Gordon Anderson

Gordon Anderson
Professor of Economics
Ph.D (London School of Economics, 1980)

Office: 150 St. George Street, N303
Phone: 416-978-4620
Fax: 416-978-6713
Additional Office: U of T, Mississauga, K238
Email: anderson@chass.utoronto.ca

Recent Publications

Child Poverty, Investment in Children and Generational Mobility: The Short and Long Term Wellbeing of Children in Urban China After the One Child Policy, joint with Leo Teng Wah, forthcoming in Review of Income and Wealth, 2009.

Polarization of the Poor: Multivariate Relative Poverty Measurement Sans Frontiers, forthcoming in Review of Income and Wealth, 2009.

Distributional Overlap: Simple, Multivariate, Parametric and Non-Parametric Tests for Alienation, Convergence and general distributional difference issues, joint with Ying Ge and Leo Teng Wah, Econometric Reviews, 2009.

Chinese Urban Income Growth and Convergence in the 1990's, with Ying Ge, forthcoming the Journal of Income Distribution, 2009.

Indices and Tests for Multidimensional Inequality: Multivariate Generalizations of the Gini Coefficient and Kolmogorov-Smirnov Two Sample Test, Journal of Economic Inequality, 2007.

Life Expectancy, Economic Welfare and Inequality: the Example of Africa in the 1990's, forthcoming in Review of Income and Wealth, 2005.

Do Economic Reforms Accelerate Urban Growth? The Case of China, with Ying Ge, Urban Studies, Vol.41 No.11, pp. 2197-2210, October, 2004.

Toward an Empirical Analysis of Polarization, Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 122, Issue 1, pp. 1-26, September, 2004.

Poverty in America 1970-1992: Who Did Gain Ground, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol. 18, Issue 6, pp. 621-640, December, 2003.

Making Inferences About the Polarization, Welfare and Poverty of Nations: A Study of 101 Countries from 1970-1995, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Vol.19, pp. 537-550, 2004.

The Size Distribution of Chinese Cities, with Ying Ge, forthcoming in Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2004.