OECD Framework for Statistics on the Distribution of Household Income, Consumption and Wealth
Mar 29, 2019 | Books

Read abstract This publication presents an internationally agreed framework to support the joint analysis of micro-level statistics on household income, consumption and wealth. Its aim is to extend the existing international frameworks for measuring household income and consumption at the micro level to include wealth, and describes income, consumption and wealth as three separate but […]

OECD Guidelines for Micro Statistics on Household Wealth
Mar 29, 2019 | Books

Read abstract This publication presents, for the first time, an internationally agreed set of guidelines for producing micro statistics on household wealth. These guidelines fill an important gap in the existing international guidance on measuring the various dimensions of people’s economic well-being. This introductory chapter describes the purpose of the guidelines, how they were developed, […]

Social Inequality in Japan
Mar 11, 2014 | Books

Read abstract Japan was the first Asian country to become a mature industrial society, and throughout the 1970s and the 1980s, was viewed as an ‘all-middle-class society’. However since the 1990s there have been growing doubts as to the real degree of social equality in Japan, particularly in the context of dramatic demographic shifts as […]

The Heterogeneity Link of the Welfare State and Redistribution
Jan 08, 2014 | Books

Read abstract This book by Udaya R Waglé situates ethnic heterogeneity in the larger discussion of the welfare state and its redistributive outcomes, poverty and inequality, in high income countries. By using comprehensive, longitudinal data covering up to 2010, Waglé makes a major milestone in comparative welfare state research both conceptually and methodologically. Conceptually, this […]

Understanding Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences
Jun 19, 2013 | Books

Read abstract Understanding Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences, produced by FORS, the Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences, features a collection of chapters that demonstrate how research infrastructures – including LIS – are leading to profound changes in the social sciences. In addition to the chapter on LIS, the book includes descriptions of […]