Did Partial Globalization Increase Inequality? The Case of the Latin American Periphery, 1950–2000

@inproceedings{Baten2004DidPG,
  title={Did Partial Globalization Increase Inequality? The Case of the Latin American Periphery, 1950–2000},
  author={J Joey Baten and Uwe Fraunholz},
  year={2004}
}
Inequality is an important threat to the globalization of the world economy that we experience today. This contribution uses the coefficient of height variation as a measure of inequality. This indicator covers not only wage recipients, but also the selfemployed, the unemployed, housewives, children, and other groups who may not participate in a market economy, for the period 1950–79, for which income inequality data is mostly unavailable or inconsistent. It turns out that within-country… CONTINUE READING

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