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Inequality and economic development in Brazil.

Author: World Bank.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2004.
Series: World Bank country study.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study addresses three questions: Why do inequalities matter for Brazil's development? Why does Brazil occupy a position of very high inequality in the international community? What should public policy do about it?" "Excessive income inequality is unfair and undesirable on ethical grounds and can bring adverse effects on economic growth, health outcomes, social cohesion, and crime. Brazil's excessive income  Read more...
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Inequality and economic development in Brazil.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2004
(DLC) 2004050930
(OCoLC)55616512
Material Type: Document, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: World Bank.
ISBN: 0821358812 9780821358818 1417543558 9781417543557
OCLC Number: 654788876
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 281 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Policy report / C.E. Vélez, R.P. de Barros, and F. Ferreira --
pt. 2. Background papers --
Poverty and inequality in Brazil: new estimates from combined PPV-PNAD data / C. Elbers [and others] --
Beyond Oaxaca-blinder: accounting for differences in household income distributions across countries / F. Bourguignon, F.H.G. Ferreira, and P.G. Leite --
Inequality of outcomes, inequality of opportunities, and intergenerational education mobility in Brazil / F. Bourguignon, F. Ferreira, and M. Menendez --
Indirect taxation reform: searching for Dalton-improvements in Brazil / C.E. Vélez [and others] --
Schooling expansion in demographic transition: a transient opportunity for inequality reduction in Brazil / C.E. Vélez, M. Medeiros, and S. Soares --
Ex-ante evaluation of conditional cash transfer programs: the case of Bolsa Escola / F. Bourguignon, F.H.G. Ferreira, and P.G. Leite --
The dynamics of the skill-premium in Brazil: growing demand and insufficient supply? / A. Blom and C.E. Vélez.
Series Title: World Bank country study.

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