Online Publication Date: 10 March, 2012 Publisher: Asian Economic and Social Society Economic Growth and Income Inequality: Empirical Evidence from North African Countries

  • Zouheir ABIDA, Imen Mohamed SGHAIER
  • Published 2012

Abstract

This paper examines the empirical relationship between economic growth and income inequality for 3 countries of North Africa (Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt) over the period 1970-2004. The results of this paper indicate that the long-run growth elasticity of income inequality is negative and significant implying that keeping other factors constant; more income… (More)

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