The Colonial Legacy : Income Inequality in Former British African Colonies

Atkinson, Anthony Barnes (2014). The Colonial Legacy : Income Inequality in Former British African Colonies. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Atkinson, Anthony Barnes
    Title The Colonial Legacy : Income Inequality in Former British African Colonies
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/45
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 62
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper examines the distribution of top incomes in 15 former British colonies in Africa, drawing on evidence available from income tax records. It seeks to throw light on the position of colonial elites during the period of British rule. Just how uneq

    Keyword History (economics)
    Equality and inequality
    Income distribution
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292307660
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