Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just before the Great Crisis

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INDEX
AFIP. See Federal Administration of Public Revenues
Agricultural Production Cooperatives (CPA), 284
agriculture
in Cuba as percentage of GDP, 283–84, 284t
industrialization of, 47
manufacturing pay observations used for wage rate of, 53–54, 82
American Economic Association, 47
Argentina, 17
Convertibility Plan in, 253, 260
datasets for, 256
income inequality in Brazil compared to, 254–55, 265–67
inequality contribution in regions, 1994–2007 of, 260, 261f
inequality decline, post-2001 in, 252
inequality of boom and nonboom sectors, 1994–2007 in, 258, 259f
neoliberalism in, 252, 265
pay inequality from 1994–2007 in, 256–61, 257f, 259f, 261f, 262f
politics in, 253–54
Atkinson, Anthony B., 23
augmented Kuznets curve, 52, 53f
Austria, 190
canonical score and pseudoscore correlations for GDP of, 228t
canonical score and pseudoscore correlations for investments of, 229t
Germany wage rate compared to, 193t, 196
wage rate in, 176–77
authoritarian regime, 15
democracy compared to, 104
inequality associated with, 102
auto industry, bankruptcies in, 139–40
autoregressive specification, for panel estimation, 67, 68t
average hourly wage, 41
Barro-Lee dataset, 75
Basic Cooperative Production Units (UBPC), 284
BEA. See Bureau of Economic Analysis
Beijing Olympics, 248
Belgium, 209–10
canonical score and pseudoscore correlations for, 230t
Bernanke, Benjamin, 4–5
on income inequality, 147
Berra, Yogi, 3
between-county inequality (US)
between-household inequality compared to, 141, 142f
between-industry earnings inequality compared to, 140–41
calculation of, 141
change components in, 141
classification of sectors for, 151n18
employment and, 148f
by income and selected years, 145–46, 145t
IT sector boom/bust impact on, 145–46
NASDAQcomposite index compared to, 144, 144f
Theil statistic for between-state inequality compared to, 141–43, 143f
“between-groups component,” 30–31

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