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Does Economic Growth Reduce Income Inequality in Iran? WALS Approach

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Abstract:

This paper explores the effect of economic growth on income inequality in Iran using annual data over the period 1976-2010. Weighted-average least square (WALS) approach has employed to analyze the effect of economic growth on income inequality. The results indicate that economic growth in Iran is inclined to more inequality. Thus economic growth policy needs to be revised fundamentally.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 45)
Pages:
73-78
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILSHS.45.73
Citation:
M. Mohammadian "Does Economic Growth Reduce Income Inequality in Iran? WALS Approach", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 45, pp. 73-78, 2015
Online since:
Jan 2015
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