Determinants of income inequality in developed countries / Nor Arfifa Ar-ifin

Ar-ifin, Nor Arfifa (2018) Determinants of income inequality in developed countries / Nor Arfifa Ar-ifin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Income inequality is the unequal distribution of household or individual income across the various participants in an economy. It is presented as income that related to the population. Income inequality, or the gap between the rich people and poor people, has been growing apparently, that measured in the United States in 1980. Income includes the revenue streams from wages, salaries, interest on a savings account, dividends from shares of stock, rent, and profits from selling something for more than paid. Therefore, income inequality refers to the extent to which income is distributed in an uneven manner among a population. Income inequality has become increasingly from year to year. Since then, the percent of income going to the top and create a huge income inequality between rich people and poor people. According to Investopedia, the issue may cause the financial stability of a country. It is become politically and economically conflict-ridden concerning on its causes and the acceptable solutions. The causes of income inequality can vary significantly by region, gender, education and social status.


Item Type: Student Project
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Ar-ifin, Nor Arfifa
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Hasan, Suzana
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Income. Factor shares
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Environmental policy and economic development. Sustainable development. Environmental management
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Income. Income distribution. National income. Including gross national product, gross domestic product, and gross state product
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Johor > Segamat Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administrations (Finance)
Keywords: Income inequality, Wages, Salary, UiTM Cawangan Johor
Date: 2018
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