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Deconstructing the decline in inequality in Latin America (English)

Abstract

Inequality in Latin America unambiguously declined in the 2000s. The Gini coefficient fell in 16 of the 17 countries where there are comparable data, and the change was statistically significant for all of them. Existing studies point to two main explanations...  See More +

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  • Lustig, Nora; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo;
  • 2013/07/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS6552
  • 1
  • 1
  • Latin America
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2013/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Deconstructing the decline in inequality in Latin America
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