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

Arndt, Channing, Jones, Sam and Salvucci, Vincenzo (2014). 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. 2014/129
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 13
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Changes in the relative prices of commodities consumed in different shares across income groups are known to influence real measures of inequality. Using household budget survey and price data in Mozambique from 2002/03 and 2008/09, we show that accountin

    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Income
    Index numbers (economics)
    Prices
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292308506
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