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Income inequality: should we worry about global trends

Wade, Robert Hunter (2011) Income inequality: should we worry about global trends. European Journal of Development Research, 23 (4). pp. 513-520. ISSN 0957-8811

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Identification Number: 10.1057/ejdr.2011.24


Neoclassical economics has long neglected the subject of income inequality, as compared to poverty and economic growth. This neglect has multiple motivations, but the bottom line is well expressed by Willem Buiter (2007), former professor of European Economics at the London School of Economics and currently chief economist of the Citigroup banking conglomerate: ‘Poverty bothers me.

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Additional Information: © 2011 Palgrave Macmillan
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2011 09:16
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2024 21:54

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