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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Global Income Distribution Since 1988

From Vox EU:

Global income distribution: From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the Great Recession, by Christoph Lakner and Branko Milanovic, Vox EU: Since 1988, rapid growth in Asia has lifted billions out of poverty. Incomes at the very top of the world income distribution have also grown rapidly, whereas median incomes in rich countries have grown much more slowly. This column asks whether these developments, while reducing global income inequality overall, might undermine democracy in rich countries.

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