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Inflation and Inequality

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  • Stefania Albanesi

    (Bocconi University)

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Cross-country evidence on inflation and income inequality suggests that they are positively correlated. I explore the hypothesis that this correlation is the outcome of a distributional conflict underlying the determination of fiscal policy.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Macroeconomics with number 0201002.

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Length: 53 pages
Date of creation: 10 Jan 2002
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0201002

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