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Fair Progress?: Economic Mobility across Generations around the World
Fair Progress? Economic Mobility across Generations around the World looks at an issue that has gotten much attention in the developed world, but with, for the first time, new data and analysis… Expand
Falling Back on Old Habits? A Comparison of the Social and Unemployment Crisis Reactive Policy Strategies in Germany, the UK and Sweden
Although long-term processes of welfare state development have been investigated frequently, there is a surprising gap in knowledge on short-term reactions of states to sudden events. This article… Expand
Automation and the Welfare State: Technological Change as a Determinant of Redistribution Preferences
Technological change is widely considered to be a key driver of the economic and occupational structure of affluent countries. Current advances in information technology have led to a significant… Expand
Rising Income Inequality and Living Standards in OECD Countries: How Does the Middle Fare?
Income inequality has increased in a number of the rich democratic nations over the past generation. We examine whether this has reduced income growth for middleincome households. Using LIS, OECD and… Expand
Allocation of development assistance for health: is the predominance of national income justified?
- O. Sterck, Max Roser, M. Ncube, S. Thewissen
- Economics, Medicine
- Health policy and planning
- 1 February 2018
Abstract Gross national income (GNI) per capita is widely regarded as a key determinant of health outcomes. Major donors heavily rely on GNI per capita to allocate development assistance for health… Expand
GDP Per Capita Versus Median Household Income: What Gives Rise to the Divergence Over Time and how does this Vary Across OECD Countries?
Divergence between the evolution of GDP per capita and the income of a “typical” household as measured in household surveys is giving rise to a range of serious concerns, especially in the USA. This… Expand
Leiden LIS Sectoral Income Inequality Dataset
The Leiden LIS Sectoral Income Inequality Dataset contains information on multiple indicators of earnings inequality and employment within 9 sectors and 12 subsectors for 12 developed countries and… Expand
Is it the Income Distribution or Redistribution that Affects Growth?
- S. Thewissen
- 1 July 2014
This study addresses the central question in political economy how the objectives of attaining welfare and restricting income inequality are related to each other. Thus far few studies scrutinise… Expand
How Has the Middle Fared in the Netherlands? A Tale of Stagnation and Population Shifts
Sectoral Trends in Earnings Inequality and Employment: International Trade, Skill-Biased Technological Change, or Labour Market Institutions?
Current studies addressing the rise in inequality confine themselves to country-level developments. This paper delineates trends in earnings inequality and employment at the sectoral level for eight… Expand