Marcelo Neri, Director of FGV Social, discusses the results of a research organized by him on the evolution of poverty and inequality in the country based on the fresh data from...
- May/2020Booming Misery in Brazil: the country has registered an increase of 67% in the number of people living in extreme poverty between 2014 and 2019Themes / Subthemes Income and Welfare > Inequality and Poverty, Inequality, wealth and opportunities
Who are the elderly Brazilians? How do they live? Where do they live?
(evidence by countries, Brazilian states, capital cities, municipalities and critical neighbourhoods). The goal is to...Themes / Subthemes Income and Welfare > Inequality, wealth and opportunities Society Econometrics > Demography and Diversity
In the last year, inequality of labor earnings reached its highest level in the decade. Looking at the annual series, income inequality has been rising since 2015, and in 2019 its average growth...Themes / Subthemes Income and Welfare > Inequality and Poverty, Inequality, wealth and opportunities
Between 2014 and 2018, the income of the poorest 5% in Brazil fell by 39%. Consequently, the number of people under the extreme poverty line increased by 71.8% in this period –...Themes / Subthemes Income and Welfare > Inequality and Poverty Society Econometrics > Policies Application and Impact Evaluation