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Liberalization, Globalization and Income Distribution

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  • Publication date: October 1999
  • Page count: 36
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 99.III.A.31

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Recent mainstream analyzI of changes in income distribution over the post World War II period have concluded that income inequality within countries tends to be stable; that there is no strong association between growth and inequality; and that poverty is best reduced through growth-oriented, rather than distributive policies. This publication challenges this view. It discusses past and recent trends in income distribution,the recent rise in inequality and poverty reduction.