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Poverty and Inequality in Income of the Population in Russia and Abroad. Part 2

Benjamin N. Livchits () and Svetlana V. Livchits

Economics of Contemporary Russia, 2018

Abstract: This article is about the extent to which the inhabitants of our planet have different means of life (the wealth they have accumulated and the incomes they receive) and how great is the inequality of potential financial opportunities for the level and quality of life of the population of different countries, both foreign and our country, regions, working in various industries and spheres of activity. System analysis will be briefly carried out not only the level of these incomes and the degree of their differentiation by the subjects under consideration, but also their dynamics, as well as the negative and positive consequences of this differentiation, possible ways and expediency of its reduction. Considerable attention will also be given to methods for measuring inequality and poverty, the real values of their indicators, the impact on them of various factors - including the status of the recipient of income (employee, manager, board member, etc.). The article consists of two parts. In the first published article was given a general overview of the problem, a look at it through the eyes of domestic and foreign prominent economists and sociologists. In the present, second part of the article, the main attention will be paid to the system analysis of the influence of various sectoral, regional and other factors on the poverty level of various population groups and the inequality of their monetary incomes in our country and abroad.

Date: 2018
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