LA DESIGUALDAD DE LA DISTRIBUCIÓN DE INGRESOS EN EL PERÚ : ORÍGENES HISTÓRICOS Y DINÁMICA POLÍTICA Y ECONÓMICA.
Contreras, Carlos et al.
Lima: Fondo Editorial de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, 2015. First Edition 370p., tables, graphics, bibl., wrps. New Paperback 9786123171421 Peru, at the start of the 21st century, aside from having acheived some of the best results in the reducction of poverty and inflation, appears to be an economic leader in Latin America. However, the country continues to exhibit profound inequalities, according to the figures on wealth distribution. Through an interdisciplinary approach, this work investigates the causes behind the economic gaps, featuring chapters on the history of inequality in Peru, the role of politics/policies on the incongruency in wealth distribution, as well as the patterns of wealth distribution in Peru between the years of 1950 and 2010. (Item ID: 173855)