Red Interamericana de Protección Social (RIPSO) Mexico , DF, August 10, 2011. Inequality, Poverty and Public Policy in Latin America Nora Lustig Professor, Tulane University Nonresident Fellow, Center for Global Development and Inter-American Dialogue.
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Mexico, DF, August 10, 2011
Inequality, Poverty and Public Policy in Latin AmericaNora LustigProfessor, Tulane UniversityNonresident Fellow, Center for Global Development and Inter-American Dialogue
Trends project: in Inequality
GiniCoefficientEarly 1990’s-Late 2000’s
Light Grey: CountrieswithFallingIneq (Lustig et al., 2011)
Change in project:Gini Coefficient by Country: circa 2000-2008 (yearly change in percent) SEDLAC
Change in project:Gini Coefficient by Country: circa 2000-2009 (yearly change in percent) SEDLAC
Income project:of the Brazilian poor has been growing as fast as per capita GDP in China while income of the richest ten percent has been growing like Germany’s per capita GDP
Gini project: (Circa 2000)
In-depth analysis (Lopez-Calva and Lustig, 2010 and UNDP project paper for Chile and Uruguay):
Supply vs. Demand: THIS SHOULD BE THE FOCUS OF FUTURE RESEARCH