Urban income inequality in China revisited, 1988-2002
AbstractUsing newly available spatial price deflators, this paper shows that inequality evaluations in the literature overstate the magnitude of inequality and inequality changes in China, as well as the role played by regional differences in the observed inequality rise duringthe 1990s.
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Date of creation: 2006
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Publication status: Published, Economic Letters, 2006, 93, 3, pp. 354-359
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Inequality; China; Spatial price-deflators; Inequality decomposition;
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- Demurger, Sylvie & Fournier, Martin & Li, Shi, 2006. "Urban income inequality in China revisited (1988-2002)," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 93(3), pages 354-359, December.
- Sylvie Demurger & Martin Fournier & Shi Li, 2006. "Urban income inequality in China revisited (1988–2002)," Post-Print halshs-00120375, HAL.
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