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Understanding economic inequality
Understanding economic inequality

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4 What makes us unequal?

Section 3 explored income inequality both within countries and between countries. You saw that income inequality, at least within countries, is increasing. In this section you will learn what factors can explain the existence of income inequality and its changes over time.

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Figure 15 ‘Mind the gap’.