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Growing Income Inequalities

Economic Analyses

  • Joël Hellier
  • Nathalie Chusseau

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction and Overview

    1. Joël Hellier
      Pages 1-10
  3. Where Do We Stand? Why Is It So?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Nathalie Chusseau, Michel Dumont
      Pages 13-47
    3. Nathalie Chusseau, Joël Hellier
      Pages 48-75
    4. Ekaterina Kalugina
      Pages 76-103
  4. Globalization, Technical Change and Inequality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 105-105
  5. Inequality, Institutions and the Labour Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 173-173
    2. Wim Meeusen, Vesna Stavrevska
      Pages 201-223
  6. Inequality, Education and Growth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 225-225
    2. Nathalie Chusseau, Joël Hellier, B. Ben-Halima
      Pages 227-273
    3. Joël Hellier, Stéphane Lambrecht
      Pages 274-311
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 312-325

About this book


This book explores the widening gap between the wage packets of skilled and unskilled workers that has become a pressing issue for all states in the globalized world economy. Comparing the experiences of more and less developed economies, chapters analyse the underlying causes and key social changes that accompany income inequality.


employment globalization growth labor market labour mobility unemployment unions Welfare

Editors and affiliations

  • Joël Hellier
    • 1
  • Nathalie Chusseau
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NantesFrance
  2. 2.University of Lille 1France

About the editors

JÖEL HELLIER is Professor of Economics at both the University of Nantes and the University of Lille 1, France. His research centres on the economic analysis of inequality in relation to globalization and intergenerational skill mobility, particularly from a theoretical point of view.
NATHALIE CHUSSEAU is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Lille 1, France. Her research centres on the economic analysis of inequality and unemployment in relation to labour market institutions and social policies within globalized economies.

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