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dc.contributor.authorElbers, Chrisen_US
dc.contributor.authorLanjouw, Peteren_US
dc.contributor.authorMistiaen, Johanen_US
dc.contributor.authorÖzler, Berken_US
dc.contributor.authorSimler, Kenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-14T09:40:02Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-14T09:40:02Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/52815-
dc.description.abstractBased on a statistical procedure that combines household survey data with population census data, this paper presents estimates of inequality for three developing countries at a level of disaggregation far below that allowed by household surveys alone. We show that while the share of within-community inequality in overall inequality is high, this does not necessarily imply that all communities in a given country are as unequal as the country as a whole. In fact, in all three countries there is considerable variation in inequality across communities. We also show that economic inequality is strongly correlated with geography, even after controlling for basic demographic and economic conditions.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUNU-WIDER |cHelsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWIDER Discussion Papers // World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) |x2003/52en_US
dc.subject.jelD63en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordinequality measurementen_US
dc.subject.keywordEcuadoren_US
dc.subject.keywordMadagascaren_US
dc.subject.keywordMozambiqueen_US
dc.subject.stwEinkommensverteilungen_US
dc.subject.stwEcuadoren_US
dc.subject.stwMadagaskaren_US
dc.subject.stwMosambiken_US
dc.titleAre neighbours equal? Estimating local inequality in three developing countriesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn369145178en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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