The impact of race and inequality on human capital formation in Latin America during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

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Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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September 2014
Paper author(s): 
Enriqueta Camps
Stanley Engerman
History and Economics

By current estimates Latin American inequality of income is the largest among the continents in the present day. The extent to which Latin America’s inequality of income was one of the most unequal among the continents of the world during the last five centuries has, however, been a matter of debate in the recent literature. 


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