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A Note on an Ethnic Homogeneity Kuznets Curve


  • Thomas Tiemann
  • Jayoti Das
  • Cassandra DiRienzo


At lower levels of income, the authors find, nations are more ethnically diverse. As nations become industrialized, their populace becomes more ethnically homogeneous. Finally, as nations move toward the highest levels of income, their populace returns to a more ethnically diverse state. The result is what the authors call an Ethnic Homogeneity Kuznets Curve. And they argue that there are interesting policy implications.

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  • Thomas Tiemann & Jayoti Das & Cassandra DiRienzo, 2006. "A Note on an Ethnic Homogeneity Kuznets Curve," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(2), pages 112-120.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:49:y:2006:i:2:p:112-120
    DOI: 10.2753/CHA0577-5132490209

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