ODI Inequality Briefings

Briefing papers

A series of Briefing Papers produced for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) by the

 Economists’ Resource Centre (ERC).

Defining and Measuring Inequality

Briefing papers | February 2002 | Andrew McKay

Looks at how inequality has conventionally been defined and measured and how we can move beyond this to gain a better understanding of the phenomenon


Responding to Inequality

Briefing papers | February 2002 | Tony Killick

This paper sets out the range of policy options available to national governments wishing to reduce inequality in the form of income disparities.


Why Inequality Matters for Poverty

Briefing papers | February 2002 | Felix Naschold

This paper looks at the relationship between inequality and poverty and how important it is relative to economic growth.