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Measuring ancient inequality (English)


Is inequality largely the result of the Industrial Revolution? Or, were pre-industrial incomes and life expectancies as unequal as they are today? For want of sufficient data, these questions have not yet been answered. This paper infers inequality for... See More +


  • Milanovic, Branko; Lindert, Peter H.; Williamson, Jeffrey G.;
  • 2007/11/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS4412
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
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