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Income inequality declining in some Asian countries

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Large drops in inequality were seen in North and Central Asia, including Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and the Russian Federation.

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THE gap between the rich and the poor has been growing across the world. But there is a handful of countries in the Asia-Pacific region where it has decreased, and it isn't just the Piketty effect.

The population-weighted mean Gini coefficient for the entire region rose

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