This book addresses the relationship between economic development and income distribution in Jordan. It deals with the economics of wage and income distribution in an empirical manner and attempts to contribute to distributional issues as these are linked to social policy in Jordan.
Introduction Part One: Income Distribution and Economic Development 1. Observations on the Social Dimension in Jordan's Approach to Development 2. Jordan's Income Distribution in Retrospect 3. Determinants of Inequality in Economic Development Part Two: Measurements of Wage and Income Differentials 4. Economic Inequality in Jordan 5. Wage Distribution Among Private Sector Workers Subject to Social Security Regulations 6. Male-Female Wage Differentiation by Economic Activity and Education 7. Income Distribution and Its Social Impact in the Occupied Territories Part Three: Policy Issues 8. The Poverty Line in Jordan 9. Social Security Scheme and Income Distribution 10. Health Care Expenditure and Its Impact on Income Groups