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The rise and fall of Brazilian inequality, 1981-2004 (English)

Abstract

Measured by the Gini coefficient, income inequality in Brazil rose from 0.57 in 1981 to 0.63 in 1989, before falling back to 0.56 in 2004. This latest figure would lower Brazil's world inequality rank from 2nd (in 1989) to 10th (in 2004). Poverty incidence...  See More +

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  • Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Leite, Phillippe G.; Litchfield, Julie A.;
  • 2006/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS3867
  • 1
  • 1
  • Brazil
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • The rise and fall of Brazilian inequality, 1981-2004
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