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Interaction of Global and National Income Inequalities


  • Milanovic Branko


  • Roemer John E.

    (Graduate Center, City University of New York and Yale University, New York, NY 10013, USA)


The current era is characterized by simultaneous increase in many countries’ income inequalities and a decline in global inequality. People’s perception of inequality is shown to depend on how much they value absolute income vs. their national income position.

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  • Milanovic Branko & Roemer John E., 2016. "Interaction of Global and National Income Inequalities," Journal of Globalization and Development, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 109-115, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bpj:globdv:v:7:y:2016:i:1:p:109-115:n:4

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    1. Christoph Lakner & Branko Milanovic, 2016. "Global Income Distribution: From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to the Great Recession," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 30(2), pages 203-232.
    2. Brandolini Andrea & Carta Francesca, 2016. "Some Reflections on the Social Welfare Bases of the Measurement of Global Income Inequality," Journal of Globalization and Development, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-15, June.
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    4. Prados de la Escosura, Leandro, 2018. "Well-being Inequality in the Long Run," CEPR Discussion Papers 12920, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    5. repec:eee:jpolmo:v:39:y:2017:i:4:p:625-638 is not listed on IDEAS
    6. Ortega, Andrés & Otero-Iglesias, Miguel & Steinberg, Federico, 2017. "A globalisation challenge: Preventing a clash between the middle classes of the developed and emerging economies," Economics Discussion Papers 2017-106, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
    7. Feld Lars P. & Schmidt Christoph M., 2016. "Jenseits der schrillen Töne," Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, De Gruyter, vol. 17(2), pages 188-205, July.
    8. Bruno S. Frey & Margit Osterloh, 2016. "Aleatoric Democracy," CESifo Working Paper Series 6229, CESifo Group Munich.
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