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Javier Lara de Paz , Idalia Flores de la Mota , Gabriel Policroniades Chipuli , O. Sashiko Shirai

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Javier Lara de Paz1 , Idalia Flores de la Mota2 , Gabriel Policroniades Chipuli3 , O. Sashiko Shirai4
1,2,3,4. Faculty of Engineering, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico

Paz, Javier Lara de, et al. "WEALTH AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION: A REVIEW TOWARDS NEW TRENDS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 2019, pp. 297-325, Accessed Jan. 2019.
Paz, J., Mota, I., Chipuli, G., & Shirai, O. (2019, January). WEALTH AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION: A REVIEW TOWARDS NEW TRENDS. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(1), 297-325. Retrieved from
Paz, Javier Lara de, Idalia Flores de la Mota, Gabriel Policroniades Chipuli, and O. Sashiko Shirai. "WEALTH AND INCOME DISTRIBUTION: A REVIEW TOWARDS NEW TRENDS." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 1 (January 2019), 297-325. Accessed January, 2019.

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The increasing inequality observed in recent years between the income of 1% of the population with respect to the rest, a new interest arose in the study of the distribution of wealth and income, questioning the effectiveness of traditional economic models even provoking economists to consider other approaches to study this problem. In present paper a revision of some of these approaches is made, from the statistical part, going over Pareto's work, and the later works of Gibrat, Piketty, among others, and how complexity sciences have contributed through the econophysics and Agents-Based Models, from a Bottom-Up and Top-Down perspective, until the emergence of complex networks. Getting with it a contribution to find a more robust view of the problem.