PART I: INEQUALITY CHANGES AND THE SURFACING OF NEW POLICY APPROACHES ; 1. Recent Distributive Changes in Latin America: An Overview ; 2. Inequality Trends and their Determinants: Latin America over 1990-2010 ; 3. The Politics of Inequality and Redistribution in Latin America's Post-Adjustment Era ; PART II: RECENT INEQUALITY CHANGES IN SIX REPRESENTATIVE LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES ; 4. Redistribution without Structural Change in Ecuador: Rising and Falling Income Inequality in the 1990s and 2000s ; 5. Policy Regimes, Inequality, Poverty and Growth: The Chilean Experience, 1973-2010 ; 6. Uruguay's Income Inequality and Political Regimes over 1981-2010 ; 7. The Rise and Fall of Income Inequality in Mexico, 1989-2010 ; 8. Social Policies or Private Solidarity? The Equalizing Role of Migration and Remittances in El Salvador ; 9. The Dynamics of Inequality Change in a Highly Dualistic Economy ; PART III: MAIN POLICY CHANGES AND INEQUALITY DURING THE LAST DECADE ; 10. Macroeconomic Policies, Growth, Employment, Poverty, and Inequality in Latin America ; 11. Trade and Income Distribution in Latin America: Is There Anything New to Say? ; 12. Changes in Labour Market Conditions and Policies and their Impact on Wage Inequality during the Last Decade ; 13. What Can Latin America Learn from China's Labour Market Reforms? ; 14. Tax Policy and Income Distribution during the Last Decade ; 15. Inequality in Education: Evidence for Latin America ; 16. On the Distributional Implications of Social Protection Reforms in Latin America
Since 2000, Giovanni Andrea Cornia has taught economics at the University of Florence. Prior to that he was the Director of UNU-WIDER and held research positions in various UN agencies. He has lectured in several Italian and foreign universities in both developing and developed countries and has been visiting professors or visiting scholars in six universities. Since 2010 he has been a member of Committee for Development Policies of the United Nations. His main research interests are in the field of development economics, and in particular in the fields of macroeconomics, inequality, poverty, and, political economy as well as food security, famines, and child wellbeing. In all these areas he has published extensively.