Bértola, Luis

Has Latin American Inequality Changed Direction?

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Luis Bértola, Jeffrey G. Williamson

Part I. Long-Run Trends

2. Functional Inequality in Latin America: News from the Twentieth Century
Pablo Astorga Junquera

3. The Political Economy of Income Inequality in Chile Since 1850
Javier E. Rodríguez Weber

4. Using Heights to Trace Living Standards and Inequality in Mexico Since 1850
Moramay López-Alonso, Roberto Vélez-Grajales

5. Long-Run Human Development in Mexico: 1895–2010
Raymundo M. Campos-Vazquez, Cristóbal Domínguez Flores, Graciela Márquez

6. Inequality, Institutions, and Long-Term Development: A Perspective from Brazilian Regions
Pedro Paulo Pereira Funari

7. Historical Perspectives on Regional Income Inequality in Brazil, 1872–2000
Eustáquio Reis

8. Racial Inequality in Brazil from Independence to the Present
Justin R. Bucciferro

9. The Expansion of Public Spending and Mass Education in Bolivia: Did the 1952 Revolution Represent a Permanent Shock?
José Alejandro Peres-Cajías

10. The Lingering Face of Gender Inequality in Latin America
María Magdalena Camou, Silvana Maubrigades

11. Fiscal Redistribution in Latin America Since the Nineteenth Century
Leticia Arroyo Abad, Peter H. Lindert

Part II. The Recent Inequality Downturn

12. Inequality in Latin America: ECLAC’s Perspective
Verónica Amarante, Antonio Prado

13. The Inequality Story in Latin America and the Caribbean: Searching for an Explanation
Augusto Torre, Julian Messina, Joana Silva

14. The Political Economy of Inequality at the Top in Contemporary Chile
Diego Sánchez-Ancochea

15. Structural Change and the Fall of Income Inequality in Latin America: Agricultural Development, Inter-sectoral Duality, and the Kuznets Curve
Martin Andersson, Andrés Palacio

16. Fiscal Policy and Inequality in Latin America, 1960–2012
Judith Clifton, Daniel Díaz-Fuentes, Julio Revuelta

17. Challenges for Social Policy in a Less Favorable Macroeconomic Context
Suzanne Duryea, Andrew Morrison, Carmen Pagés, Ferdinando Regalia, Norbert Schady, Emiliana Vegas, Héctor Salazar

Keywords: Economics, Economic History, Latin American and Caribbean Economics, Social Structure, Social Inequality, Political Economy, Economic Growth

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