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Workplace:Economics Research, World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)
School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Inequality is bad for growth of the poor (but not for that of the rich)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. The return of"patrimonial capitalism": review of Thomas Piketty's capital in the 21st century
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2013) Downloads

2013

  1. Global income distribution: from the fall of the Berlin Wall to the great recession
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The inequality possibility frontier: extensions and new applications
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. The inequality possibility frontier: the extensions and new applications
    Comparative Institutional Analysis Working Paper Series, Comparative Institutional Analysis, Lund University School of Economics and Management Downloads

2012

  1. Global income inequality by the numbers: in history and now --an overview--
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. Explaining the demand for sovereignty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Global inequality: from class to location, from proletarians to migrants
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Global Policy (2012)

2010

  1. Income level and income inequality in the Euro-Mediterranean region: from the Principate to the Islamic conquest
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Level of income and income distribution in mid-18th century France, according to Francois Quesnay
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. Reform and Inequality during the Transition: An Analysis Using Panel Houshold Survey Data, 1990-2006
    Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (2)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. Four critiques of the redistribution hypothesis: an assessment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in European Journal of Political Economy (2010)
  2. Global inequality and global inequality extraction ratio: The story of the last two centuries
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Global inequality and the global inequality extraction ratio: the story of the past two centuries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Global inequality recalculated: The effect of new 2005 PPP estimates on global inequality
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads

2008

  1. Measuring Ancient Inequality
    Working Papers, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (16)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (21)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2007) Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Political Alternation as a Restraint on Investing in Influence: Evidence from the Post-Communist Transition
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Where in the world are you ? Assessing the importance of circumstance and effort in a world of different mean country incomes and (almost) no migration
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2007) Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. An even higher global inequality than previously thought
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Ethical case and economic feasibility of global transfers
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. QAT EXPENDITURES IN YEMEN AND DJIBOUTI: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2008)

2006

  1. Global Income Inequality: What It Is And Why It Matters?
    Working Papers, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (8)
    HEW, EconWPA (2005) Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. AN ESTIMATE OF AVERAGE INCOME AND INEQUALITY IN BYZANTIUM AROUND YEAR 1000
    Economic History, EconWPA Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2006)
  2. Does Tariff Liberalization Increase Wage Inequality? Some Empirical Evidence
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Labor and Demography, EconWPA (2005) Downloads View citations (7)
    International Trade, EconWPA (2005) Downloads View citations (14)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Chapter (2007)
  3. Half a world: regional inequality in five great federations
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Urban/Regional, EconWPA (2004) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. INEQUALITY AND DETERMINANTS OF EARNINGS IN MALAYSIA, 1984-97
    Development and Comp Systems, EconWPA Downloads
  5. Relationship between Income and Emergence of Democracy Reexamined, 1820-2000: A non-parametric approach
    Law and Economics, EconWPA Downloads
  6. The Modern World: The effect of democracy, colonialism and war on economic growth 1820-2000
    Development and Comp Systems, EconWPA Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Why we all do care about inequality (but are loath to admit it)
    HEW, EconWPA Downloads
    Also in HEW, EconWPA (2004) Downloads

2003

  1. CAN WE DISCERN THE EFFECT OF GLOBALIZATION ON INCOME DISTRIBUTION? EVIDENCE FROM HOUSEHOLD SURVEYS
    HEW, EconWPA Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2005)
  2. CAN WE DISCERN THE EFFECT OF GLOBALIZATION ON INCOME DISTRIBUTION? Evidence from Household Budget Surveys
    International Trade, EconWPA Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2002) Downloads View citations (26)
  3. DEMOCRACY, IDEOLOGY AND INCOME INEQUALITY: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
    Public Economics, EconWPA Downloads View citations (1)
  4. GLOBALIZATION AND GOALS: Does soccer show the way?
    Labor and Demography, EconWPA Downloads View citations (1)
  5. INCOME CONVERGENCE DURING THE DISINTEGRATION OF THE WORLD ECONOMY 1919-39
    Economic History, EconWPA Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads
  6. Is inequality in Africa really different ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  7. THE TWO FACES OF GLOBALIZATION: AGAINST GLOBALIZATION AS WE KNOW IT
    Development and Comp Systems, EconWPA Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2003)
  8. The Ricardian Vice: Why Sala-i-Martin’s calculations of world income inequality are wrong
    HEW, EconWPA Downloads View citations (15)
  9. The median voter hypothesis, income inequality and income
    HEW, EconWPA Downloads View citations (27)
  10. True world income distribution, 1988 and 1993: First calculation based on household surveys alo
    HEW, EconWPA Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2002)

2002

  1. Does Liberte = Egalite ? A survey of the empirical links between democracy and inequality with some evidence on the transition economies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Surveys (2004)

2001

  1. Decomposing world income distribution: does the world have a middle class ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (2002)
  2. Democracy and Income In-Equality: An Empirical Analysis
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2001) Downloads View citations (13)

2000

  1. Dividing the spoils - pensions, privatization, and reform in Russia's transition
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Does Liberté = Egalité? A Survey of the Empirical Evidence on the Links between Political Democracy and Income Inequality
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Social transfers and social assistance - an empirical analysis using Latvian household survey data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Change in the perception of the poverty line during times of depression: Russia 1993-96
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do more unequal countries redistribute more? does the median voter hypothesis hold?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  3. True world income distribution, 1988 and 1993 - first calculations, based on household surveys alone
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2002)

1998

  1. Explaining the increase in inequality during the transition
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Poverty and the economic transition: how do changes in economies of scale affect poverty rates for different households?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

1996

  1. Nations, conglomerates, and empires: the tradeoff between income and sovereignty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

1995

  1. Poverty, inequality, and social policy in transition economies
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)

1994

  1. Determinants of cross-country income inequality: an augmented Kuznets hypothesis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Transfers and the transition from socialism: key tradeoffs
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

1993

  1. Cash social transfers, direct taxes, and income distribution in late socialism
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (1994)
  2. Social costs of the transition to capitalism: Poland, 1990-91
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1992

  1. Eastern Europe and Russian Federation - Distributional impact of cash and in-kind social transfers in Eastern Europe and Russia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

1991

  1. Poverty in Poland: 1978-88
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Income and Wealth (1992)
  2. Privatization in Eastern and Central Europe: objectives, constraints, and models of divestiture
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

1990

  1. Poverty in Poland, Hungary, and Yugoslavia in the years of crisis, 1978-87
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. The Return of "Patrimonial Capitalism": A Review of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2014, 52, (2), 519-34 Downloads

2013

  1. Global Income Inequality in Numbers: in History and Now
    Global Policy, 2013, 4, (2), 198-208 Downloads

2012

  1. Global Inequality: From Class to Location, from Proletarians to Migrants
    Global Policy, 2012, 3, (2), 125-134 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Global inequality recalculated and updated: the effect of new PPP estimates on global inequality and 2005 estimates
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2012, 10, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Income Inequality in Europe and the US.: Regional vs. Social-Class Inequality
    World Bank - Inequality in Focus, 2012, 1, (2), 5-8 Downloads

2011

  1. A short history of global inequality: The past two centuries
    Explorations in Economic History, 2011, 48, (4), 494-506 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Pre‐Industrial Inequality
    Economic Journal, 2011, 121, (551), 255-272 Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Four critiques of the redistribution hypothesis: An assessment
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 26, (1), 147-154 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. TURNOVER IN POWER AS A RESTRAINT ON INVESTING IN INFLUENCE: EVIDENCE FROM THE POSTCOMMUNIST TRANSITION
    Economics and Politics, 2010, 22, (3), 329-361 Downloads

2009

  1. Introduction to a special issue on “inequality, politics and power”
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2009, 7, (1), 3-4 Downloads

2008

  1. Qat Expenditures in Yemen and Djibouti: An Empirical Analysis
    Journal of African Economies, 2008, 17, (5), 661-687 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Rules of Redistribution and Foreign Aid: A Proposal for a Change in the Rules Governing Eligibility for Foreign Aid
    European Journal of Economics and Economic Policies: Intervention, 2008, 5, (1), 189-205 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Why We All Care About Inequality (But Some of Us Are Loathe to Admit It)
    Challenge, 2007, 50, (6), 109-120 Downloads

2006

  1. AN ESTIMATE OF AVERAGE INCOME AND INEQUALITY IN BYZANTIUM AROUND YEAR 1000
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2006, 52, (3), 449-470 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Economic Integration and Income Convergence: Not Such a Strong Link?
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 88, (4), 659-670 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Global Income Inequality
    World Economics, 2006, 7, (1), 131-157 Downloads View citations (4)
  4. Inequality and Determinants of Earnings in Malaysia, 1984-1997 *
    Asian Economic Journal, 2006, 20, (2), 191-216 Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Can We Discern the Effect of Globalization on Income Distribution? Evidence from Household Surveys
    World Bank Economic Review, 2005, 19, (1), 21-44 View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Measuring Global Poverty Right
    World Economics, 2005, 6, (4), 111-121 Downloads View citations (1)

2004

  1. Does Libertè = Egalité? A Survey of the Empirical Links between Democracy and Inequality with Some Evidence on the Transition Economies
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2004, 18, (4), 515-537 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Relative price shifts, economies of scale and poverty during economic transition
    The Economics of Transition, 2004, 12, (3), 509-536 Downloads View citations (12)

2003

  1. The Two Faces of Globalization: Against Globalization as We Know It
    World Development, 2003, 31, (4), 667-683 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Decomposing World Income Distribution: Does the World Have a Middle Class?
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2002, 48, (2), 155-78 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Do we tend to overestimate poverty gaps? The impact of equivalency scales on the calculation of the poverty gap
    Applied Economics Letters, 2002, 9, (2), 69-72 Downloads
  3. True World Income Distribution, 1988 and 1993: First Calculation Based on Household Surveys Alone
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (476), 51-92 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
    Working Paper (2003)

2000

  1. The median-voter hypothesis, income inequality, and income redistribution: an empirical test with the required data
    European Journal of Political Economy, 2000, 16, (3), 367-410 Downloads View citations (73)

1999

  1. Changes in the Perception of the Poverty Line during the Depression in Russia, 1993-96
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (3), 539-59
  2. Explaining the increase in inequality during transition
    The Economics of Transition, 1999, 7, (2), 299-341 Downloads View citations (87)
  3. Peter Gottschalk, Bjorn Gustafson, and Edward Palmer (Eds.), Changing Patterns in the Distribution of Economic Welfare. An International Perspective
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1999, 27, (4), 785-789 Downloads

1997

  1. A simple way to calculate the Gini coefficient, and some implications
    Economics Letters, 1997, 56, (1), 45-49 Downloads View citations (22)

1994

  1. Cash Social Transfers, Direct Taxes, and Income Distribution in Late Socialism
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1994, 18, (2), 175-197 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  2. Income Tax Progression and Redistributive Effect: The Influence of Changes in the Pre-tax Income Distribution: Comment
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1994, 49, (1), 126-33 View citations (5)

1992

  1. Poverty in Poland, 1978-88
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1992, 38, (3), 329-40
    See also Working Paper (1991)
  2. Suton socijalistickih privreda: Ljubomir Madzar, (The Eclipse of Socialist Economies) (Ekonomika i Institut ekonomskih nauka, Beograd, 1990) pp. 495 (index; English summary) price: Din. 350
    Journal of Development Economics, 1992, 39, (2), 412-418 Downloads

1991

  1. Poverty in Eastern Europe in the Years of Crisis, 1978 to 1987: Poland, Hungary, and Yugoslavia
    World Bank Economic Review, 1991, 5, (2), 187-205 View citations (1)

1987

  1. Patterns of regional growth in Yugoslavia, 1952-83
    Journal of Development Economics, 1987, 25, (1), 1-19 Downloads

1982

  1. The Austrian theory of the cooperative firm
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1982, 6, (4), 379-395 Downloads

Books

2003

  1. Income and Influence: Social Policy in Emerging Market Economies
    Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Downloads View citations (2)

Chapters

2010

  1. ¿Por qué los países más pobres no pueden despuntar?
    Chapter 5 in Teoría Económica y Desarrollo Social. Exclusión, desigualdad y democracia. Homenaje a Adolfo Figueroa, 2010, pp 141-180 Downloads

2007

  1. Does Tariff Liberalization Increase Wage Inequality? Some Empirical Evidence
    A chapter in Globalization and Poverty, 2007, pp 143-182 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. The Three Concepts of Inequality Defined, from Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality
    (Worlds Apart: Measuring International and Global Inequality)
    Princeton University Press Downloads
 
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