All types of inequality are not created equal: divergent impacts of inequality on economic growth

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Seguino, Stephanie;
  • Publisher: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute of Bard College
  • Subject: Gender, ethnicity, inequality, economic growth | O4 | E12 | F16 | J16 | J15
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Evidence of an increase in various forms of inequality since the 1970s has motivated research on its relationship to growth and development. The findings of that research are contradictory and inconclusive. One source of these divergent results is that researchers rely ... View more
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