Asia’s Perilous Inequality – NYT, March 7, 2012
[Tom points this out and notes: Contrary to what is being claimed by certain political groups in Thailand, the country’s income inequality is on a downward trend. Additionally, the absolute income inequality (as measured by a country’s Gini coefficient) is similar in Thailand to that of many developed countries, such as Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.]
…Available data, however, show that since the early 1990s, income inequality has risen across the region (with Thailand being the lone exception)…
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