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Published: 16 January 2014

398 Pages | 62 Figures and 90 Tables


ISBN: 9780198701804

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Falling Inequality in Latin America

Policy Changes and Lessons

Edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia

WIDER Studies in Development Economics

  • Analyzes a new and positive economic trend
  • Provides a rigorous explanation of this trend on the basis of two methodological approaches
  • Looks at macroeconomics, foreign trade, taxation, labour market, human capital formation, and social assistance
  • Shows how the 'open economy policy model' can decrease inequality
  • Places the economic and econometric analysis within the context of the political changes that have taken place in the region since the early 1990s and in particular since 1998