Gini Coefficient vsEconomic Growth    Gaetan Lion    April 5, 2012                      1
Gini Coefficient                   2
Gini Coefficient                   Unequal                   income                   distribution                        ...
World Gini Coefficient                         4
World Gini Coefficient (in color)                                    5
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Gini Coefficient within US                             8
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US Gini Coefficient vs Other Countries                                     11
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Level of income inequality (Gini coefficient) among OECD  countries (2005–08) and Australian states (2009–10)             ...
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Robert Barro’s Study Fig. 1                 Overall, there is no                 relationship between                 the ...
Robert Barro’s Study Fig. 2There is a negative relationship   There is a somewhat positivebetween Gini coefficient and    ...
Different data setsupporting Barro’sposition              18
Change in inequality and change in consumption growth, 1997–2007  Different data set  checking Barro’s  position          ...
Different data setchecking on Barro’sposition               20
Different data setchecking on Barro’sposition               21
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Gini coefficient vs economic growth

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A quick review of various data sets exploring the relationship between income inequality through the Gini coefficient vs economic growth.

Gini coefficient vs economic growth

  1. 1. Gini Coefficient vsEconomic Growth Gaetan Lion April 5, 2012 1
  2. 2. Gini Coefficient 2
  3. 3. Gini Coefficient Unequal income distribution 3
  4. 4. World Gini Coefficient 4
  5. 5. World Gini Coefficient (in color) 5
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  8. 8. Gini Coefficient within US 8
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  11. 11. US Gini Coefficient vs Other Countries 11
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  13. 13. Level of income inequality (Gini coefficient) among OECD countries (2005–08) and Australian states (2009–10) 13
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  16. 16. Robert Barro’s Study Fig. 1 Overall, there is no relationship between the Gini coefficient and economic growth. 16
  17. 17. Robert Barro’s Study Fig. 2There is a negative relationship There is a somewhat positivebetween Gini coefficient and relationship between Gini coefficienteconomic growth for developing and economic growth for developedcountries. countries. 17
  18. 18. Different data setsupporting Barro’sposition 18
  19. 19. Change in inequality and change in consumption growth, 1997–2007 Different data set checking Barro’s position 19
  20. 20. Different data setchecking on Barro’sposition 20
  21. 21. Different data setchecking on Barro’sposition 21

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