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Privación y pobreza en Uruguay (1989-97)

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  • Maximo Rossi

    (Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, UDELAR)

  • Tatiana Rossi

    (Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, UDELAR)

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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 was an increase wage inequality in Uruguay and poverty changed little, decreased until 1993 and then increased and deprivation 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 EconWPA in its series Microeconomics with number 0409005.

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Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 16 Sep 2004
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmi:0409005

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  2. Myles,Gareth D., 1995. "Public Economics," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521497695.
  3. Foster, James & Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 52(3), pages 761-66, May.
  4. 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.
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