Overview:Declining Inequality in Latin America: A Decade of Progress? - Latin America is often singled out for its high and persistent income inequality. Toward the end of the 1990s, however, income concentration began to fall across the region. Of the seventeen countries for which comparable data are available, twelve have experienced a decline, particularly since 2000. This book is among the first efforts to understand what happened in these countries and why. Led by editors Felipe Lopez-Calva and Nora Lustig, a panel of distinguished economists undertakes in-depth analyses of Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and Peru. In addition, they provide essential background in the form of overviews of the relationship between markets and inequality, the political economy of redistribution, and the evolution of income inequality in the advanced industrialized economies. Two factors account for much of the decline in inequality: a decrease in the wage gap between skilled and low-skilled labor, and an increase in government transfers targeted to the poor. Thanks to the timeliness and sophistication of these essays, Declining Inequality in Latin America is likely to become a standard reference in its field.

This book is on page /47df93bdff6ee0e8dc5bc4a08409d9a8/book/1603728463-9780815704102. It was written by the following authors: Luis Felipe Lopez-Calva, Nora Claudia Lustig. Book Declining Inequality in Latin America: A Decade of Progress?, which can be read online, published by the company: Brookings Institution. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Business, Law, Finance. The book was published on 2010-05-30 00:00:00. It has 360 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 386 g. File for download Declining Inequality in Latin America: A Decade of Progress? has PDF format and is called declining-inequality-in-latin-america-a-decade-of-progress.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our ilciancino.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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