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dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-11T13:23:48Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-11T03:00:00Z
dc.date.issued 2004-12
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/9209
dc.description.abstract This paper applies newly developed methods for the computation of income polarization by Duclos-Esteban-Ray (2004) to the Argentine case between 1998 and 2002. We find that despite the slowdown in the growth of the inequality, the rate of growth of polarization increased every year. Low-income groups in the population were those who contributed the most to polarization. The results of a micro-decomposition show that on average all the effects led to an increase in polarization between 1998 and 2002. Although most of the change came from unobservable factors, region, returns to education and return to experience had a moderate impact. Furthermore, polarization increased within every geographic region. This change had different intensity throughout them leading to distinct levels of "tension" within the country. en
dc.format.extent 39-66 es
dc.language en es
dc.subject ingreso es
dc.subject JEL: D31, D63, I32 es
dc.subject Argentina es
dc.subject pobreza es
dc.subject fluctuación económica es
dc.title Income polarization in Argentina: pure income polarization, theory and applications en
dc.type Articulo es
sedici.identifier.issn 0013-0419 es
sedici.creator.person Olivieri, Sergio es
sedici.creator.person Horenstein, Matías es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Económicas es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas es
sedici.subtype Articulo es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
sedici.relation.event Symposium: The Labor Market in Latin America es
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es
sedici2003.identifier ARG-UNLP-ART-0000001088 es
sedici.relation.journalTitle Económica es
sedici.relation.journalVolumeAndIssue vol. 50, no. 1-2 es


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