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Title Spatial disparities in human development : perspectives from Asia / edited by Ravi Kanbur, Anthony J. Venables, and Guanghua Wan
Published Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 322 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Spatial disparities in human development : an overview of the Asian evidence / Ravi Kanbur, Anthony J. Venables and Guanghua Wan -- Methodological issues -- Poverty mapping with aggregate census data : what is the loss in precision? / Nicholas Minot and Bob Baulch -- A decomposition analysis of regional poverty in Russia / Stanislav Kolenikov and Anthony Shorrocks -- Trade liberalization and spatial inequality : a methodological innovation in Vietnamese perspective / Henning Tarp Jensen and Finn Tarp -- Inequality in Asia -- Fifty years of regional inequality in China : a journey through central planning, reform and openness / Ravi Kanbur and Xiaobo Zhang -- Income inequality in rural China : regression-based decomposition using household data / Guanghua Wan and Zhangyue Zhou -- Divergent means and convergent inequality of incomes among the provinces and cities of urban China / John Knight, Li Shi and Zhao Renwei -- Industrial location and spatial inequality : theory and evidence from India / Somik V. Lall and Sanjoy Chakravorty -- Spatial horizontal inequality and the Maoist insurgency in Nepal / S. Mansoob Murshed and Scott Gates -- Changes in spatial income inequality in the Philippines : an exploratory analysis / Arsenio M. Balisacan and Nobuhiko Fuwa -- Spatial inequality and development in Central Asia / Kathryn H. Anderson and Richard Pomfret -- Poverty in Asia -- Decomposing spatial differences in poverty in India / Shatakshee Dhongde -- Commune-level estimation of poverty measures and its application in Cambodia / Tomoki Fujii
Summary Spatial disparities are a measure of the unequal distribution of income, wealth, power and resources between peoples in different locations. As a dimension of overall inequality, spatial disparities have added signifi cance when combined with regional divisions and political and ethnic tensions that can undermine social and political stability. The accurate measure-ment of spatial disparities and the analysis of their causes and consequences are therefore of particular importance. This book focuses on issues of poverty and inequality that are directly related to the Millennium Development Goals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Equality -- Asia.
Income distribution -- Asia -- Case studies.
Poor -- Asia -- Case studies.
Asia -- Economic conditions -- 1945- -- Regional disparities.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Kanbur, S. M. Ravi, 1954-
Venables, Anthony.
Wan, Guang Hua.
LC no. 2005029098
ISBN 1280915722
1423766016 (electronic bk.)
9781423766018 (electronic bk.)