Inheritance and wealth inequality: Evidence from population registers
This paper uses population register data on inheritances and wealth in Sweden to estimate the causal impact of inheritances on wealth inequality. We find that inheritances reduce wealth inequality, as measured by the Gini coefficient or top wealth shares, but that they increase absolute dispersion....
|Place of publication:||
Elsevier B.V 01.09.2018
|published in:||Journal of public economics Vol. 165; pp. 17 - 30|
|Data of publication:||September 2018|
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