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Explaining inequality the world round

Matthew Higgins

Explaining inequality the world round

cohort size, Kuznets curves, and openness

by Matthew Higgins

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income distribution -- Econometric models.,
  • Cohort analysis -- Econometric models.,
  • International economic integration -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMatthew Higgins, Jeffrey G. Williamson.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 7224, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7224.
    ContributionsWilliamson, Jeffrey G., 1935-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42, 12 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22394927M

    The global distribution of income has shown extraordinarily large shifts in the last two centuries, with a small group of rich countries referred to in this paper for convenience as the OECD countries 1 growing much faster than the rest of the world—ROW, for short. Total output in the OECD rose from 28% of world product in to a peak of about 59% in Cited by:


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