Hungary's Relative Income Equality Hides Other Inequities

Feffer, John
December 2013
Foreign Policy in Focus;12/30/2013, p1
The article explores the significant increase in poverty and household inequality in Hungary in 2013, which according to an estimate is something that the Hungarian government can be blamed for. The spike in inequality in the country also has an ethnic dimension, with the large portion of those living in poverty belonging to the Roma people. The author believes that the poverty issue in Hungary is not really a Roma issue, but an inequality issue.


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