CHAPTER 11 The Global Distribution of Income

  title={CHAPTER 11 The Global Distribution of Income},
  author={Sudhir Anand and Paul E Segal},
This chapter investigates recent advances in our understanding of the global distribution of income, and produces the first estimates of global inequality that take into account data on the incomes of the top one percent within countries. We discuss conceptual and methodological issues – including alternative definitions of the global distribution, the use of household surveys and national accounts data, the use of purchasing power parity exchange rates, and the incorporation of recently… CONTINUE READING