When do Relative Prices Matter for Measuring Income Inequality? : The Case of Food Prices in Mozambique

Arndt, Channing, Jones, Sam and Salvucci, Vincenzo (2015). When do Relative Prices Matter for Measuring Income Inequality? : The Case of Food Prices in Mozambique. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Arndt, Channing
    Jones, Sam
    Salvucci, Vincenzo
    Title When do Relative Prices Matter for Measuring Income Inequality? : The Case of Food Prices in Mozambique
    Volume/Issue No. 2015/32
    Publication Date 2015
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 18
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Changes in relative prices of commodities consumed in different shares across income groups can be expected to alter real income differentials between these groups. Using Mozambican household budget survey and price data from 2002/03 and 2008/09, we show

    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Income distribution
    Index numbers (economics)
    Prices
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292309176
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