-13: 9780691130514
Language: English
Description:
We are used to thinking about inequality within countries–about
rich Americans versus poor Americans, for instance. But what
about inequality between all citizens of the world? Worlds
Apart addresses just how to measure global inequality among
individuals, and shows that inequality is shaped by complex
forces often working in different directions. Branko Milanovic, a
top World Bank economist, analyzes income distribution worldwide
using, for the first time, household survey data from more than
100 countries. He evenhandedly explains the main approaches to
the problem, offers a more accurate way of measuring inequality
among… more…

Read Source: Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality (by Branko Milanovic)»

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.