Flattening the Kuznets Curve: The Consequences for Income Distribution of Development Strategy, Government Intervention, Income and the Rate of Growth
AbstractThe relationship between growth and equity has been a disputed issue at least since Simon Kuznets  described it as U-shaped. Kuznets 's hypoth~sis that as per capita income rises income distribution would first become less equal and then more equal has been supported by a large array of empirical studies (e.g.: Bacha , Ahluwalia , Chenery et al. , Adelman and Morris , Cline , Paukert . As a result, there are only a few propositions in economics which have wider acceptance.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in its journal The Pakistan Development Review.
Volume (Year): 26 (1987)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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