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UNU-WIDER The Evolution of Personal Wealth in the Former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe

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A teenager wears torn rubber boots in a muddy local market in Bac Ha, Viet Nam. As of 2005 figures, half the world population—more than 3 billion people–is estimated to live on less than USD 2.50 a day. Bac Ha, Viet Nam. UN Photo/Kibae Park.

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The Evolution of Personal Wealth in the Former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Research Paper
Volume:
2006/120
Title:
The Evolution of Personal Wealth in the Former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe
Authors:
Sergei Guriev and Andrei Rachinsky
Publication date:
2006
ISSN Web:
1810-2611
ISBN Web:
9291909041
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291909049
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2006
Keywords:
inequality, wealth distribution, oligarchs, privatization
JEL:
D31, O52, P36
Project:
Personal Assets from a Global Perspective
Sponsor:
The governments of Denmark (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Finland (Ministry for Foreign Affairs), Norway (Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Sweden (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency-Sida) and the United Kingdom (Department for International Development).
Format:
online

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