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dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-22T13:23:26Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-22T13:23:26Z
dc.date.issued 2013-11
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/49154
dc.description.abstract This chapter reviews the empirical evidence on the levels and trends in income/consumption inequality and poverty in developing countries. It includes a discussion of data sources and measurement issues, evidence on the levels of inequality and poverty across countries and regions, an assessment of trends in these variables since the early 1980s, and a general discussion of their determinants. There has been tremendous progress in the measurement of inequality and poverty in the developing world, although serious problems of consistency and comparability still remain. The available evidence suggests that on average the levels of national income inequality in the developing world increased in the 1980s and 1990s, and declined in the 2000s. There was a remarkable fall in income poverty since the early 1980s, driven by the exceptional performance of China over the whole period, and the generalized improvement in living standards in all the regions of the developing world in the 2000s. en
dc.language en es
dc.subject JEL: D31, I32 es
dc.subject pobreza es
dc.subject inequality en
dc.subject desigualdad social es
dc.subject poverty en
dc.subject income en
dc.subject consumption en
dc.subject developing countries en
dc.title Recent trends in inequality and poverty in developing countries en
dc.type Articulo es
sedici.identifier.uri http://cedlas.econo.unlp.edu.ar/download.php?file=archivos_upload/doc_cedlas151.pdf es
sedici.identifier.issn 1853-0168 es
sedici.creator.person Alvaredo, Facundo es
sedici.creator.person Gasparini, Leonardo es
sedici.description.note Este trabajo corresponde al capítulo 10 de Handbook of Income Distribution, volume 2, editado por A. Atkinson y F. Bourguignon. es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Económicas es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) es
sedici.subtype Documento de trabajo es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es
sedici.relation.journalTitle Documentos de Trabajo del CEDLAS es
sedici.relation.journalVolumeAndIssue no. 151 es


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