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Inequality, Income, and Poverty: Comparative Global Evidence

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  • Augustin Kwasi Fosu

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The study seeks to provide comparative global evidence on the role of income inequality, relative to income growth, in poverty reduction. Copyright (c) 2010 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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  • Augustin Kwasi Fosu, 2010. "Inequality, Income, and Poverty: Comparative Global Evidence," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 91(s1), pages 1432-1446.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:91:y:2010:i:s1:p:1432-1446
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