• A Comprehensive Study of Issues Affecting Poverty and Inequality in Brazil 

      DeClue, Deona Tenae (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-07-12)
      Brazil is a country that is considered an anomaly among many economist and political scientist because of its unique social, political and economic structure. Due to this fact, many of the rules that apply when analyzing ...
    • Measuring Segregation of the Poor 

      Dhongde, Shatakshee (2012-01)
      In this paper I propose a poverty segregation curve to measure inequality in the distribution of the poor. Axioms of relative income inequality are reformulated for the poverty segregation curve and a generalized segregation ...
    • Technology adoption and inequality 

      Faissol, Daniel Mello (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-01)
      The prices of technological equipment have seen significant declines in recent decades. In Chapter 2 of this thesis, we examine the evidence and causes of these price declines. Among several factors, we focus on the learning ...