Essays Tagged: "Income distribution"

The Elusive Quest for Growth

ck the capacity to run large industrial and commercial enterprises (hence save for core missions of income distribution, public-good infrastructure, administration of justice, and a few others, govern ... y, Brazil's attempt to build a minicomputer industry--had its principal effect in reducing the real incomes of individuals and the efficiency of firms that had to buy from local producers.The other th ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Causes of the Great Stock Market Crash

e other three were highly visible and widely discussed and debated.The first of these flaws was the income being distributed with great inequality. Although output to workers increased, and business p ... s profits increased rapidly, only the well-to-do and wealthy families saw a significant increase in income. This meant that the economy was very dependant on the luxury consumption of the rich, or the ...

(2 pages) 100 1 3.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Income distribution

IntroductionEconomics have long sought to understand the links between economic growth and income distribution. According to Kuznets' hypothesis: A country's income distribution would first w ... row with the economy development.However, if the necessary result of the economy development is the income distribution's worsening, what's the value of the growth? It is meaningless for most people b ...

(8 pages) 139 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Microeconomic policy issue, normative and positive statement

nsurers. If this happens, it will not be good news to the economy, as that it will be affecting the income distribution of normal households. But the government has stepped up for insurers helping the ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Increase in illegal workers reduces wages, and increases the burden on social services. Supply and Demand; Labor Markets; Income Distribution and Poverty

reduces wages, and increases the burden on social servicesTopic: Supply and Demand; Labor Markets; Income Distribution and PovertyKey Words: Illegal Immigration, Labor Market, Poverty, Hispanics, Reg ... 1998, causing not only Mexican workers to live in poverty, but also cutting American farm workers' income.Part of the problem lies in the fact that, while the government has implemented stricter cont ...

(3 pages) 86 2 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Inequality in the distribution of income within the Free Market- disadvantaged groups, relative poverty.

Notes:How is the distribution of income decided in a free market economy?Market economies provide people with income as a reward for ... sources, capital, entrepreneurial skills, or labour which is used in the production process receive income based on the value of their input. The price that is paid for inputs determines the individua ... r demanded the resources that they have to offer are.Why is there inequality in the distribution of income?As income is distributed according to ones contribution to the production process those in ou ...

(5 pages) 108 1 3.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Effects of economic growth (notes)

increase in real GDP per capita. Real wages can rise & households can enjoy a higher disposable income & therefore higher material standards eg. faster economic growth in Australia resulted in ... standards eg. faster economic growth in Australia resulted in 3.0% annual growth in per capita real incomes in the decade 2003 compared to 1.4% in the 1980sEmployment:Economic growth creates jobs & ...

(1 pages) 27 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Can Economic Indicators be used as Effectve Comparators between Nations?

ey common indicators These factors cover consumption flows, net societal accumulation of resources, income distribution and economic security.Economic growth is a quantitative measure of increase in a ... Economic growth is a quantitative measure of increase in a nation's productivity output by means of income. It can be divided into labour, Capital stock and technical progress. Labour growth can be in ...

(4 pages) 103 0 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

An intellectual profile of economic thinker Joseph Schumpeter summarizing the thinker's life and thought

valuable insights on theories of innovation, business cycles; economic indicators such as savings, income distribution, employment, monopoly and the effect of politics on the economy. He prompted a s ...

(2 pages) 24 1 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

What Has Happened To The Middle Class

mpare the living standards of people during the middle 1900's to the people now.Since 1970 American incomes have become strikingly less equal. Living standards of the poor and lower middle-class Ameri ... icans have fallen while those of affluent Americans have continued to improve. The 1947-73 graph of income distribution looks like a "picket fence" otherwise meaning that the growth rate of each ...

(5 pages) 25 0 4.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Environmental Factors

eign consumers use products differently.Economic environment includes factors and trends related to income distribution and the production of goods and services (Bearden & LaForge, 2004, chap. 2). ... e production of goods and services (Bearden & LaForge, 2004, chap. 2). Examples are a country's income level and industrial structure. There are four industrial structures: Subsistence, Raw materi ...

(3 pages) 461 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


Income is the amount of funds or other benefits, flowing to individuals or households from the sale ... from the sale of factors over time.•Wealth is the value of accumulated assets over time.•Income inequality refers to the degree which income is unevenly distributed among people.•Incom ... Income distribution is measured through:* The Lorenz Curve – a representation of the degree of income inequality through a level of deviation of the distribution of income from a line of absolute ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics


oned above.What is Poverty? The usual definitions of poverty are based on lack of money, and annual income is the measure most commonly used. There are two general approaches defining poverty: the abs ... e over time. The relative approach, on the other hand, states that a person is poor when his or her income is substantially less than the average income of the population. With this approach poverty w ...

(8 pages) 115 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Poverty and Urbanization in Developing Nations

clothing, and shelter. Someone who is considered to be in absolute poverty has the minimum level of income to be able to barely satisfy the needs of basic human survival. A good example of someone liv ... of relative poverty is when poverty is defined as households who earn less than 45% of the average income. As far as relative poverty goes, if everyone's income in an economy increases, but the incom ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Health and Economic Inequalities

esirable patterns of life that exist in their society. People, who earn less than 60% of the median income of their society, are classed as living in relative poverty. As societies become more affluen ... is comparable in nature, and usually compares one group of individuals against another, in terms of income levels and/or social positions.Poverty is an issue that many social workers are likely to add ...

(11 pages) 102 1 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Managerial and Financial Accounting Paper

nging age structure. Managerial accounting also follows trends, geographic shifts in population and income distribution within market areas. The responsibility for making plans, organizing resources, ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

An Overview of Income Inequality in the United States

A Brief OverviewOf Income InequalityIn the United StatesI. IntroductionIncome distribution has been critical issue in A ... tion has been critical issue in American society; more and more reports show that the inequality of income has dramatically increased in the last few decades, while the United States' Western European ... ew decades, while the United States' Western European Counterparts are reportedly equal in terms of income distribution.1 When comparing the United States to European countries, America lags behind in ...

(10 pages) 56 0 3.0 May/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Globalization and Inequality

become the focus of widespread controversy. In particular, concerns about adverse consequences for income distribution have fueled policy initiatives that threaten to turn back the clock.An especiall ... merican Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) became lightning rods for public concern about stagnating real incomes, job losses, and increased economic insecurity.In the midst of the global recession that fol ...

(34 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

ECON 2200 Module 1

l locate and analyze some of the other data that are used to measure economic development status.1. Income distribution and mobility: Even though per capita GDP is sometimes referred to as "per capita ... is sometimes referred to as "per capita income," it isn't a true measure of individual or household income. (In other words, each American did not receive a check for $50,700 in 2012.) Figures 1.4-1.5 ...

(8 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History