Nº 41 (September, 2006). Leonardo Gasparini & Ezequiel Molina. 

“Income distribution, institutions and conflicts: an explanatory analysis for Latin America and the Caribbean”.

This document explores the relationship between income distribution, institutions and conflicts in Latin America and the Caribbean by using a new database of income distribution statistics computed from microdata of 54 household surveys from 21 LAC countries in the period 1989-2004.

JEL Code: I3, D3, D6

A version of this paper was published in Oxford Development Studies, 36 (4), pp. 461-484, December, 2008