Essays about: "income inequality"

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  1. 1. Economic Inequality, Demographics and Violent Crime : A Cross-National Panel Analysis of Homicide Rates, 2010-18

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : minyi Li; Abner Delladona; [2022]
    Keywords : Income Inequality; Wealth Inequality; Homicide Rates; Demographics; Fixed-Effects; Generalized Methods of Moments;

    Abstract : Violent crime has many long-lasting negative consequences for society. This thesis aims to explore the relationship between economic inequality and violent crime, represented by the level of intentional homicides in forty-nine countries over the period of nine years from 2010-2018. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can Universal Basic Income be a Sustainable Welfare instrument? A systematic literature review analysing implementations in eight countries and perceptions of Universal Basic Income since 2015

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Sophia Roller; [2022]
    Keywords : sustainability science; planetary boundaries; global inequality; fair distribution; social security; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current climate crisis together with growing global inequality requires a transformation of the economic systems. Sustainable Welfare is an emerging concept in which the welfare system seeks to meet everyone’s basic needs while staying within the planetary boundaries and decoupling the welfare-growth nexus. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political Trust and Economic Inequality - An examination of political trust and economic inequality in 29 European countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jonas Fallenius; [2022]
    Keywords : Trust; inequality; Europe; Gini; regression; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This study investigates the relationship between political trust and income inequality in 29 European countries, using Easton’s (1975) trust-as-evaluation approach. The theoretical basis consists of Easton (1975) and Rothstein’s (2011)Low Trust-Corruption-Inequality trap theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effect of Foreign Aid on Income Inequality in Latin America

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Isabella Frisk; [2022]
    Keywords : Foreign Aid; Income Inequality; Latin America;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the effect of foreign aid on income inequality, and studies the impact in Latin America during the time period from 1960 to 2020. The method employed is a pooled ordinary least squares (OLS) model, using fixed effects. The results imply that foreign aid increases income inequality. READ MORE

  5. 5. The dynamic effects of fiscal consolidations on income distribution: evidence for Spain over 1980-2020

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : David Sarasa Flores; [2022]
    Keywords : Local Projections; fiscal consolidation; income inequality; narrative approach; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Based on the Spain’s annual and quarterly time series from 1980 to 2020, this paper presents the first case study on the dynamic effects of fiscal consolidation episodes on income distribution and the mechanisms driving the specific dynamics of the distribution. By estimating impulse response functions via Local Projections by Jordà (2005), I find supportive evidence of the increase in income inequality in the aftermath of consolidation episodes. READ MORE