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dc.contributor.authorKappel, Vivienen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-09-13T15:07:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-09-13T15:07:01Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/39977-
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines the effects of financial development on income inequality and poverty. The results of both cross-country and panel data regressions suggest that inequality and poverty are reduced not only through enhanced loan markets, but also through more developed stock markets. We show that ethnic diversity and the distribution of land are significant and robust determinants of both income inequality and poverty. Finally, we find evidence that government spending leads to a reduction in income inequality in high income countries. In low income countries, however, we find no significant effect.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aVerein für Socialpolitik, Ausschuss für Entwicklungsländer |cGöttingenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aProceedings of the German Development Economics Conference, Hannover 2010 |x25en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordFinancial developmenten_US
dc.subject.keywordinequalityen_US
dc.subject.keywordpovertyen_US
dc.titleThe effects of financial development on income inequality and povertyen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn654382271-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
dc.identifier.repecRePEc:zbw:gdec10:25-

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