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The Income Distribution Problem in Latin America and the Caribbean

by Samuel A. Morley

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Published by United Nations Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9757640M
    ISBN 109211212936
    ISBN 109789211212938

    The Distribution of Income in Central America. We document changes in income and earnings inequality in the five Central American countries from the early s to In the s Costa Rica had the most equal distribution of income in Central America, and one of the most equal distributions of income in Latin America. Shifting Gears to Accelerate Shared Prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean In fact, the report states, that if the region were to take this opportunity to enshrine income equity into the political agenda, not only would standards of living be raised, but it would also further spur growth.

    Revenue Statistics in Latin America and the Caribbean (fourth edition) shows that the average ratio of tax revenue to GDP in the 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries covered by the report was % in , percentage point above the ratio in The tax-to-GDP ratio rose from % to % over the period. In , According to UNICEF, Latin America and the Caribbean region had the highest combined income inequality in the world with a measured net Gini coefficient of , an unweighted average which is considerably higher than the world's Gini coefficient average of Gini is the statistical measurement used to measure income distribution across entire nations and their populations and their income inequality.

      Recently the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean published a figure on income, and it clearly stated that the U.S. income gap officially now exceeds other countries in the. A fair amount is already known about the relationship between education and poverty in Latin America. We know that the poor have lower levels of education and that income rises with educational level. In Latin America, 14% of adults 26 years and older cannot read or write at all.


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The Income Distribution Problem in Latin America and the Caribbean by Samuel A. Morley Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book by Samuel Morley,currently a visiting researcher at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI);and formerly a consultant of ECLAC,deals with a topic of growing concern in Latin American and Caribbean countries:the distribution of bution in the region is the most unequal in the entire world,a situation that has been true for as long as the statistics have been.

Get this from a library. The income distribution problem in Latin America and the Caribbean. [Samuel A Morley; United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.] -- Centers on the consequence of the reforms implemented in Latin America and the Caribbean in the last two decades.

Trade and financial liberalization and the privatization of production activities. Poverty and Income Distribution in Latin America: The Story of the s (World Bank Technical Paper) by George Psacharopoulos (Author), Samuel Morley (Author), Ariel Fiszbein (Author), & ISBN ISBN Author: Myilibrary.

This report presents the findings of a regional study on poverty and income distribution in Latin America and the Caribbean. The study was undertaken because of the significance of these issues and the paucity of statistical information on recent trends in the region.

Morley, Samuel A., "The income distribution problem in Latin America and the Caribbean," Libros de la CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), number 65 edited by Eclac, December.

Cowell, F.A., United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) This paper summarizes and updates the evidence and findings of a previous work (Altimir, ) that was part of the output of the Joint ECLA/World Bank project on Measurement and Analysis of Income Distribution in Latin by: Poverty and income distribution in Latin America: the story of the s (English) Abstract.

This report presents the findings of a regional study on poverty and income distribution in Latin America and the Caribbean. The study was undertaken because of the significance of these issues and the paucity of statistical information on recent trends Cited by:   By Funds Society, Miami.

Income distribution is a subject of interest to all. It recently gained renewed attention with the research that Thomas Piketty published in the book Capital in the Twenty-First Century. Although data limitations restricted Piketty's work to a group of developed countries, the debate on the issue gained prominence worldwide, including in Latin America.

Latin America & Caribbean (excluding high income) from The World Bank: Data Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID (coronavirus). Find Out. Latin America: The Income Gap A long the oceanfront in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, gleaming office buildings and hotels share the boulevards with trendy restaurants and exclusive shops.

Behind all this glitter and glamour, however, is another world, hidden from sight—the favelas, or slums, of Rio. Financial Development and the Distribution of Income in Latin America and the Caribbean Gustavo Canavire-Bacarreza Georgia State University and IZA Felix Rioja Georgia State University Discussion Paper No.

October IZA P.O. Box Bonn Germany Phone: + Fax: + E-mail: [email protected] The dataset on Income Distribution in Latin America was developed in the context of The New Policy Model, Inequality and Poverty in Latin America: Evidence from the Last Decade and Prospects for the IDLA database compiles published statistical information useful for the analysis of income distribution in the Latin America region over the last two decades, a period marked by.

This book explores the main features of the New Economic Model in Latin America and, through analysis of the reform process and case studies, examines its impact on income distribution and poverty. Read more Read lessFormat: Paperback. This chapter offers a medium-term perspective for analysing the trade openness–inequality relationship in Latin America.

Three contributions are presented. First, a database is assembled on income distribution indicators systematically estimated from household surveys with emphasis on within-country consistency of methodology, definitions, and coverage for the year period of Author: Miguel Székely.

Although income inequality has fallen in recent years, Latin America remains the most unequal region in the world. In the richest 10% of people in Latin America. The countries of the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC), like other emerging economies, have benefited from a decade of remarkable growth and some income per capita convergence towards the United States and other industrialized countries.

April 5,Santiago de Chile - Improving the recognition of land tenure rights and creating a more equitable distribution of land is a necessary step to eradicate hunger and advance towards the Sustainable Development Objectives in Latin America and the Caribbean, FAO said today.

The region has the most unequal land distribution in the world: the Gini coefficient (which measures inequality. percent of the income gains. Latin America – the Lost Decade and After During the s and s, Latin America was among the fastest growing regions in the world, sustaining an average annual growth rate of about per cent.

Byper cent of the regional population or File Size: KB. This chapter documents the pattern of the rise and fall of income inequality in Latin America and comments on some plausible explanatory factors.

After an overview of the regional trends and comparisons with other regions of the world, it focuses on three countries for which substantial analysis is available: Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico.

The second section is an overview of the main Cited by: One of the central concerns in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has been the reduction of poverty and inequality so prevalent in the continent. Using large world samples, the literature has found that financial development increases economic growth, increases the income of Cited by: 9.

Economic Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean analyzes whether economic reforms have been beneficial to growth in the region. In doing so, it recognizes that growth is driven by a variety of factors - in some cases poor growth is due to insufficient structural reforms (e.g., low trade openness.When GDP per capita is used as a rough measure to compare the economic regions of the World, Latin America and the Caribbean are better off than _____, but worse off than _____.

A. Sub-Saharan Africa; South Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia B. Eastern .Data and research on tax including income tax, consumption tax, dispute resolution, tax avoidance, BEPS, tax havens, fiscal federalism, tax administration, tax treaties and transfer pricing., Taxes on the labour income of the average worker in Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries totalled % of total labour costs inone-third lower than in OECD countries, where the average was.