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Global income distribution : from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the great recession (English)

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The paper presents a newly compiled and improved database of national household surveys between 1988 and 2008. In 2008, the global Gini index is around 70.5 percent having declined by approximately 2 Gini points over this twenty year period. When it is... See More +

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  • Lakner, Christoph; Milanovic, Branko;
  • 2013/12/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6719
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2013/12/01
  • Global income distribution : from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the great recession
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