Brazil’s great inequality decline over the past two decades was driven by a compression of pay differences between firms, rather than by changes in the distribution of firm productivity.
Alvarez, J.; Engborn, N.; Moser, C. PEDL Research Note. Firms and the Decline of Earnings Inequality in Brazil. Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (2016) 3 pp.
PEDL Research Note. Firms and the Decline of Earnings Inequality in Brazil