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

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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.

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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.

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