Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Carlos Góes , and Izabela Karpowicz
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 31 October 2017
Keywords: Income inequality, Government expenditures and education, Government expenditures and welfare programs, Western Hemisphere, Brazil, redistribution policies, Models with Panel Data, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Equity, Justice
In this study, we document the decline in income inequality and a convergence in consumption patterns in Brazilian states in a new database constructed from micro data from the national households' survey. We adjus...