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The elephant in the income distribution room

Branko Milanovic's "elephant in the income distribution room" Data taken from "Get Ready to See This Globalization 'Elephant Chart' Over and Over Again", Bloomberg, 27 June 2016. To "leave no one behind", we must measure inequalities - but with what conceptual frameworks? The "elephant" chart above, prepared by Branko Milanovic, shows real incomes received during 1988-2008 (vertical axis) by various shares of the global population (horizontal axis).
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