Growth, inequality and social welfare

cross-country evidence

Concerns about rising inequality are at the forefront of many current policy debates. This paper uses a large cross-country dataset on growth and changes in inequality to assess the importance of these changes in inequality for changes in social welfare. Changes in inequality are on average small, l...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Dollar, David
Kleineberg, Tatjana
Kraay, Aart
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 01.04.2015
published in: Economic policy Vol. 30; no. 82; pp. 335 - 377
Data of publication: 20150401
ISSN: 0266-4658
EISSN: 1468-0327
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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