Milanovic, Branko (2007): An even higher global inequality than previously thought.
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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.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||An even higher global inequality than previously thought|
|Keywords:||Global inequality, PPPs|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare and Poverty
|Depositing User:||Branko Milanovic|
|Date Deposited:||06. Mar 2008 07:16|
|Last Modified:||11. Feb 2013 23:21|
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