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Working PaperAbsolute or relative: perceptions of inequality among young adults in Mozambique
Different concepts of inequality lead to different positions in discussions about whether economic growth leads to increasing inequality. This study investigates how over 1,100 young adults in Mozambique perceive inequality and whether their...
Book ChapterWhat might explain today’s conflicting narratives on global inequality?
Part of Book Inequality in the Developing World
Working PaperWhat might explain today’s conflicting narratives on global inequality?
How unequal is the world today? Is global income inequality falling, as many economists claim, or is it rising, as one often hears? This paper reviews the arguments and evidence. A number of concerns about the underlying data are identified, with...