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Global inequality recalculated and updated: the effect of new PPP estimates on global inequality and 2005 estimates

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  • Branko Milanovic

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Journal of Economic Inequality.

Volume (Year): 10 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 1-18

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:10:y:2012:i:1:p:1-18

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Keywords: Global inequality; International inequality; Purchasing power parity; D31; I3; 057;

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  1. João Sousa Andrade & Adelaide Duarte & Marta Simões, 2012. "A European Distribution of Income Perspective on Portugal-EU Convergence," Book Chapters, Institute of Economic Sciences.
  2. Thomas Goda, 2013. "Changes in income inequality from a global perspective: an overview," Working Papers PKWP1303, Post Keynesian Economics Study Group (PKSG).
  3. Paul Allanson, 2013. "Income stratification and between-group inequality," Dundee Discussion Papers in Economics 275, Economic Studies, University of Dundee.
  4. Peter Edward, Andy Sumner, 2013. "The Geography of Inequality: Where and by How Much Has Income Distribution Changed since 1990?-Working Paper 341," Working Papers 341, Center for Global Development.
  5. Peter Edward & Andy Sumner, 2013. "The Future of Global Poverty in a Multi-Speed World: New Estimates of Scale, Location and Cost," Working Papers 111, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  6. Lakner, Christoph & Milanovic, Branko, 2013. "Global income distribution : from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the great recession," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6719, The World Bank.

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