“I Can Hear the Grass Grow”: The Anatomy of Distributive Changes in Argentina
AbstractWe present a detailed description of the drastic changes in many aspects of the distribution of income in Argentina, complementing a recent study by Gasparini and Cruces (2009), who focus mostly on inequality. We use modern descriptive tools to provide a complete map of the changes in many aspects of the distribution of income, and stress the fact that other key measures changes dramatically along inequality. In particular, we focus on documenting the changes in inequality along those of poverty and the size of the middle class.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata in its series CEDLAS, Working Papers with number 0106.
Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2010
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- J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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