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The Journal of Income Distribution is an International quarterly journal on income distribution, one of the oldest academic journals on the subject. It offers to scholars the opportunity to disseminate their research on the measurement, the causes, and the consequences of income discrepancies.


The collateral damage on income distribution from a pandemic


Facts about income inequality have been accumulating for some time now. In addition, in recent decades, abundant data analyses, whether in terms of absolute or relative earnings, have been disseminated. The consensus in research on income disparities among various segments of the population distribution is that the general trends have been on a continuous rise within nations and throughout the globe. The disparity gaps do not limit themselves only to earnings and purchasing power but are revealed in a host of other manifestations in opportunities: jobs, education, access to well-being, etc.

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