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Even in several countries in which average incomes rose, including those in Asia, worsening distribution meant that there are many more poor people in terms of absolute numbers than the two decades prior. The unequalizing nature of the growth process currently in operation is revealed most dramatically in the worldwide gaps between rich and poor, which have widened even faster in the recent past. The gap in per capita income between industrial and developing worlds more than tripled between 1960 and 1990.
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