SO478 - week 4

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These are my notes from October 17 for SO478 at the London School of Economics for the 2017-2018 school year. I'm taking this module as part of the one-year Inequalities and Social Science MSc program.

The usual disclaimer: all notes are my personal impressions and do not necessarily reflect the view of the lecturer. Feel free to email me (ilostwaldo, gmail) with any questions or corrections.


Inequality dynamics in developing nations since 1980

Readings

Global Inequality by Branko Milanović (chapter 2)

Falling Inequality in Latin America by Giovanni Andrea Cornia (chapters 1, 3)

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Lecture

This lecture was given by Rebecca Simson of the International Inequalities Institute.

The project

What drives decreases in inequality?

Inequality decline in Latin America since 2000

On measurement

Some personal thoughts on neoliberalism

Seminar

(I didn’t take great notes here so these are more scattered than usual. Apologies.)