TITLE

Global income inequality

AUTHOR(S)
Milanovic, Branko
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Soundings (13626620);Winter2007, Issue 37, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
32084675

 

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