Ang, James (2009): Financial Liberalization and Income Inequality.
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This paper examines the causal relationship between financial liberalization and income inequality using India as a case study. The results indicate that there exists a robust long-run relationship between financial liberalization and income inequality, and their causal relationship is a bi-directional one.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Financial Liberalization and Income Inequality|
|Keywords:||Financial liberalization, income inequality|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O53 - Asia including Middle East
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O16 - Financial Markets ; Saving and Capital Investment ; Corporate Finance and Governance
G - Financial Economics > G2 - Financial Institutions and Services > G28 - Government Policy and Regulation
|Depositing User:||James Ang|
|Date Deposited:||06. Apr 2009 09:14|
|Last Modified:||21. Jun 2015 07:00|
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