Between 1990-2007 poorest 40% increased its share of total income less than 1%

June 30, 2017

the poorest 40 percent of the global population increased its share of total income by less than one percent between 1990 and 2007.

 

Isabel Ortiz Matthew Cummins, GLOBAL INEQUALITY: BEYOND THE BOTTOM BILLION
– A Rapid Review of Income Distribution in 141 Countries, UNICEF POLICY AND PRACTICE
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