Aspects of Distribution of Wealth and Income by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou (eds.)

By Dimitri B. Papadimitriou (eds.)

In the Nineteen Eighties, a decade of monetary growth, the wealthy grew richer however the negative poorer. those essays discover the disparities in wealth and source of revenue evaluating the fortunes of yank families with these in different industrialized international locations. Demographic and structural alterations, saving behaviouir, incomes gaps, gender, schooling and race are analysed in those essays and methodological and dimension matters explored. guidelines to counteract transforming into inequality are mentioned and treatments proposed.

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These single women are more likely to be seriously disabled, are more likely to be black and less likely to be white, than heads of other families . They are less likely to live in an urban fringe or rural area, and are more likely to live in a central city or other urban area. They live in families with fewer nondependent adults and more dependents than heads of other families. Single male heads of families have fewer dependents and are more likely to be neither white nor black than heads of other family types .

This is a 1 percent random sample of households from the 1980 United States Census of Population and Housing . For the purpose of this study, vacant households, people living in group quarters or nonfamily households, unrelated individuals living in family households, and families with a head who is over 65 years old and not in the workforce were excluded 40 Poverty and Household Type from the dataset. This left a sample of 33 608 Texas families of which 28 646 were married-couple families, 981 were male-headed families, and 3981 were female-headed families.

This research was supported by a Summer Excellence Research Award from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Fellowship from the Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. l . The tenn 'feminization of poverty' originated with Pearce (1978). Discussions in the economics literature include those of Moynihan (1986, p. 51), Peterson (1987, 1989), Pressman (1988, 1989), Bassi (1988) and Northrop (1990). 2. Pressman (1988, p. 57) has raised the valid point that as poverty becomes feminized, for whatever reason, the percentage of children living in poverty is likely to increase.

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