Growth and inequality in Ireland : 1987 - 1999
|Title:||Growth and inequality in Ireland : 1987 - 1999||Authors:||Madden, David (David Patrick); Clancy, Cathal||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/776||Date:||Sep-2005||Online since:||2009-01-08T14:24:11Z||Abstract:||This paper analyses data from the Irish Household Budget Surveys of 1987, 1994 and 1999 to examine the evolution of inequality of income and expenditure over that period. The paper calculates Lorenz and Generalised Lorenz curves and also the Growth Incidence Curve of Ravallion and Chen to investigate the extent to which growth was “pro-poor”. The paper also examines the composition of changes in inequality of income over the period.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Series/Report no.:||UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series; WP05/16||Copyright (published version):||UCD Centre for Economic Research 2005||Keywords:||Growth; Inequality; Lorenz; Generalised Lorenz; Growth incidence curve||Subject LCSH:||Income distribution--Ireland
|Other versions:||http://www.ucd.ie/economics/research/papers/2005/WP05.16.pdf||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Geary Institute Research Collection|
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