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Author Berlin Workshop (7th : 2004)

Title Equity and development / edited by Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius and Boris Pleskovic
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank ; [Berlin, Germany] : Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbh, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 214 pages) : illustrations
Series Berlin Workshop series, 1813-9442 ; 2006
Berlin Workshop series ; 2006
Contents Introduction / Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius and Boris Pleskovic -- Opening address / Michael Hofman -- Opening address : inequality of opportunity and economic development / Francisco Ferreira and Michael Walton -- Keynote address : distribution, equity, and development / François Bourguignon -- What is equity? What is the role for governments in the promotion of equity? Does the role differ between developed and developing countries? -- Promoting equity through social cohesion : the Council of Europe strategy / Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni -- Equality of opportunity and other equity principles in the context of developing countries / Dennis Cogneau -- What is equity? / Stephan Klasen -- Should poor people really care about inequality? / Martin Ravallion -- Equity-enhancing social transformation : historical evidence from Europe and transition countries -- Inequality and political regimes / Calres Boix -- Income inequality, economic transformation, and growth in Russia / Evgeny Gavrilenkov -- Justice and transition / Vladimir Gligorov -- Building efficient welfare states : lessons learned -- Welfare state, redistribution, growth, and poverty reduction / Rolph van der Hoeven -- Global inequalities : what can be done to reduce international inequities? -- Rights-based development / Jeremy Hobbs -- Rising labor force participation as a source of pro-poor growth / Andrew Warner -- What will greater integration mean for inequalities between and within the richer and poorer countries of the "New Europe"? -- Social solidarity in an expanding Europe / Kemal Derviş -- Integration and inequality in the EU accession countries / Jan Svejnar
Summary "The Berlin Workshop Series 2006 presents selected papers from meetings held in September 6? 8, 2004, at the 7th Annual Forum co-hosted by InWEnt and the World Bank in preparation for the Bank?s World Development Report. At the 2004 meetings, key researchers and policy makers from Europe, the United States, and developing countries met to identify and brainstorm on equity and development challenges and successes that will be later examined in-depth in the World Development Report 2006. This volume presents papers from the sessions on Equity and Development, covering issues relating to Th
Analysis Development
Notes "The articles in this volume were presented at the seventh annual Berlin Workshop, held September 6-9, 2004"--Page 1
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Economic development -- Congresses.
Equity -- Developing countries -- Congresses.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kochendörfer-Lucius, Gudrun.
Pleskovic, Boris.
Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbh.
World Bank.
ISBN 0821361066 (electronic bk.)
9780821361061 (electronic bk.)