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An even higher global inequality than previously thought

Milanovic, Branko (2007): An even higher global inequality than previously thought.

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Abstract

Global inequality between world citizens, using the new PPP data (just published as part of the 2005 ICP), is estimated to be about 70 Gini points. This is some 4-5 Gini points higher than previously thought. The increases are even greater if one uses the Theil index.

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