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Overview: Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa Divergence, Determinants and Consequences Overview: Income Inequality Trends in sub-Saharan Africa Divergence, Determinants and Consequences

This summary provides an overview of the findings of  a comprehensive study of income inequality in SSA that documents the initial conditions and changes in income inequality that have taken place in the region since the early 1990s. It proposes hypotheses to account for this experience and draws relevant lessons that could help accelerate reduction in income disparities.

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Version 2017
Author Ayodele Odusola, Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Haroon Bhorat, Pedro Conceição