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Aspects of the distribution of income and wealth in Kenya

H. W. Singer

Aspects of the distribution of income and wealth in Kenya

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Published by Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex in Brighton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby H. W. Singer, Stuart D. Reynolds.
SeriesInstitute of Development Studies. Discussion paper
ContributionsReynolds, Stuart D., University of Sussex. Institute of Development Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13710051M

Guidelines on Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities 29th May 6 Form PSC-E(I): Sample duly completed Declaration - Schedule to the Act. REPUBLIC OF KENYA PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF KENYA Declaration of Income, Assets & Liabilities (The Public Officer Ethics Act, ) 1. Name of the Public OfficerFile Size: 1MB.


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On average, the top 10% (of households) accounts for about 50% of total household wealth, while the top 10% (of individuals) accounts for about 25% of total household Size: KB. INCOME INEQUALITY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background Economic growth is the increase in output of a country.

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income distribution, putting an emphasis on the consumption taxes. Research objectives The main objective of the research is to investigate how taxes affect poverty and income distribution in Kenya. The specific objectives are: • Show the trend of consumption taxes in Kenya • examine how the trend affects poverty level in Kenya.

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