Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Eswar Prasad , and Michael Keane
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 June 2000
Keywords: Income and earnings inequality, social transfers, redistribution, political economic of reforms, survey, household income, income inequality, sampling, standard deviation
This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that inequality in Poland increased markedly during the economic transition. Income and consumption inequality actually declined in 1990-92 and rose only moderately abo...