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Frank A Cowell, Julie Litchfield and Magda Mercader-Prats
Inequality comparisons between countries and over time should take into account problems of data imperfection. We examine the contrasting experience of the UK and spain during the 1980s in terms of the distribution of di...Read more...
Francisco H.G. Ferreira and Julie Litchfield
This paper investigates possible explanations for the increases in inequality observed in Brazil during the 1980s. While the static decompositions of inequality by household characteristics reveal that education and race...Read more...
This paper analyses the evolution of inequality and poverty in Brazil during the 1980s, using a large repeated cross-section household survey data set. We calculate standard scalar measures of inequality and poverty, tog...Read more...
Frank A Cowell, Francisco H.G. Ferreira and Julie Litchfield
Using a newly available comprehensive micro-data set we examine changes in the shape of the Brazilian income distribution during the 'lost decade' of the 1980s. We adopt alternative parametric and non-parametric approach...Read more...