Inflation and Income Inequality: Is Food Inflation Different?

Working Paper No. 12/147

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There is an extensive literature noting that high inflation can add to income inequality, and a parallel literature assessing the effect of rising food prices on the poor. This paper attempts to combine these strands by dividing inflation into food and nonfood inflation and assessing whether food inflation affects income inequality differently... READ MORE...

Publication date: June 2012
ISBN 9781475504163
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