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Global Income Inequality

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  • Branko Milanovic

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This paper presents a non-technical summary of the current state of debate on the measurement and implications of global inequality (inequality between citizens of the world). It discusses the relationship between globalization and global inequality. It shows why global inequality matters and proposes a scheme for global redistribution.

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  • Branko Milanovic, 2006. "Global Income Inequality," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 7(1), pages 131-157, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:wej:wldecn:233
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    1. Daniele, Vittorio & Malanima, Paolo, 2016. "Trends in Mediterranean Inequalities 1950-2015," MPRA Paper 78324, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Xavier Timbeau, 2012. "The fireman and the architect," Chapters,in: What’s Right with Macroeconomics?, chapter 1, pages 8-32 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Berthold, Norbert & Brunner, Alexander, 2010. "Wie ungleich ist die Welt?," Discussion Paper Series 111, Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg, Chair of Economic Order and Social Policy.
    4. Prados de la Escosura, Leandro, 2007. "International inequality and polarization in living standards, 1870-2000 : evidence from the Western World," IFCS - Working Papers in Economic History.WH wp07-05, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Instituto Figuerola.
    5. Bruno Jetin, 2009. "Le développement économique de la Thaïlande est-il socialement soutenable ?," Post-Print halshs-00531674, HAL.
    6. Steven Brakman & Charles van Marrewijk, 2007. "It’s a Big World After All," CESifo Working Paper Series 1964, CESifo Group Munich.

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