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Growth, wealth and inequality: evidence from Young Lives

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Policy Paper 5
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This paper analyses consumption and wealth levels using the Young Lives data. The purpose is to describe the context in which children are growing up, and therefore also to understand some of the opportunities children and young people will have as they grow older. The national pictures show economic growth and absolute poverty reduction after 2000 but a more mixed picture of national income inequality levels rising in Vietnam and India, and falling somewhat in Peru and Ethiopia. Analysis of ...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)
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Publisher's version

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2011-01-01
URN:
uuid:7f2786cc-78cc-4c6d-962e-7973b3101db3
Local pid:
ora:7637

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