Latin America's Inequality Success Story

Current History, Vol. 112, Issue 751, p. 64, February 2013

6 Pages Posted: 11 Apr 2017

Date Written: 2013

Abstract

The results of in-depth analyses for Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico reveal two main factors that explain this phenomenon: a fall in the premium that favors skilled over unskilled labor, and more progressive government transfers targeting the poor.

Suggested Citation

Lustig, Nora Claudia, Latin America's Inequality Success Story (2013). Current History, Vol. 112, Issue 751, p. 64, February 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2948951

Nora Claudia Lustig (Contact Author)

Tulane University ( email )

6823 St Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
United States

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