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Poverty in Uruguay (1989-1997)

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  • Máximo Rossi

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    (Departmento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República)

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The purpose of this paper will be to study the evolution of inequality and poverty in Uruguay between 1989 and 1997. We found that from 1991 there is an increase wage inequality in Uruguay and poverty changed little, decreased until 1993 and then increased. Near a half of poor people in Uruguay are children and old people contribute very little to poverty.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics - dECON in its series Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) with number 2101.

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Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2001
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Handle: RePEc:ude:wpaper:2101

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  1. Daniel Miles & Máximo Rossi, 1999. "Geographic concentration and structure of wages in developing countries: the case of Uruguay," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 1399, Department of Economics - dECON.
  2. Myles,Gareth D., 1995. "Public Economics," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521497695, November.
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