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Trends of Income Inequality and Polarisation in Pakistan for the Period 1990-2008

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  • Muhammad Touseef-Ur-Rehman

    (NESCOM, Islamabad)

  • Usman Mustafa

    (Evaluation and Training Division, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE))

  • Humayun Rashid

    (AIOU, Islamabad.)

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  • Muhammad Touseef-Ur-Rehman & Usman Mustafa & Humayun Rashid, 2015. "Trends of Income Inequality and Polarisation in Pakistan for the Period 1990-2008," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 54(4), pages 447-467.
  • Handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:54:y:2015:i:4:p:447-467
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