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    • Assessing Progress Toward Greater Equality of Income Distribution 

      Fields, Gary S. (1976-12-31)
      This paper examines the suitability of increases in income equality as a criterion for assessing "commitment" and "progress" of countries, and hence, for allocating development assistance in accordance with the 1975 ...
    • Higher Education and Income Distribution in a Less Developed Country 

      Fields, Gary S. (1975-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The primary purpose of this paper is to empirically test among both the intra- and the inter-generational version of these three hypotheses for higher (i.e. post-secondary) levels of education for one less developed ...
    • Poverty, Inequality, and the Measurement of Development Performance 

      Fields, Gary S. (1977-10-15)
      [Excerpt] U.S. law requires that foreign assistance be directed increasingly toward countries which are committed to and are making progress toward "greater equality of income distribution" so as to "help the poor toward ...
    • Review of the Book 'Essays in Labor Market Analysis' 

      Ehrenberg, Ronald G. (1979-04-01)
      [Excerpt] Yochan Peter Comay was an Israeli economist who received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1969. His career was tragically cut short in October 1973 when he was killed during the Yom Kippur War. Comay's research focused ...
    • The Microeconomics of Changing Income Distribution in Malaysia 

      Fields, Gary S.; Soares, Sergei (2002-01-01)
      [Excerpt] This study uses data from Malaysia's Household Income and Expenditure Surveys to quantify the importance of different factors in accounting for the changes in Malaysia's income distribution between 1984 and 1989 ...