viii, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Foreword Overview : fiscal policy, distribution, and the middle class / Antonio Estache and Danny Leipzinger Stylized facts on the middle class and the development process / Andrés Solimano The future of global income inequality / Maurizio Bussolo, Rafael E. De Hoyos, and Denis Medvedev The scope and limits of subsidies / Markus Goldstein and Antonio Estache Policies for lower global wealth inequality / James Davies Can happiness research help fiscal policy? / Carol Graham The politics of effective and sustainable redistribution / Evelyne Huber, Jennifer Pribble, and John D. Stephens Contributors.
"Examines both economic and social public policy initiatives in its assertion that enhancing the welfare of people in developed and developing nations requires an explicit focus on the middle class"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.