An even higher global inequality than previously thought
Global inequality between world citizens, using the new PPP data (just published as part of the 2005 ICP), is estimated to be about 70 Gini points. This is some 4-5 Gini points higher than previously thought. The increases are even greater if one uses the Theil index.
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- Milanovic, Branko, 2007.
"Where in the world are you? Assessing the importance of circumstance and effort in a world of different mean country incomes and (almost) no migration,"
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