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Archive for October 2012

Gini Back in the Bottle

Professor Lustig’s research was cited in The Economist’s special report on the World Economy in an article from October 13th, 2012 titled “Gini Back in the Bottle: an unequal continent becoming less so”. Click here to read it!

World Development publication: Inequality in Latin America in the 2000s: The Cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico

The World Development Journal has published Nora Lustig’s, Luis Lopez-Calva’s, and Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez’s paper “Inequality in Latin America in the 2000s: The Cases of Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico” (September 2012). Summary: During 2000–10, the Gini coefficient declined in 13 of 17 Latin American countries. The decline was statistically significant and robust to changes in the … Continue reading »