Global income inequality

Milanovic, Branko
December 2007
Soundings (13626620);Winter2007, Issue 37, p58
Academic Journal
This article discusses the changing patterns of global inequality as well as the different ways of measuring global inequality. The three main concepts of global inequality are inequality among countries' per capita incomes either unweighted or weighted by countries' populations and inequality between world individuals. The article explores the relationship between globalisation and global inequality, describes the significance of global inequality from an ethical perspective, and details the three basic progressivity rules that should guide global income redistribution.


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