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La medición de la desigualdad a través de un modelo de elección intertemporal

  • Antonio Cutanda

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    (Universidad de Valencia)

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    Este trabajo considera el uso de información individual de consumo para analizar la desigualdad en renta. Dada la presumible asociación entre desigualdad y el nivel de la renta permanente y los problemas asociados a su identificación con datos individuales de ingreso, los datos microeconómicos de consumo se constituyen en una alternativa muy válida para analizar la desigualdad y los cambios en el bienestar. De acuerdo con el modelo de la renta permanente es posible identificar las varianzas permanente y transitoria de la renta a partir de información microeconómica de ambas variables. Este trabajo constituye un ejemplo de aplicación de esta metodología con la Encuesta Continua de Presupuestos Familiares (ECPF), con el objetivo de analizar la desigualdad en España entre 1985 y 1995. Los resultados indican que, a diferencia de lo que ocurre en otras economías, la desigualdad se ha reducido globalmente en España a lo largo de este período. Classification-JEL : D12, D31, D91

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    Volume (Year): 163 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 93-117

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