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La desigualdad y las instituciones

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  • Alberto Chong

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  • Mark Gradstein

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(Disponible en idioma inglés únicamente) En este trabajo se presentan la teoría y elementos de juicio sobre la relación que hay entre la desigualdad y la calidad de las instituciones. Proponemos un modelo en el que cada una de ellas refuerza dinámicamente a la otra y ponemos a prueba esta relación con un amplio conjunto de medidas institucionales. Comprobamos la doble causalidad entre una mejor calidad institucional y una distribución más equitativa del ingreso, pero también demostramos que el vínculo de ésta domina al de aquélla. Se muestra que estos resultados son valederos con diversas especificaciones y fuentes de datos que cubren varios períodos de tiempo.

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  • Alberto Chong & Mark Gradstein, 2004. "La desigualdad y las instituciones," Research Department Publications 4362, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
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