How do banking crises impact on income inequality?

We show that banking crises have an important effect on income distribution: inequality increases before banking crisis episodes and sharply declines afterwards. We also find that, while a large government size does not per se seem to reduce inequality, a rise in financial depth (i.e. better access...

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Volume: 19
Main Author: Agnello, Luca
Sousa, Ricardo M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: ABINGDON Taylor & Francis 01.10.2012
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published in: Applied economics letters Vol. 19; no. 15; pp. 1425 - 1429
ORCID: 0000-0002-8279-5753
Data of publication: 10/1/2012
ISSN: 1350-4851
1466-4291
EISSN: 1466-4291
Discipline: Economics
Series: Applied Economics Letters
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