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Journal of Globalization and Development

Ed. by Stiglitz, Joseph / Emran, M. Shahe / Guzman, Martin / Jayadev, Arjun / Ocampo, José Antonio / Rodrik, Dani

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Interaction of Global and National Income Inequalities

Branko Milanovic
  • Corresponding author
  • Graduate Center, City University of New York and Yale University, New York, NY 10013, USA
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/ John E. Roemer
  • Graduate Center, City University of New York and Yale University, New York, NY 10013, USA
Published Online: 2016-07-13 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jgd-2016-0023

Abstract

The current era is characterized by simultaneous increase in many countries’ income inequalities and a decline in global inequality. People’s perception of inequality is shown to depend on how much they value absolute income vs. their national income position.

Keywords: globalization; income inequality; relative income

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Published Online: 2016-07-13

Published in Print: 2016-06-01


Citation Information: Journal of Globalization and Development, ISSN (Online) 1948-1837, ISSN (Print) 2194-6353, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/jgd-2016-0023.

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