Gluzmann, Pablo and Sturzenegger, Federico (2009): An Estimation of CPI Biases in Argentina 1985-2005, and its Implications on Real Income Growth and Income Distribution. Published in: Documento de Trabajo - CEDLAS , Vol. 87, (August 2009): pp. 1-36.
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We use the shifts in Engel curves estimated from household surveys to estimate CPI biases in Argentina between 1985 and 2005. We find that real earning levels increased during this period between 4.3 and 5.7% faster per year than previously estimated. More surprisingly, relative to conventional wisdom, that income distribution has improved throughout this period.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||An Estimation of CPI Biases in Argentina 1985-2005, and its Implications on Real Income Growth and Income Distribution|
|English Title:||An Estimation of CPI Biases in Argentina 1985-2005, and its Implications on Real Income Growth and Income Distribution|
|Keywords:||CPI Biases, Argentina, Income, Growth, Distribution|
|Subjects:||I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I31 - General Welfare
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E3 - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles > E31 - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
|Depositing User:||Pablo Gluzmann|
|Date Deposited:||30. Nov 2012 17:46|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 08:39|
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