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Employment Polarisation and Inequality in the UK and Hungary

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  • Redmond, G.
  • Kattuman, P.

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This paper uses household budget survey microdata to explore the growth in household income inequality in Hungary for the period 1987 to 1995, and compares it with inequality in the UK in 1995/96. Decomposition of inequality according to both household characteristics and income sources shows that, while inequality did grow rapidly in Hungary over the early Transition period, several factors prevented its growth to even higher levels. One of these factors, the distribution of employment and earnings between households with and without employed members was less of a feature in Hungary than in the UK. A narrowing of the gender pay gap and a continued high level of female participation appears to have ensured that, though earnings inequality in Hungary increased to surpass that in the UK, the distribution of household earnings and the distribution of household incomes remained more equal in Hungary.

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Paper provided by Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge in its series Cambridge Working Papers in Economics with number 0006.

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Keywords: Income inequality; Employment polarisation; UK; Hungary; Transition;

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  1. Claire Ravel, 2007. "The Polarisation of Employment Within Households from 1975 to 2002," Economie et Statistique, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques, vol. 402, pages 3-23, November.
  2. De Hoyos, Rafael E., 2007. "Accounting for Mexican income inequality during the 1990s," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4224, The World Bank.
  3. Molnár, György & Kapitány, Zsuzsa, 2002. "Egyenlőtlenség és mobilitás a magyar háztartások jövedelmében, kiadásaiban és tartós fogyasztási cikkeinek állományában
    [Inequality and mobility in the income, expenditures and consu
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(12), pages 1015-1041.
  4. Giuseppina Malerba & Marta Spreafico, 2013. "Income inequality in the European Union: evidence from a panel analysis," DISCE - Quaderni dell'Istituto di Politica Economica, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Dipartimenti e Istituti di Scienze Economiche (DISCE) ispe0065, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Dipartimenti e Istituti di Scienze Economiche (DISCE).
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    [Targeting unemployment benefits in Hungary]
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(6), pages 473-502.
  6. Zsuzsa Kapitany & Gyorgy Molnar, 2002. "Inequality and mobility analysis by the Hungarian Rotation Panel, 1993-98," IEHAS Discussion Papers 0204, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  7. Stephen Hynes & Cathal O’Donoghue, 2005. "Trends in Farm Income Mobility and Inequality in Ireland," Working Papers, Rural Economy and Development Programme,Teagasc 0505, Rural Economy and Development Programme,Teagasc.

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