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Some are more equal than others- new estimates of global and regional inequality

Zsolt Darvas ()

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Abstract: Access the dataset Global and regional Gini coefficients. Read the Blueprint An anatomy of inclusive growth in Europe. Zsolt Darvas compares four methodologies to estimate the global distribution of income and find that many methods work well, but the method based on two-parameter distributions is more accurate than other methods. This method is simpler, easier to implement and relies on a more internationally-comparable dataset of national income distributions than other...

Date: 2016-11
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