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Wealth in Latin America

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  • Nestor Gandelman

    (Universidad ORT Uruguay. Facultad de Administración y Ciencias Sociales. Departamento de Economía)

  • Rodrigo Lluberas

    (Universidad ORT Uruguay. Facultad de Administración y Ciencias Sociales. Departamento de Economía)

Abstract

This paper presents harmonized indicators for household wealth, its components, and its determinants (including intergenerational mobility) in four Latin American countries (Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay), using Spain as a comparison benchmark. It is based on recently available microdata from financial surveys. The paper analyzes the relationship between wealth indicators and sociodemographic characteristics of household heads (age, education, gender, marital status).

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  • Nestor Gandelman & Rodrigo Lluberas, 2022. "Wealth in Latin America," Documentos de Investigación 133 Classification JEL: D, Universidad ORT Uruguay. Facultad de Administración y Ciencias Sociales.
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