Politics and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

  title={Politics and Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean},
  author={Evelyne Huber and François Nielsen and Jennifer Pribble and John Stephens},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  pages={943 - 963}
This article presents the first pooled time series analysis of the impact that politics and policy have on inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean. The authors build on models consisting of sociological and economic variables, adding the strength of the democratic tradition, long-term legislative partisan political power distribution, and social spending to explain variation in inequality. They analyze an unbalanced pooled time series data set for income distribution in 18 Latin American… 

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