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Income inequality has been falling in the EU

Darvas, Zsolt, (2016), “Income inequality has been falling in the EU”, Bruegel, 23 November

The properly measured EU-wide Gini coefficient of disposable income inequality shows that inequality in the EU as whole declined in 1994-2008, after which it remained broadly stable. However, within the EU, there are large differences in income inequality which require policy action.

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