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Income distribution in Latin America

Clarence Zuvekas

Income distribution in Latin America

a survey of recent research

by Clarence Zuvekas

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Published by University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Income distribution -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Clarence Zuvekas, Jr.
      SeriesCenter essay - The University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, Center for Latin America ; no. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC130.I5 Z87 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. ;
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5200346M
      LC Control Number75023826

      On average, the region has a Gini Index around when looking at wage inequality specifically, compared to the OECD’s average of , per the World Bank’s book Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future. (The lower the score, the more equitable the income distribution. Distribution of Income in Latin America and the Caribbean Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza Georgia State University and IZA Felix Rioja Georgia State University Discussion Paper No. October IZA P.O. Box Bonn Germany Phone: + .

        Latin America: wealth inequality based on income concentration by country Published by Marina Pasquali, Brazil is one of the most unequal countries in terms of income in Latin. Over , the adverse economic situation and high inflation had a negative impact across the whole income distribution. All population groups faced losses in real income, although the poor were more adversely affected. According to the latest official data, percent of the population in main urban areas were poor and percent were.

      Share of Total Income going to the Top 1%; Share of income received by the richest 1% of the population; Tax reduction in income inequality (%) Top 10% income share; Top 5% income share ; p90 vs p10 of income/consumption distribution: Average annual change Annual % change; p90 vs. p10 of income/consumption distribution Log view. Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEDLAS) The website of the CEDLAS contains data on poverty and income distribution in 25 Latin American and Caribbean countries. The data have micro statistical surveys in each country as a basis. Data are available here.


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Poverty and Income Distribution in Latin America: The Story of the s (World Bank Technical Paper) by George Psacharopoulos (Author), Samuel Morley (Author), Ariel Fiszbein (Author), Haeduck Lee (Author), Bill Wood (Author) & 2 more.

ISBN Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America. Income distribution in Latin America. New York, United Nations, Income distribution in Latin America.

[Alejandro Foxley;] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. This book by Samuel Morley,currently a Income distribution in Latin America book researcher at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI);and formerly a consultant of ECLAC,deals with a topic of growing concern in Latin American and Caribbean countries:the distribution of bution in the region is.

Downloadable. While Latin America has historically been considered a region of very high inequality, the performance of most Latin American countries in terms of reduction of income inequality has been remarkable good in the first decade of this century.

Given that those improvements took place in a context of rising inequality in most of the world, the evolution of income inequality in the Author: Leopoldo Tornarolli, Matías Ciaschi, Luciana María Galeano.

This book by Samuel Morley,currently a visiting researcher at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI);and formerly a consultant of ECLAC,deals with a topic of growing concern in Latin American and Caribbean countries:the distribution of bution in the region is the most unequal in the entire world,a situation that has been true for as long as the statistics have been kept.

The economies of Latin America have undergone a deep process of change in the last decade as a result of the application of major reforms. The outcome can be fairly described as a New Economic Model.

This New Economic Model is distinguished from its predecessor, in force before the s debt. Income Distribution in Latin America. The dataset on Income Distribution in Latin America was developed in the context of The New Policy Model, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from the Last Decade and Prospects for the Future.

This report presents the findings of a regional study on poverty and income distribution in Latin America and the Caribbean. The study was undertaken because of the significance of these issues and the paucity of statistical information on recent trends in the region.

Income distribution is a subject of interest to all. It recently gained renewed attention with the research that Thomas Piketty published in the book Capital in the Twenty-First Century.

Although data limitations restricted Piketty's work to a group of developed countries, the debate on the issue gained prominence worldwide, including in Latin America.

This approach is applied to three East Asian countries--Indonesia, Malaysia, and China--and to four in Latin American--Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Mexico. This volume presents a fascinating collection of studies on the dynamics of income inequality based on micro data.

Government spending and income distribution in Latin America This edition published in by Published by the Inter-American Development Bank, Distributed by The Johns Hopkins University Press in Washington, D.C.Pages: This chapter offers a medium-term perspective for analysing the trade openness–inequality relationship in Latin America.

Three contributions are presented. First, a database is assembled on income distribution indicators systematically estimated from household surveys with emphasis on within-country consistency of methodology, definitions, and coverage for the year period of The Microeconomics of Income Distribution Dynamics in East Asia and Latin America.

François Bourguignon, Francisco H. Ferreira, Nora Lustig. The authors propose a decomposition of differences in entire distributions of household incomes, which sheds new light on the powerful, and often conflicting, forces that underpin the changes in poverty and inequality that accompany the process of economic.

Income distribution is an economic term referring to the distribution of income within a nation's population. The term is synonymous today with income inequality in the current climate. Economic growth is also closely aligned to factors such as income inequality and income distribution.

Latin America is often singled out for its high and persistent income inequality. Toward the end of the s, however, income concentration began to fall across the region. Of the seventeen. Income inequality is a salient economic malaise in Latin America and the Caribbean, where for decades it has been higher than in any other region in the world (Williamson ).A growing body of literature suggests that after a long period of growing or stagnant inequality, the trajectory of household income inequality shows a visible kink around —rising during the s and until Cited by: 2.

distribution of income in the world and the global distribution of income in Latin America. Finally, the paper decomposes the evolution of income inequality in several countries of the region, discussing the role played by several factors on that evolution.

JEL Code: D63, I31, J11, J21, J31, J82, N Income distribution in Latin America and the Caribbean, selected countries, CONTENTS. xi Economic Mobility and the Rise of the Latin American Middle Class. class. and, of mobility.

(World. World Bank. Economic MobilityCited by:   Although income inequality has fallen in recent years, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world. In the richest 10% of people in Latin America had amassed 71% of the region’s wealth.

The volume aims to document and explain the sizeable decline of income inequality that has taken place in Latin America during the s.

It does so through an exploration of inequality changes in six representative countries, and ten policy chapters dealing with macroeconomics, foreign trade, taxation, labour market, human capital formation, and social assistance, which point to the emergence.In Latin America, the sharp inequalities in the distribution of income reflect themselves in equally sharp inequalities in the distribution of access to knowledge and skills.

Some children participate and succeed in schooling, acquiring basic cognitive skills, world views and social experiences.Wage Inequality in Latin America: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future addresses these two questions by reviewing relevant literature and providing new evidence on what we know from the conceptual, empirical, and policy perspectives.

most of the world’s poor now live in middle-income countries, which tend to have higher Cited by: 8.