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Income Inequality and Mobility in Hungary 1992-96

AUTHOR(S)

Peter Galasi
Income Inequality and Mobility in Hungary 1992-96
LANGUAGE:
English
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ABSTRACT

The first half of the 1990s brought major changes to Hungary. The positive sides of the transformation in the Hungarian economy and society were accompanied by less welcome aspects - a sharp fall in GDP, double-digit unemployment and falling real incomes. How have children fared in these circumstances? This paper considers the changing position of children in the Hungarian income distribution, comparing it to that of the elderly - another potentially vulnerable group whose incomes, like those of households with children, are a concern for policymakers.
SERIESInnocenti Occasional Papers, Economic Policy Series
SERIES No. 64
DATE OF PUBLICATION1998
PAGES34