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Privación y pobreza en Uruguay (1989-97)

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  • Maximo Rossi

    (Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, UDELAR)

  • Tatiana Rossi

    (Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, UDELAR)

Abstract

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 was an increase wage inequality in Uruguay and poverty changed little, decreased until 1993 and then increased and deprivation increased. Near a half of poor people in Uruguay are children and old people contribute very little to poverty.

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  • Maximo Rossi & Tatiana Rossi, 2004. "Privación y pobreza en Uruguay (1989-97)," Microeconomics 0409005, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmi:0409005
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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.
    2. Foster, James & Greer, Joel & Thorbecke, Erik, 1984. "A Class of Decomposable Poverty Measures," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 52(3), pages 761-766, May.
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    Keywords

    poverty; deprivation;

    JEL classification:

    • D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
    • D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
    • D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution
    • D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design

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