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Das Grundeinkommen : Würdigung - Wertungen - Wege

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ISBN: 9783866448735 Year: Pages: XII, 371 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000028770 Language: GERMAN
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Business and Management
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Das Buch umfasst 25 Beiträge von Wissenschaftlern verschiedenster Disziplinen zum Thema Grundeinkommen und ein Essay aus der Sicht eines Künstlers. Alle Arbeiten widmen sich dem Ziel der Verbesserung der Wohlfahrt der Gesellschaft und ihrerGlieder. Die Autoren sind überzeugt, dass die Einführung von Grundeinkommen sowohl in quantitativer als auch in qualitativer Hinsicht einen bedeutenden Beitrag zur Lösung der großen gesellschaftlichen Probleme unserer Zeit wie Arbeitslosigkeit, Armut, Menschenwürde, wachsende Ungleichheit der Einkommensverteilung leisten kann.

Poverty, Inequality and Migration in Latin Amerika

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Book Series: Goettinger Studien zur Entwicklungsoekonomik / Goettingen Studies in Development Economics ISBN: 9783631573273 Year: Pages: 290 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics --- Political Science --- Sociology
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The causes and consequences of high inequality in incomes, assets, and many aspects of well-being in Latin America have recently (re-)emerged as a central research and policy issue. However, many open questions remain that will be dealt with in the contributions to this volume. First, the linkages between growth, inequality, and poverty in Latin America need further clarification. More analyses at the country and even sub-national level are required to understand these complex relationships and their most important determinants. Of particular relevance is to examine these relationships in the Latin American context of high economic instability with recurrent economic and financial crises, particularly in the 1990s. Secondly, measuring and addressing poverty remains a critical research area, in particular non-monetary including subjective indicators of well-being often tell a different story that needs to be considered when analyzing poverty trends and determinants. Lastly, the poverty/inequality issues need to be considered in an economic environment, where trade, migration, and economic integration are of particular importance. Thus the role of trade and migration in generating, sustaining, or reducing inequalities between and within countries is an area that requires further analysis.

Poverty Reduction Strategies

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Book Series: Goettinger Studien zur Entwicklungsoekonomik / Goettingen Studies in Development Economics ISBN: 9783631393840 Year: Pages: 290 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics --- Political Science
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Poverty remains one of the greatest problems of our time, causing starvation and humiliation in poor countries and contributing to problems of conflict, migration and environmental degradation effecting also richer countries. This study provides a systematical analysis of today’s donor strategies for development cooperation, which unite around the goal of poverty reduction. The most recent strategies of the World Bank and the German, British and Swedish official development agencies are compared and evaluated. Their broad consensus on goals and conceptual elements is comprehensively presented. Differences in accentuations regarding beneficiaries and implementation methods are highlighted. An empirical study of the poverty focus in project evaluations of the German Financial Cooperation rounds off the analysis by exemplarily pointing at the practical implications of the new strategies.

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applied --- armut --- bekämpfung --- bericht --- comparative --- empirical --- Kircher --- Poverty --- Reduction --- research --- Strategies --- study

Das Wiener Stadtzeichnerbuch 1678-1685

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ISBN: 9783205795216 Year: Pages: 418 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_471170 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 112
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Poverty and beggars have always been a part of the city of Vienna. Between 1443 and 1693 only beggars with beggars’ badges („Stadtzeichen“) were authorised to beg. The contextualisation, edition and analysis of a beggars’ directory (“Stadtzeichnerbuch”) dating from the seventeenth century (1678–1685) reveals the living circumstances of more than 900 poor people which can hardly be found in other sources.

Umverteilungseffekte in Europa

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Book Series: Hohenheimer volkswirtschaftliche Schriften ISBN: 9783631549797 Year: Pages: 355 Language: German
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics
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Die Ausgestaltung von Transfers bei Arbeitslosigkeit, Krankheit, Invalidität, Arbeitsunfällen und Berufskrankheiten sowie Leistungen der Mindestsicherung weist in europäischen Ländern Unterschiede auf. Daher liegt es nahe zu analysieren, ob diese Transfers unterschiedliche Umverteilung im Hinblick auf Armut und Ungleichheit bewirken. Die empirische Untersuchung dieser Umverteilungseffekte in Deutschland, Finnland, Frankreich, Italien und im Vereinigten Königreich mit Daten der Luxembourg Income Study 1994/95 und 1999/2000 ergab, dass neben der grundsätzlichen institutionellen Ausgestaltung auch zahlreiche andere Faktoren und Rahmenbedingungen die Umverteilung beeinflussen. Bei der empirischen Analyse wurden insbesondere auch Bootstrapping-Konfidenzintervalle berechnet, um inferenzstatistische Aussagen treffen zu können.

Education for Children with disabilities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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ISBN: 9783319607672 Year: Pages: 213 Seiten Language: English
Publisher: Springer Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 468
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The book discusses the influence of environmental factors, especially relationships and attitudes, on the education for children with disabilities in Addis Ababa/ Ethiopia. By including the voices of children, parents and teachers, a special focus has been put on family and issues of educational equity. Additionally, the significance of looking at cultural and societal backgrounds when analysing the efforts of implementing inclusive education is emphasised.

Measurement of Poverty, Undernutrition and Child Mortality

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Book Series: Goettinger Studien zur Entwicklungsoekonomik / Goettingen Studies in Development Economics ISBN: 9783631576595 Year: Pages: 155 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics --- Political Science
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Although the world has seen a strong increase in global incomes in the last two decades and consequently a decline in global poverty rates, the number of persons living in absolute poverty remains on unacceptably high levels. Besides rising incomes can not distract from the fact that resources to fight global problems remain scarce. These resources have to be devoted to the fight against different global problems like the fight against communicable and non-communicable diseases (especially HIV/AIDS and Malaria) or the fight against global warming. The main precondition to achieve the best results with these limited resources is a good knowledge about the determinants and the best policies to fight each problem. But before being able to analyze the determinants of the different global problems and especially of poverty, it is of fundamental importance to find the right indicators for each phenomenon. This book contributes to the discussion of appropriate poverty indicators for the different dimensions of poverty like income poverty, undernutrition and child mortality and proposes a multidimensional poverty indicator that takes the income distribution into consideration.

Empirical Analysis of Poverty Dynamics

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Book Series: Goettinger Studien zur Entwicklungsoekonomik / Goettingen Studies in Development Economics ISBN: 9783631573730 Year: Pages: 174 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics --- Political Science
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The empirical analysis of poverty over time is still severely constrained by the available survey data in developing countries. In the past, this has led to a neglect of certain aspects of poverty dynamics or even biased assessments of poverty dynamics. This book explicitly takes into account the present data limitations, proposing alternative methods for the empirical analysis of poverty dynamics. The work addresses both the problems related to limited data in the analysis of macro-level (or national) as well as micro-level (or household) poverty dynamics. The proposed methods are applied to survey data from various sub-Saharan African countries. As these countries do not only have the most limited economic survey data but also show the highest poverty rates in the world an accurate understanding of the underlying poverty dynamics seems to be most important for these countries.

Empirical Analysis of Determinants, Distribution and Dynamics of Poverty

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Book Series: Goettinger Studien zur Entwicklungsoekonomik / Goettingen Studies in Development Economics ISBN: 9783631573983 Year: Pages: 204 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Economics --- Political Science
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Poverty and inequality persist in many dimensions in the developing world. In order to understand the determinants of poverty and its distribution between and within countries, it is necessary to know its dimensions and the channels through which poverty and inequality affect human well-being. This book analyzes the spatial disparities of the outcomes and determinants of poverty, the interdependencies of dimensions of poverty, the distribution of progress in human development over the population and the dynamics of poverty risk over time. The study takes into account the global spread of poverty. Based on cross-country comparisons of countries from Africa, Latin America, and South Asia, this study does not only consider on average outcomes and determinants of different indicators of human well-being, but also examines their distribution between and within countries.

Economic Growth, Biodiversity Conservation, and the Formation of Human Capital in a Developing Country

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Book Series: Goettinger Studien zur Entwicklungsoekonomik / Goettingen Studies in Development Economics ISBN: 9783631526071 Year: Pages: 266 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Business and Management --- Environmental Sciences --- Economics --- Political Science --- Education --- Languages and Literatures
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Can education play a role in fostering economic growth and simultaneously decrease pressure on forests? The aim of this study is to show that it can. Human capital formation is a key element in a development strategy that includes natural resource conservation within the framework of sustained economic growth and poverty alleviation. Consequently, it is not by chance that Guatemala is experiencing both minimal per capital income growth and high deforestation while having one of the lowest educational levels in Latin America. However, since many assumptions about educational benefits are controversial and many aspects depend on broader issues, human capital formation can only be one piece in a multidimensional puzzle. This study is organized into three parts, each one of which can be read independently: first, a macroeconomic assessment of education and other factors involved in the country’s growth trajectory; second, a rural analysis indicating the root causes of deforestation and the role education can play to slow down habitat loss; third, the highlighting of some elements indispensable to reform and to subsequent improvement of the quality of rural schooling.

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