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Government Policy and the Distribution of Income in Peru, 1963-1973

Government Policy and the Distribution of Income in Peru, 1963-1973

By Richard C. Webb

Harvard University Press, 1977, 239 pp.

Income distribution in Peru reflects " . . . both growing inequality and a gradual spreading of benefits," with more trickle-down than is generally believed. An interesting recommendation: substantial transfers of modern-sector income into traditional investment and productivity.