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Technological Progress and the Future of Kuznets Curve's

Shin, Inyong and Kim, Hyunho and Yamamura, Eiji (2008): Technological Progress and the Future of Kuznets Curve's.

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Abstract

We use OECD members' data to ascertain that new-born technological inventions increase the degree of inequality but that this declines as the technology disperses into the overall economy (e.g., Galor and Tsiddon, 1997; Weil, 2005). Therefore, we show explicitly that Kuznets curve does not converge to a single inverted U-curve but fluctuates through technological progress as a sine curve.

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