Night lights and regional income inequality in Africa

Mveyange, Anthony (2015). Night lights and regional income inequality in Africa. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Mveyange, Anthony
    Title Night lights and regional income inequality in Africa
    Volume/Issue No. 2015/85
    Publication Date 2015
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 40
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Estimating regional income inequality in Africa has been challenging due to the lack of reliable and consistent sub-national income data. I employ night lights data to circumvent this limitation. I find significant and positive associations between region

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Economic growth
    Income distribution
    Poverty
    Regional economics
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292309749
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