International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
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International Journal of Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, Vol.1, No.3, Nov. 2015, Pub. Date: Oct. 19, 2015
Trade, Agriculture Value Added and Income Inequalities
Pages: 244-250 Views: 832 Downloads: 496
Authors
[01] Arash Ketabforoush Badri, Department of Economics, College of Management and Accounting, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran.
[02] Mohammadreza Mohammadvand Nahidi, Department of Economics, College of Management, Economics and Accounting, Tabriz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz, Iran.
[03] Mostafa Pourebrahim, Department of Economics, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tabriz, Iran.
Abstract
This paper investigates the effects of trade and agriculture value added on income inequalities in the period 2004-2010 using panel data for 11 selected OECD countries. The results show that trade has a significant and negative effect on income inequalities, so that an increase of 1 percent of its value, income inequalities 0/36 percent decrease. Also, GDP per capita has a negative impact on income inequalities in studied countries. However, agriculture value added has a positive effect on income inequalities. It can be said that an 1 percent increase in the variables, respectively, income inequalities 0/21 increased.
Keywords
Trade, Income Inequalities, Panel Data
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