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Equity and development / edited by Gudrun Kochendörfer-Lucius and Boris Pleskovic.

Author/creator Berlin Workshop 2004)
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoWashington, D.C. : World Bank ; [Berlin, Germany] : Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbh,
Descriptionvii, 214 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Other author/creatorKochendörfer-Lucius, Gudrun.
Other author/creatorPleskovic, Boris.
Other author/creatorWorld Bank.
Other author/creatorInternationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung gGmbh.
Series Berlin Workshop series, 1813-9442 ; 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.
General note"The articles in this volume were presented at the seventh annual Berlin Workshop, held September 6-9, 2004"--P. 1.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2006297341
ISBN0821361066 (eISBN)

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