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Growth and Inequality: A Meta-Analysis

Laura de Dominicis (), Henri de Groot () and Raymond Florax
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Laura de Dominicis: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and Universita' degli di Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

No 06-064/3, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers from Tinbergen Institute

Abstract: In recent years there has been a growing interest in the impact of inequality on economic growth. Both theoretical and empirical approaches have produced ambiguous results on sign and size of this relationship. Although there is a considerable part of the literature that considers inequality detrimental to growth, more recent studies have challenged this result and found a positive effect of inequality on growth. This paper contributes to the debate by using meta-analytical techniques to describe variation in observed outcomes of the empirical studies and to identify sources of variation.

Keywords: growth; income distribution; inequality; meta-analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O11 O15 C42 C52 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2006-07-27
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