Growth, inequality, and social welfare: Cross-country evidence

We use social welfare functions that assign weights to individuals based on their income levels to document the relative importance of growth and inequality changes for changes in social welfare. In a large panel of industrial and developing countries over the past 40 years, we find that most of the...

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Volume: 626
Main Author: Dollar, David
Kleineberg, Tatjana
Kraay, Aart
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2014
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 626
Data of publication: 2014
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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