Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Il Lee , Murtaza Syed , and Xin Wang
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 27 August 2013
Keywords: China, China, People's Republic of, Economic growth, Economic models, Economic reforms, Excess liquidity, Income distribution, Inclusive growth, Monetary policy, Poverty
This paper uses the Shapley Value decomposition technique to assess the factors behind the rise of inequality in China. It finds that, in many ways, inequality may have been an inevitable by-product of China's inve...