World Income Inequality and its Components

Part of the Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics book series (ASTA, volume 25)


About 65 percent of total income inequality in the non-communist world is accounted for by international inequality, and about 35 percent by inequality within nations. More than 70 percent of international inequality is accounted for by the inequality of two major regions.


Income Inequality Capita Income Income Distribution Gini Coefficient Income Share 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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