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DESIGUALDAD GLOBAL:La distribución del ingreso en 141 países


  • Isabel Ortiz
  • Matthew Cummins

    (Division of Policy and Practice,UNICEF)


Este documento: (i) proporciona una visión de las desigualdades del ingreso mundial, regional y nacional basada en los últimos datos de distribución del Banco Mundial, UNU-WIDER y Eurostat, (ii) analiza las consecuencias negativas del aumento de la desigualdad para el desarrollo, (iii) presenta la agenda de desarrollo de la ONU, centrada en la equidad, (iv) señala la alta probabilidad de que las desigualdades se agraven debido a la crisis económica mundial, (v) llama a cambios urgentes en la política a nivel nacional e internacional para asegurar una “recuperación para todos,” y (vi) como fuente de referencia general, el anexo 2 presenta una síntesis actualizada de datos sobre distribución del ingreso y desigualdad en 141 países.

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  • Isabel Ortiz & Matthew Cummins, 2012. "DESIGUALDAD GLOBAL:La distribución del ingreso en 141 países," Working papers 1104, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy.
  • Handle: RePEc:uce:wpaper:1104

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    1. Isabel Ortiz & Jingqing Chai & Matthew Cummins, 2011. "Escalating Food Prices: The threat to poor households and policies to safeguard a Recovery for All," Working papers 1101, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy.
    2. Coady, David P. & Grosh, Margaret & Hoddinott, John, 2002. "Targeting outcomes redux," FCND briefs 144, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    3. Isabel Ortiz & Jingqing Chai & Matthew Cummins, 2011. "Identifying Fiscal Space:Options for Social and Economic Development for Children and Poor Households in 184 Countries," Working papers 1108, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy.
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    1. Ronald Labonté & Vivien Runnels & Michelle Gagnon, 2012. "Past Fame, Present Frames and Future Flagship? An Exploration of How Health is Positioned in Canadian Foreign Policy," Administrative Sciences, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 2(2), pages 1-24, April.
    2. Brayan Alexander BARON ORTEGON, 2018. "Distribución Del Ingreso Rural En Colombia Y Línea De Pobreza: 2004-2014," Revista Galega de Economía, University of Santiago de Compostela. Faculty of Economics and Business., vol. 27(2), pages 99-112.
    3. Kentikelenis, Alexander E., 2017. "Structural adjustment and health: A conceptual framework and evidence on pathways," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 187(C), pages 296-305.

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    desigualdad del ingresos; distribución; recuperación de la crisis; políticas de desarrollo;

    JEL classification:

    • D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution
    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy

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