EQUALITAS Working Papers

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EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 51
The driving forces of rising inequality in Spain: Is there more to it than a deep worsening of low income households’ living standards?
Luis Ayala and Olga Cantó

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 50
Is Inequality of Opportunity Robust to the Measurement Approach?
Xavier Ramos and Dirk Van de gaer

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 49

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 48
Equality of Opportunity for Well-Being
Daniel Gerszon Mahler and Xavier Ramos

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 47
Informational Content of Equivalence Scales based on Minimum
Needs Income

Andrew Grodner and Rafael Salas

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 46
Perception of Corruption and Public Support for
Redistribution in Latin America

Esther Hauk, Mónica Oviedo and Xavier Ramos

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 45

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 44
Carlos Gradín

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 43
Cristina García Nicolás and Encarnación Murillo García

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 42
José Espinoza-Delgado and Julio López-Laborda

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 41
Silvia Avram and Olga Canto

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 40
Luis Ayala and Elena Bárcena-Martín 


EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 38
Segregation and Social Welfare
Coral del Rio and Olga Alonso-Villar

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 37
Measurement of Inequality of Opportunity Based on Counterfactuals
Dirk Van de gaer and Xavier Ramos

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 36
Ex Post Inequality of Opportunity Comparisons
Marc Fleurbaey, Vito Peragine and Xavier Ramos

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 35
Multidimensional Poverty Indices and First Order Dominance Techniques: An Empirical Comparison of Different Approaches
Iñaki Permanyer and M. Azhar Hussain

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 34
Poorer and More Deprived? Low Income and Material Deprivation Overlaps in Spain after the Great Recession
Rosa Martínez and Carolina Navarro
[published in: Hacienda Pública Española, forthcoming]

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 33
The Long-Term Impact of Inequality on Entrepreneurship and Job Creation 
Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero and Luciana Méndez-Errico

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 32
Rural poverty and Ethnicity in China
Carlos Gradín
[published in: Research on Economic Inequality, 2015, 23: 221-247]

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 31
Poverty and ethnicity among black South Africans
Carlos Gradín
[published in: European Journal of Development Research, 2015, 27: 921-942]

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 30
Identifying Tax Implicit Equivalence Scales
Justin van de Ven, Nicolas Heralt, Francisco Azpitarte

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 29
Economic Downturns, Endogenous Government Policy and Welfare Caseloads
Luis Ayala, Angela Triguero

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 28
The contribution of income mobility to economic insecurity in the US and Spain during the Great Recession
Olga Cantó, David O. Ruiz
[published in: Research on Economic Inequality, 2015, 23: 109-152]

  EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 27
Wage Effects on Non-wage Labour Costs
María Cervini-Plá, Xavier Ramos, José Ignacio Silva
[published in: European Economic Review, 2014, 72: 113-137] 

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 26
The good, the bad and the ugly: The socio-economic impact of drug cartels and their violence in Mexico
Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero, Mónica Oviedo

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 25
Estimating the impact of Mexican drug cartels on crime
[published in: Journal of Economic Geography, forthcoming]
Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero, Alessandra Conte 

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 24
The Heterogenous Cyclicality of Income and Wages among Income Groups
Maria Cervini-Plá, Antonia López-Villavicencio, Jose I. Silva

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 23
Unemployment and spell duration during the Great Recession in the EU
Carlos Gradín, Olga Cantó, Coral del Río
[published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2015, 36(2): 216 - 235] 

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 22
Understanding Changes in Progressivity and Redistributive Effects: The Role of Tax-Transfer Policies and Labour Supply Decisions
Nicolas Herault, Francisco Azpitarte
[published in: Review of Income and Wealth, forthcoming]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 21
Empirical Approaches to Inequality of Opportunity: Principles, Measures, and Evidence
Xavier Ramos, Dirk Van de gaer 

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 20
The Occupational Segregation of Black Women in the United States: A Look at its Evolution from 1940 to 2010
Olga Alonso-Villar, Coral Del Río
[published in: Feminist Economics, forthcoming]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 19
The Gini Coefficient: Majority Voting and Social Welfare
Juan Gabriel Rodríguez, Rafael Salas
[published in: Journal of Economic Theory, 2014, 152: 214-223]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 18
Occupational Segregation by Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.: Differences across States
Carlos Gradín, Olga Cantó, Coral del Río
[published in: Regional Studies, 49(10): 1621-1638]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 17
Measuring Achievement and Shortfall Improvements in a Consistent Way
Iñaki Permanyer 

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 16
Labor Disruption Costs and Real Wages Cyclicality
Maria Cervini-Plá, Antonia López-Villavicencio, Jose I. Silva

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 15
Human Development Index-like Small Area Estimates for Africa Computed from IPUMS-International Integrated Census Microdata
Iñaki Permanyer, Albert Esteve-Palos, Joan Garcia, Robert McCaa
[published in: Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, forthcoming]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 14
Drawing the Poverty Line: Do Regional Thresholds and Prices Make a Difference?
Luis Ayala, Antonio Jurado, Jesús Pérez-Mayo
[published in: Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2014, 36(2): 309-332]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 13
Inequality and Happiness
Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Xavier Ramos
[published in: Journal of Economic Surveys, 2014, 28(5): 1016-1027] 

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 12
Determinants of Spanish Firms’ Life Cycle and Job Creation: A Pseudo-Panel Approach
Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 11
Was Economic Growth in Australia Good for the Income-Poor? and for the Multidimensionally-Poor?
Francisco Azpitarte 
[published in: Social Indicators Research, 2014, 117: 971-905]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 10
Discriminación Salarial de Género y Pobreza en Cataluña
Sara Ayllón
[published in: Revista de Economía Aplicada, 2013, 62(1): 37-60]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 9
Unemployment Persistence: Not only Stigma but Discouragement too
Sara Ayllón 
[published in: Applied Economic Letters, 2013, 20(1): 61-71]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 8
Health-Related Effects of Welfare-to-Work Policies
Luis Ayala, Magdalena Rodríguez
[published in: Social Science & Medicine, 2013, 93: 103-112]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 7
Is there a Gender Bias in the Use of Foreign Languages in Europe?
Victor Ginsburgh, Juan Prieto-Rodriguez  
[published in: Kyklos, 2012, 66(4): 552-566]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 6
Assessing Individuals Deprivation in a Multidimensional Framework
Iñaki Permanyer
[published in: Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 109: 1-16]

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 5
Estimating the Income Loss of Disabled Individuals: The Case of Spain
Maria Cervini-Plá, Jose I. Silva, Judit Vall-Castello 

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 4
Rethinking the Relative Income Hypothesis
Cristina Blanco-Perez

 EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 3
Ray-Invariant Intermediate Inequality Measures: A Lorenz Dominance Criterion
Francisco Azpitarte, Olga Alonso-Villar
[published in: Research on Economic Inequality, 22, 401-420]

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 2
State Dependence in Self-Assessed Health in Spain
Sara Ayllón, Cristina Blanco-Perez
[published in: Hacienda Pública Española/Review of Public Economics, 2012, 202(3): 9-30]

EQUALITAS Working Paper No. 1
Evaluating Social Assistance Reforms under Programme Heterogeneity and Alternative Measures of Success
Luis Ayala, Magdalena Rodríguez
[published in: International Journal of Social Welfare, 2013, 22: 406-419]