Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Vito Tanzi
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 1998
Keywords: Inequality, Social Norms, Role of Governments, Positional Rents, Social Capital, human capital, income distribution, trade theory
This paper discusses the fundamental determinants of inequality. These are identified as world or market forces, social norms, ownership of real and human capital, and the role of government. The change in the rela...