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Macroeconomic conditions, inequality shocks and the politics of redistribution, 1990–2013

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This contribution explores common trends in inequality and redistribution across Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries from the late 1980s to 2013. Low-end inequality rises during economic downturns while rising top-end inequality is associated with economic growth. Most countries retreated from redistribution from the mid-1990s until the onset of the Great Recession, and compensatory redistribution in response to rising unemployment was weaker in 2008–2013 t...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/13501763.2017.1310280

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Pontusson, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of European Public Policy Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
1
Pages:
31-58
Publication date:
2017-04-28
Acceptance date:
2017-03-19
DOI:
EISSN:
1350-1763
ISSN:
1466-4429
Pubs id:
pubs:866747
URN:
uri:0a32d57d-fbd3-43f4-9e0f-67a2f30352ae
UUID:
uuid:0a32d57d-fbd3-43f4-9e0f-67a2f30352ae
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pubs:866747

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