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Declining inequality in Latin America: Some economics, some politics

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  • Nancy Birdsall

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    (Center for Global Development)

  • Nora Lustig

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    (Tulane University and Center for Global Development)

  • Darryl McLeod

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    (Fordham University)

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Paper provided by ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality in its series Working Papers with number 201.

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Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 2011
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Handle: RePEc:inq:inqwps:ecineq2011-201

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Keywords: inequality; poverty; social policy; new left; Latin America;

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  1. Luis F. Lopez-Calva & Sonia Rocha, 2012. "Exiting Belindia? Lesson from the Recent Decline in Income Inequality in Brazil," World Bank Other Operational Studies 12808, The World Bank.
  2. Kohler, Pierre, 2014. "Asset-Centred Redistributive Policies for Sustainable Development," MPRA Paper 55357, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Armando Barrientos, 2013. "Politicising poverty in Latin America in the light of Rawls’ ‘strains of commitment’ argument for a social minimum," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 18213, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  4. Andy Sumner, 2012. "The Buoyant Billions: How “Middle Class” Are the New Middle Classes in Developing Countries? (And Why Does It Matter?)," Working Papers 309, Center for Global Development.
  5. Seguino, Stephanie & Braunstein, Elissa, 2012. "The impact of economic policy and structural change on gender employment inequality in Latin America, 1990-2010," MPRA Paper 43261, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Azevedo, Joao Pedro & Davalos, Maria Eugenia & Diaz-Bonilla, Carolina & Atuesta, Bernardo & Castaneda, Raul Andres, 2013. "Fifteen years of inequality in Latin America : how have labor markets helped ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6384, The World Bank.
  7. von Jacobi, Nadia, 2014. "Can the context mediate macro-policy outcomes? Contextual differences in the returns to Bolsa Familia in Brazil," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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