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Poverty in Uruguay (1989-1997)

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  • Máximo Rossi

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The purpose of this paper will be to study the evolution of inequality and poverty in Uruguay between 1989 and 1997. We found that from 1991 there is an increase wage inequality in Uruguay and poverty changed little, decreased until 1993 and then increased. Near a half of poor people in Uruguay are children and old people contribute very little to poverty.

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  • Máximo Rossi, 2001. "Poverty in Uruguay (1989-1997)," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 2101, Department of Economics - dECON.
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    1. Daniel Miles & Máximo Rossi, 1999. "Geographic concentration and structure of wages in developing countries: the case of Uruguay," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 1399, Department of Economics - dECON.
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