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Inequality

Peter Lanjouw and Nicholas Stern

in Economic Development in Palanpur over Five Decades

Published in print November 1998 | ISBN: 9780198288329
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596599 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198288328.003.0005
 Inequality

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Examines how the distribution of income and land has altered under the influence of demographic, technological, and occupational change. Inequality levels and trends are described. Inequality is decomposed by social group as well as by income source. Changes in land use are related to changes in the distribution of land owned and cultivated.

Keywords: distribution; income inequality; inequality decomposition; land inequality; land use

Chapter.  11639 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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