Università della Svizzera italiana

Relative wage mobility : A new semi-nonparametric estimation method

Naguib, Costanza ; Maggi, Rico (Dir.) ; Gagliardini, Patrick (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2018 ; 2018ECO002.

The study of wage dynamics over time is more insightful than the analysis of point-in- time inequality measures. In policy-making, indeed, low wage careers instead of low- wage jobs should be at the center of the debate on long-term wage inequality. Many previous studies tried to estimate the degree of wage mobility within an economy; however, they rely on some quite restrictive assumptions....

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Inequality of income and wealth in Nepal

Rajbhandari, Sunil Narsingh ; Baranzini, Mauro (Dir.) ; Bortis, Heinrich (Codir.) ; Balestra, Pietro (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2005 ; 2005ECO003.

This dissertation focuses on the economic inequality problem in Nepal, in particular, to integrate insights from other social aspects into the distribution problems of economic resources. It consists of five chapters on income and wealth distribution in Nepal. The first Chapter presents an overview of Nepal’s history, geography, economic development, policies and problems. The aim of Chapter...