Transmission Mechanisms of the Inequality-Growth Relationship

International Journal of Mathematical Trends and Technology (IJMTT)          
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Volume-3 Issue-1                           
Year of Publication : 2012
Authors : Jorge A. Charles-Coll


Jorge A. Charles-Coll"Transmission Mechanisms of the Inequality-Growth Relationship"International Journal of Mathematical Trends and Technology (IJMTT),V3(1):19-28.June 2012. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

This paper contributes to the debate over the relationship between income inequality and economic growth by developing a comprehensive description of the mechanisms and the models proposed in the literature over the last two decades that try to explain the way in which income distribution can influence economic performance trough economic, social and political channels.


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Income inequality, economic growth, political economy, wealth effect, socio-political instability, human capital.