Income Elasticity and Economic Development

Methods and Applications

  • M. Ohidul Haque
  • J. Marquez
  • F.G. Adams
  • P. Balestra
  • M.G. Dagenais
  • D. Kendrick
  • J.H.P. Paelinck
  • R.S. Pindyck
  • W. Welfe
Part of the Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics book series (ASTA, volume 42)

About this book

Introduction

Income Elasticity and Economic Development: Methods and Applications is mainly concerned with methods of estimating income elasticity. This field is connected with economic development that can be achieved by reducing income inequality. This is highly relevant in today's world, where the gap between rich and poor is widening with the growth of economic development. Income Elasticity and Economic Development: Methods and Applications provides a good example in showing how to calculate income elasticity, using a number of methods from widely available grouped data. Some of the techniques presented here can be used in a wide range of policy areas in all developed, developing and under-developed countries. Policy analysts, economists, business analysts and market researchers will find this book very useful.

Keywords

Economic Development calculus growth inequality paraplucon policy social

Authors and affiliations

  • M. Ohidul Haque
    • 1
  1. 1.Victoria UniversityFootscrayAustralia

Editors and affiliations

  • J. Marquez
    • 1
  • F.G. Adams
    • 2
  • P. Balestra
    • 3
  • M.G. Dagenais
    • 4
  • D. Kendrick
    • 5
  • J.H.P. Paelinck
    • 6
  • R.S. Pindyck
    • 7
  • W. Welfe
    • 8
  1. 1.The Federal Reserve BoardWashington, D.C.USA
  2. 2.University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.University of GenevaSwitzerland
  4. 4.University of MontrealCanada
  5. 5.University of TexasAustinUSA
  6. 6.Netherlands Economic InstituteRotterdamThe Netherlands
  7. 7.Sloane School of Management, M.I.T.USA
  8. 8.University of LodzPoland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b105193
  • Copyright Information Springer 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-24292-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-24344-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1570-5811