The Baltic Region

2011 Issue №2(8)

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The income differentiation among the residents of Latvia in 2000—2008

DOI
10.5922/2079-8555-2011-2-1
Pages
5-14

Abstract

This paper provides an analysis of income differentiation among the residents of Latvian regions in order to assess the government’s economic policies aimed at the development of a socially inclusive market economy in the country. The paper describes the dynamics of changes in the income of population of Latvian regions over nine years (2000—2008). The authors put forward a hypothesis that the changes in the state social and economic policy tend to influence the level and dynamics of income of Latvia’s population.

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