Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Markus Bruckner , Era Dabla-Norris , and Mark Gradstein
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 11 June 2014
Keywords: inequality, growth, gini, gini coefficient, dependent variable, Personal Income and Wealth Distribution, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,
Does the distribution of income within a country become more equal as it grows richer? This paper uses plausibly exogenous variations in trade-weighted world income and international oil price shocks as instruments...