Income Inequality, Poverty, and Economic Welfare

  • Daniel J. Slottje
  • Baldev Raj
Conference proceedings

Part of the Studies in Empirical Economics book series (STUDEMP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VII
  2. Introduction and Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Income Inequality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. John A. Bishop, John P. Formby, Paul D. Thistle
      Pages 33-46
    3. Duangkamon Chotikapanich, Rebecca Valenzuela, D. S. Prasada Rao
      Pages 65-78
  4. Poverty

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Baldev Raj, Daniel J. Slottje
      Pages 89-104
  5. Welfare

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123

About these proceedings


Presented are new methods and new empirical studies on the subject of income inequality and poverty. The purpose of the book is to explore new ways to analyze recent trends in income inequality and poverty, both from the perspective of quantifying poverty and inequality and quantifyig the impact of various factors on the trends in inequality and poverty. The novelty lies in the diversity of empirical approaches used and customers will benefit from learning about different methods.


Armut Einkommen Income Ungleiche Einkommensverteilung Valenz Wohlfahrt income distribution income inequality microeconomics poverty welfare

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel J. Slottje
    • 1
  • Baldev Raj
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsSouthern Methodist UniversityDallasUSA
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsWilfrid Laurier UniversityWaterlooCanada

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