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Poverty, inequality, and policy in Latin America [electronic resource] / edited by Stephan Klasen and Felicitas Nowak-Lehmann.

Contributor(s): Klasen, Stephan | Nowak-Lehmann D., Felicitas | Universit�at G�ottingen. Ibero-Amerika Institut f�ur Wirtschaftsforschung | CESifo.
Material type: TextTextSeries: CESifo seminar series: Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2009Description: 1 online resource (vi, 324 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780262255400 (electronic bk.); 0262255405 (electronic bk.); 0262113244 (cloth); 9780262113243 (cloth).Subject(s): Poverty -- Latin America -- Congresses | Equality -- Latin America -- Congresses | Latin America -- Economic policy -- Congresses | Latin America -- Social conditions -- Congresses | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Macroeconomics | Armoede | Sociale ongelijkheid | Overheidsbeleid | Latijns-Amerika | Brazili�eGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Poverty, inequality, and policy in Latin America.DDC classification: 339.4/6098 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The colonial origins of inequality : exploring the causes and consequences of land distribution / Ewout Frankema -- Earnings inequality and educational mobility in Brazil over two decades / Denis Cogneau and J�er�emie Gignoux -- Race discrimination or inequality of opportunities : the Brazilian case / Phillippe G. Leite -- Consumption growth and spatial poverty traps : an analysis of the effect of social services and community infrastructures on living standards in rural Peru / Philippe De Vreyer, Javier Herrera, and Sandrine Mespl�e-Somps -- Spatial externalities between Brazilian municipios and their neighbors / Philippe De Vreyer and Gilles Spielvogel -- Macroeconomic and distributional effects of devaluation in a dollarized economy : a CGE analysis for Bolivia / Rainer Schweikert, Rainer Thiele, and Manfred Wiebelt -- Medium-term impacts of the Oportunidades conditional cash-transfer program on rural youth in Mexico / Jere R. Behrman, Susan W. Parker, and Petra E. Todd -- The impact of Brazil's tax-benefit system on inequality and poverty / Herwig Immervoll ... [et al.].
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Papers from a conference held at the Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research in G�ottingen, Germany, in July 2005 and co-sponsored by the CESifo research network.

The colonial origins of inequality : exploring the causes and consequences of land distribution / Ewout Frankema -- Earnings inequality and educational mobility in Brazil over two decades / Denis Cogneau and J�er�emie Gignoux -- Race discrimination or inequality of opportunities : the Brazilian case / Phillippe G. Leite -- Consumption growth and spatial poverty traps : an analysis of the effect of social services and community infrastructures on living standards in rural Peru / Philippe De Vreyer, Javier Herrera, and Sandrine Mespl�e-Somps -- Spatial externalities between Brazilian municipios and their neighbors / Philippe De Vreyer and Gilles Spielvogel -- Macroeconomic and distributional effects of devaluation in a dollarized economy : a CGE analysis for Bolivia / Rainer Schweikert, Rainer Thiele, and Manfred Wiebelt -- Medium-term impacts of the Oportunidades conditional cash-transfer program on rural youth in Mexico / Jere R. Behrman, Susan W. Parker, and Petra E. Todd -- The impact of Brazil's tax-benefit system on inequality and poverty / Herwig Immervoll ... [et al.].

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