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Consumption and Income Inequality in Poland During the Economic Transition

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Source: Consumption and Income Inequality in Poland During the Economic Transition

Volume/Issue: 1999/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

ISBN: 9781451843101

Keywords: household income, income data, nondurable consumption, income inequality, income distribution

This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that income inequality in Poland increased substantially following the economic transition in 1989–90. The results, based on micro data from the 1985–92 H...

Consumption and Income Inequality in Poland During the Economic Transition

Consumption and Income Inequality in Poland During the Economic Transition »

Volume/Issue: 1999/14

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843101.001

ISBN: 9781451843101

Keywords: household income, income data, nondurable consumption, income inequality, income distribution

This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that income inequality in Poland increased substantially following the economic transition in 1989–90. The results, based on micro data from the 1985–92 H...

Inequality, Transfers and Growth
			: New Evidence From the Economic Transition in Poland

Inequality, Transfers and Growth : New Evidence From the Economic Transition in Poland »

Volume/Issue: 2000/117

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451854008.001

ISBN: 9781451854008

Keywords: Income and earnings inequality, social transfers, redistribution, political economic of reforms, survey, household income, income inequality, sampling, standard deviation

This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that inequality in Poland increased markedly during the economic transition. Income and consumption inequality actually declined in 1990-92 and rose only moderately abo...