Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Shekhar Aiyar , and Christian Ebeke
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 15 February 2019
Keywords: Income inequality, Economic growth, Income distribution, Income shocks, Human capital, Intergenerational Mobility;Growth;Gini;inequality;elasticity;unequal access;Brueckner
We posit that the relationship between income inequality and economic growth is mediated by the level of equality of opportunity, which we identify with intergenerational mobility. In economies characterized by int...