Inequality and Transformation of Social Structures in Transitional Economies
AbstractThe transition to a market economy in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union has been associated with greater inequality and social stratification. This paper prepared within the UNU/WIDER project on "Income Distribution and Social Structure during the Transition' analyses trends in social stratification and their causes with the aim of drawing social policy conclusions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by World Institute for Development Economics Research in its series Research Paper with number 52.
Length: 49 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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UNEMPLOYMENT ; POVERTY ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION;
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- Wan, Guanghua, 2002. "Income Inequality and Growth in Transition Economies: Are Nonlinear Models Needed?," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
- Mihaly Simai, 2006. "Poverty and Inequality in Eastern Europe and the CIS Transition Economies," Working Papers 17, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs.
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