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The Distribution and Redistribution of Income - Peter Lambert

The Distribution and Redistribution of Income

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Published: 3rd January 2002
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This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of the many standards of distributional analysis used in the fields of social policy, welfare theory, and public finance. Using only basic constructions of calculus, probability, and the economics of consumer behavior, it develops a consistent mathematical approach into a self-contained and unified treatment of the distribution and redistribution of income.

Introduction and Summary
The Size Distribution of Income
Lorenz Curves and Welfare Comparisons
Social Welfare and Inequality Aversion
Abbreviated Social Welfare Functions and Inequality Indices
Poverty
The Income Tax
A Progressive Income Tax Schedule
Income Tax Reform and Social Welfare
Differences in Income Tax Treatment
The Net Fiscal System
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ISBN: 9780719057328
ISBN-10: 0719057329
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 3rd January 2002
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised