Volume 44, 2009 · Number 6 · pp. 360–363
Inequality in Emerging Countries: Trends, Interpretations, and Implications for Development and Poverty Reduction
While the other contributions in this Forum have focused on inequality and its consequences in Europe, it is important to also take a wider perspective and examine how inequality trends and their impacts are developing in other parts of the world. This contribution will focus on the three emerging economies Brazil, India and China (the BIC in the often-used BRIC grouping) whose rapid economic development over the past two decades has also led to a sharply rising prominence of these countries in global economic and political affairs.
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