Determinants of Income Inequality and its Effects on Economic Growth : Evidence from African Countries

Odedokun, Matthew and Round, Jeffery I. (2001). Determinants of Income Inequality and its Effects on Economic Growth : Evidence from African Countries. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Odedokun, Matthew
    Round, Jeffery I.
    Title Determinants of Income Inequality and its Effects on Economic Growth : Evidence from African Countries
    Volume/Issue No. 2001/103
    Publication Date 2001
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 42
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The paper empirically investigates, in the context of African countries, the determinants of income distribution and inequality, the effect of inequality on economic growth, and the channels through which inequality affects growth. Data for 35 countries o

    Keyword Equality and inequality
    Expenditures
    Public
    Income distribution
    Saving and investment
    Copyright Holder author(s)
    Copyright Year 2001
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789291900299
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