The Development of International Inequality, 1960–1985

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


Data from the International Comparison Project are used to assess the economic development in five regions of the non-Communist world: the North, the South, and three regions in the Tropical Middle (in America, Asia, and Africa). The use of an additively decomposable inequality measure is emphasized. A convenient Lorenz-type graphical procedure is presented.


Income Inequality Capita Income Income Share Population Share Regional Inequality 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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