HomeDLSU Dialogue: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Cultural Studiesvol. 1 no. 1 (1964)

Some Notes on Income Inequality

Eduardo L. Roberto

Discipline: Economics



Two things we want to do: observe and explain. We wish to know the state of inequality of income distribution in the Philippines and we want to understand how this is so.

This particular subject, fraught as it is with controversy, poses a number of difficulties. People feel strongly about the subject and it becomes difficult for one to divorce oneself from one's own personal feelings when discussing it. Nevertheless we shall try: let us observe and explain.