Horizontal and vertical inequality some interconnections and indicators by Jayaraj, D. Prof

Cover of: Horizontal and vertical inequality | Jayaraj, D. Prof

Published by Madras Institute of Development Studies in Chennai .

Written in English

Read online


  • Mathematical models,
  • Income distribution

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 16).

Book details

Statementby D. Jayaraj and S. Subramanian
SeriesThemes in social sector research: the S. Guhan memorial series, Discussion paper -- 9
ContributionsSubramanian, S. (Sreenivasan), 1953-, Madras Institute of Development Studies
LC ClassificationsHB523+
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24795189M
LC Control Number2010317074

Download Horizontal and vertical inequality

Inequality has dealt with vertical, or inter-personal, inequality. Arguably, inter-group - or horizontal - inequality has received rather less attention by comparison - to the point where Stewart () has called it 'a neglected dimension of development.' This is despite the fact that it is often in its horizontal manifestation that the phenom.

inequalities (HIs), the choice of groups is a critical issue. Vertical inequality consists in inequality among individuals or households, while horizontal inequality is defined as inequality among groups, typically culturally defined – e.g.

by ethnicity, religion or race. The nature and extent of verticalCited by: 8. Vertical and Horizontal Inequalities Our first task is to conceptualize inequality as a structural, asymmetric condition governing social relations among actors.

Given Charles Tilly’s role as a prominent critic of grievance-based theorizing in general, and relative deprivation theory in particular, it may seem surprising to use one of his Author: Lars-Erik Cederman, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, Halvard Buhaug.

Drawing on econometric evidence and in-depth studies of West Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia, this book explores how horizontal inequalities - ethnic, religious or racial - are a source of violent conflict and how political, economic and cultural status inequalities have contributed.

Policies to reverse inequality would reduce these risks. European countries have the world’s most redistributive tax and Horizontal and vertical inequality book systems.

While they have been well equipped to deal with vertical inequality – fostering redistribution from the rich to the poor Horizontal and vertical inequality book less is known about their performance in dealing with horizontal inequality, that is, in redistributing across socioeconomic groups.

In a context where individuals may not only care Author: Maurizio Bussolo, Carla Krolage, Mattia Makovec, Andreas Peichl, Marc Stöckli, Iván Torre, Christian.

Horizontal and Vertical Inequalities in India Reeve Vanneman and Amaresh Dubey ABSTRACT Indian income inequality reflects the high values typical of most developing economies (gini), well above those observed for OECD countries. Cross‐ cutting this large vertical inequality are.

Horizontal inequalities, or inequalities among identity groups, tend to be very persistent. Yet much depends on the nature of the groups and on the dimensions of inequality. Horizontal inequalities across some groups may enlarge and others may diminish; equally there can be reductions in some.

Vertical and Horizontal Redistribution: The Cases of Western and Eastern Europe Maurizio Bussolo, Carla Krolage, Mattia Makovec, Andreas Peichl, Marc Stöckli, Iván Torre and Christian Wittneben1 JEL codes: C63, D31, D63, H22 Keywords: Vertical inequality, Horizontal inequality, Tax and Transfers, Incidence analysis, Europe.

Professor Frances Stewart and the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE), however, conducts research into how ethnic inequality governs access to political and economic resources and, in turn, affects political stability -- horizontal inequalities. In a book published this week by Palgrave Macmillan, Frances and.

Horizontal equity is an important starting point for any tax system. Horizontal equity can be consistent with also achieving vertical equity. Horizontal equity is the equal treatment of equals, and this is a means of achieving a distribution of tax burdens that is vertically equitable.

Example of tax. The Poll Tax is an example of a tax that. 1 Groups, horizontal inequalities and conflicts HIs are inequalities among groups of people who share a common identity. Such inequalities have economic, social, political and cultural status dimensions.

Horizontal inequality differs from ‘vertical’ inequality (VI) in that the latter is a measure of inequality among individuals. Yet such studies only look at vertical inequality or inequality among individuals or households in a society.

In contrast, horizontal inequalities have been shown to be associated with conflict (Cederman, Weidmann, & Gleditsch ). Horizontal inequalities occur along a number of dimensions, including. and measures inequality over the range of individuals – I define the latter type of inequality as vertical inequality.

Horizontal inequalities are multidimensional – with political, economic and social elements (as indeed are vertical inequalities, but they are rarely measured in a multidimensional way). Gender Segregation in the Worplace Separated by Vertical and Horizontal Hierarchy Words 5 Pages According to the Dictionary of Sociology () gender segregation refers to the unequal distribution between men and women in the work place, sometimes also (and more accurately) called ‘occupational segregation by sex’.

Horizontal inequality is the inequality—economical, social or other—that does not follow from a difference in an inherent quality such as intelligence, attractiveness or skills for people or profitability for corporations.

In sociology, this is particularly applicable to forced inequality between different subcultures living in the same society, i.e inequalities between culturally formed. The measures of horizontal inequality are shown to lead to corresponding measures of vertical inequality, in the special case in which the grouping resorted to is ‘individualistic’.

This note is concerned with presenting some simple indices of group-wise relative disadvantage in the distribution of income, in terms of the distance betw. Horizontal inequality (HI) is inequality among groups, in contrast to the more common understanding of inequality as inequality among individuals (or vertical inequality, VI).

While inequality in general is gaining increasing attention among academics, journalists and policy-makers, especially following the publication of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty First Century (Piketty.

She refers to the inequalities between culturally defined groups as horizontal inequalities, and differentiates this kind of inequality from the ‘normal’ definition of inequality (Ibid.). She labels the latter type of inequality as vertical inequality because it ‘lines individuals or households up vertically and measures inequality over.

Laitin ; Collier & Hoeffler ). Yet such studies only look at vertical inequality, or inequality among individuals or households, in a society. In contrast, horizontal inequalities have been shown to be associated with conflict (Cederman, Weidmann & Gleditsch ).

Horizontal inequalities occur along a number of dimensions, including. database that deal with horizontal and vertical segregation in science and research. The first part of this report focuses on the concepts of vertical and horizontal segregation.

First, different definitions of segregation that were encountered in the literature are presented. Then, the. In this sense, horizontal equity is a prior concept to vertical equity. Plotnick, Horizontal inequity tance on possible rerankings. Nozick's entitlement view gives greater weight to the pre-distribution, but also admits that a rectification of holdings, which.

A national strategy to address vertical and horizontal inequality could appeal to voters in both red and blue states and unite a divided nation around specific plans to grow better paying jobs for. The concept of horizontal inequality helps us move beyond an understanding of poverty and poverty affectedness amongst individuals to a broader view on the causes of poverty and its linkages to group based inequalities.

Inequality in incomes, consumption or wealth distributions typically refers to inter-personal or vertical inequality. Most measures of inequality concern vertical inequality (VI), or inequality among individuals, and are generally confined to a few economic variables such as income, consumption, and sometimes assets.

In this report, we review and synthesize the large literature on inequality and conflict and perform a mapping exercise for data on vertical, horizontal, and perceived inequality. We show that while vertical (economic) inequality is at an all-time high, horizontal inequality has declined steadily throughout the world over the past years.

This article describes the concepts of vertical and horizontal equity and provides some normative and positive justifications for them. It then outlines a few of the measures that have been proposed to assess whether government policies, and tax and transfer systems in particular, are vertically and horizontally equitable.

horizontal and vertical equity. Adopting the general approach to the measurement of inequality developed by Atkinson (), we use such a social welfare function to derive measures of inequality that are decomposable into components naturally interpreted as indices of horizontal and vertical.

This chapter examines income inequality in India. LIS income data for India confirm that the income inequality in India (with a Gini of ) is in the same range as for other low- and middle-income countries. Earlier estimates for Indian inequality have been lower because they were based on expenditure data.

Separate estimates for 22 Indian states and state groups reveal a wide range of. In this paper, we propose a new measure of horizontal equity that overcomes many of the shortcomings of previous proposed measures.

Our starting point is the observation that a well-behaved social welfare function need not evaluate global' (vertical equity) differences in after-tax income using the same weights it applies to local' (horizontal equity) differences, even though this constraint.

For horizontal inequality, the impact of growth varies according to group location, economic specialization and policies, illustrated by the experience of Ghana, Peru, Malaysia and Northern Ireland.

The chapter surveys policies likely to improve vertical and horizontal distribution, with examples drawn from many countries. Aunt and uncle yield to grandmother and grandfather. In my Sociology of Family class, I ask the students to raise their hands if they experienced a substantial direct relationship with a great-grandparent.

As all eight of my great-grandparents predeceased me, I am surprised that so many student raise their hands. (Maybe elite college students come. (Neither does it show the absence of discrimination or inequality.) Theoretically, then, it is possible for individuals to be completely segregated horizontally without any vertical dimension, or vice versa.

A given labour market, however, is more often segregated to different extents along both vertical and horizontal lines.

Inequality and social exclusion receive considerable contemporary policy attention. In the field of international development, inequality—both vertical (between individuals and households) and horizontal (between groups)—is a core concern in the Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Despite considerable attention to horizontal inequality in both research and policy, there are notable. Graphing a system of inequalities when one inequality is a vertical boundary line - Duration: Brian Vertical or Horizontal line (KC) - Duration: Pine View Middle School.

The Horizontal and Vertical Equity Characteristics of the Federal Individual Income Tax, Marcus C. Berliant, Robert P. Strauss. Chapter in NBER book Horizontal Equity, Uncertainty, and Economic Well-Being (), Martin David and Timothy Smeeding, editors (p.

- ) Published in by University of Chicago Press. Horizontal equity is a principle of income tax collection that argues that everybody earning the same income should be subject to the same rate of taxation. Horizontal equity Horizontal equity is based on the idea that those who have the same amount of wealth, or similar levels of income, should be taxed at the same rate as others within that same.

ness into vertical, extreme horizontal, and moderate horizontal inequality. Section three presents the survey data. Section four reports the empirical results on the effects of removing the various inequality components from total unfairness.

This is accomplished by a. Inthe ratio between the income of the top and bottom 20 percent of the world's population was three to one. Byit was eighty-six to one. A study titled "Divided we Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising" by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) sought to explain the causes for this rising inequality by investigating economic inequality in OECD.

Adoption of the term "horizontal equity" nevertheless took several years. For instance, inwhen writing of the principles of tax theory, Joseph T. Sneed referred to equity and to mitigating economic inequality as two of those principles.

When discussing mitigating social inequality, he used the term "vertical equity.". Results confirm that unequal distributions across the manual-non-manual divide (‘horizontal segregation’) and status differentials within these sectors (‘vertical segregation’) together account for a considerable share of occupational gender inequality.What is HORIZONTAL INEQUALITY?

What does HORIZONTAL INEQUALITY mean? HORIZONTAL INEQUALITY meaning - HORIZONTAL INEQ.hierarchy and inequality within that collective Vertical Individualism – seeing the self as fully autonomous, but recognizing that inequality will exist among individuals and that accepting this inequality.

Horizontal Collectivism –seeing the self as part of a collective but perceiving all the members of that collective as equal.

22164 views Thursday, November 5, 2020