Oct 2000
Author(s): Székely, Miguel; Hilgert, Marianne
This paper presents microeconomic simulation techniques to examine what drives differences in inequality across countries. The simulation decomposes cross-country inequality differences into the…
Jun 2000
Author(s): Attanasio, Orazio P.; Székely, Miguel
East Asia and Latin America have diverged in several dimensions in the past three decades. This paper compares household saving behavior in two countries in each region (Mexico, Peru, Thailand and…
Aug 1998
Author(s): Behrman, Jere R.; Birdsall, Nancy; Székely, Miguel
The effects of market and policy reforms on poverty and inequality in Latin America have been of considerable concern. The region continues to have relatively great income inequalities. Two different…