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Ageing poorly? Accounting for the decline in earnings inequality in Brazil, 1995-2012

Francisco H. G. Ferreira (World Bank and IZA), Sergio P. Firpo (Insper and IZA), Julián Messina (Inter-American Development Bank and IZA) ; IZA, Institute of Labor Economics

The Gini coefficient of labor earnings in Brazil fell by nearly a fifth between 1995 and 2012, from 0.50 to 0.41. The decline in earnings inequality was even larger by other measures, with the 90-10 percentile ratio falling by almost 40 percent. Although the conventional explanation of a falling edu...

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Main Author: Ferreira, Francisco H. G
Firpo, Sérgio Pinheiro
Messina, Julián
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : March 2017
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (43 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper ; no. 10656
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019302216 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn