Financial reforms and income inequality
AbstractUsing a panel of 62 countries for 1973–2005, we assess the impact of financial reforms on income inequality. We find that removal of policies towards directed credit and excessively high reserve requirements, and improvements in the securities market reduce inequality.
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Financial reforms; Income inequality; Kuznets curve;
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- D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
- E44 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Financial Markets and the Macroeconomy
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