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Reuters/Ahmed Jadallah - A general view shows Dubai's cityscape September 24, 2013.

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How Unequal are Arab Countries?

February 4, 2015, Elena Ianchovichina

Data from household surveys shows that economic inequality is relatively low and stagnant in Arab countries. In this post however, Elena Ianchovichina analyzes the net worth of billionaires and finds that a few billionaires control a much greater share of wealth in Arab states than billionaires in other countries at comparable levels of development.

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