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Inequality and Economic Growth

Mohamed Karim Kefi and Zouhaier Hadhek ()
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Mohamed Karim Kefi: ISTEC Business School, Paris, France.k.kefi@istec.frPRISM Sorbonne

Asian Economic and Financial Review, 2012, vol. 2, issue 8, 1013-1025

Abstract: The objective of this paper is to study the effect of in equality on economic growth of a set of eight developing countries during the period 2000-2009, using a dynamic panel data model and a simultaneous equations model. The key findings generated from these two empirical tests stipulate a negative effect of inequality on economic growth and vice versa.

Keywords: Political institutions; political instability; corruption; investment; economic growth; dynamic panel. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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