The Chinese Economy and Income Inequality among East Asian Countries

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Sumie Sato; Mototsugu Fukushige;
(2010)
  • Subject: East Asia, China, income inequality, free trade agreement, harmonious society
    • jel: jel:O15 | jel:D31 | jel:F43

Using the Atkinson inequality measure of income distribution, we analyze the impact of China as a single country and examine the effect of its domestic income inequality on total income inequality among East Asian countries. First, we find that China's domestic income i... View more
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    Studies of global income inequality include those of Berry, Bourguignon and Morrison (1983), Milanovic and Yitzhaki (2002) and Dowrick and Akmal (2005). However, there are no studies that

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