Income inequality: some dimensions of the problem - Excerpts from a chapter of the new World Bank book that explores policies to improve income distribution. »
Series: Finance & Development
Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 1974
Keywords: distribution of income, income distribution, gnp, income groups, income levels
This paper examines some dimensions of the problem of income inequality. The conventional approach to income inequality is to define the problem in purely relative terms. A familiar technique for this purpose is to...