Understanding Inequality and Poverty in China

Methods and Applications

  • Guanghua Wan

Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)

About this book


This book explores trends of inequality and poverty in China, identifies their causes and assesses their consequences, analyzing in detail the regional/personal variation in incomes, measures of human wellbeing, the gap between the coastal regions and the interior regions, and urban–rural disparity.


China development globalization Income inequality mobility poverty

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  • Guanghua Wan
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  1. 1.World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)Finland

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