Political Economy of Income Distribution: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Mexico

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Article - Merrimack Access Only

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Policies Studies Journal

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Presents a comparative study of the political economy of income distribution in Taiwan and Mexico since the 1960s. Demonstration of higher income levels with falling income inequalities; Differences in economic growth in the two countries; Government policies in income distribution; Factors which contributed to the success of Taiwan; Prospects for better income equity and sustainable development.