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Monday, January 27, 2020
Why Do Filipinos Love Duterte So Much? Because Income Growth was Fastest Among the Poorer Classes!
Incomes grew across the board.
But incomes grew fastest among the lower classes. The lowest decile gained the most, while the highest income decile grew the least.
The ratio of the highest income decile to the lowest income decile has narrowed, reducing income inequality further.
Source: FIES Philippines, 2012, 2015, and 2018, Philippine Statistical Authority
David Carl Grimes
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