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Social inequality

Known as: Inequality, Racial inequality, Social inequalities 
Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific… 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
In the last few decades the institutional contours of American social inequality have been transformed by the rapid growth in the… 
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Population health tends to be better in societies where income is more equally distributed. Recent evidence suggests that many… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The paper proposes that reports of pervasive competition and conflict over land in sub-Saharan Africa belie a current image of… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Measures of inequality are used by economists to answer a wide range of questions. Is the distribution of income more equal than… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
But the inequalities facing children before they enter school are less publicized. We should expect schools to increase… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
I s the political support for welfare policy higher or lower in less egalitarian societies? We answer the question using a model… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Chapter 1. Introduction The Health of Societies Chapter 2. Health becomes a social science Chapter 3. Rising life expectancy and… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
  • R. Bénabou
  • NBER Macroeconomics Annual
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 154145268
Using two unifying models and an empirical exercise, this paper presents and extends the main theories linking income… 
Review
1994
Review
1994
The permanent income hypothesis implies that, for any cohort of people born at the same time, inequality in both consumption and… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition. Acknowledgments for the Second Edition. Acknowledgments for the…