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Income distribution and economic growth. A comparison between Latin America and Southeast Asia


  • David Tobón Orozco


  • Gino Loyola



Since the point of view of contemporary economic analysis, the theories of growth occupy a place, particulary in the study of the structural phenomenon and long run. Now, in the purpose for coming more actual or endogenous models of economic growth is associated with the definition of appropriated socioeconomic conditions and the incorporation of the public makings. This paper presents a description of the main worked aspects until now about the dynamic of economic growth and the distributive problem, and it presents a revision of the stylized facts and evidence in Latin American and the south East Asiatic countries.

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  • David Tobón Orozco & Gino Loyola, 2001. "Income distribution and economic growth. A comparison between Latin America and Southeast Asia," Grupo Microeconomía Aplicada 023, Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía.
  • Handle: RePEc:lde:grupom:023

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    1. Deaton, Angus S & Muellbauer, John, 1980. "An Almost Ideal Demand System," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 70(3), pages 312-326, June.
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    Economic growth; Latin American; South Asiatic; distributive problem.;

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    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity


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