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Nierówności społeczne w Polsce
Social inequality in Poland

Author(s): Monika Wójcik-Żołądek
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Kancelaria Sejmu
Keywords: Poland; social inequality; economic inequality;

Summary/Abstract: The paper looks at the question of social inequality, with particular attention given to economic (income) inequality, i.e. the difference between individuals or populations in the distribution of their assets. In the first section the author presents various perspectives regarding economic inequality. Next, the following topics are covered: definitions of the phenomenon and its measurement, level and main characteristics of economic inequality in Poland, as well as international comparisons.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 20
  • Page Range: 1-4
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Polish