Ani Silwal is a consultant in the World Bank’s Development Economics Research Group. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Sussex, an M.Sc. from the University of Maryland, and a B.A. from Swarthmore College. He has also worked on international migration and remittances. His research interest is the constraints that households face in escaping poverty.
Inequality in the typical country in the last 25 years
10 Feb 2017
While inequality has received a great deal of attention in the public debate in recent times, the poor quality of data available on this issue is a constraint. Based on a recently-compiled database of the World Bank, this column presents the trend for within-country inequality for the average country.
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