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Editor's Insight: Flattening the elephant curve on globalisation's winners and losers

A reassessment shows the West's middle and working classes did better than previously claimed.

Fri, 23 Sep 2016

One of hottest debates in economics these days concerns an elephant – the elephant chart or curve, that is.

The chart has a large bell curve – the elephant body – followed by a steeply rising line that looks like a trunk. It has been around since 2012 and first showed up in a paper by World Bank

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