The long-run determinants of inequality: What can we learn from top income data?

This paper studies determinants of income inequality using a newly assembled panel of 16 countries over the entire twentieth century. We focus on three groups of income earners: the rich (P99–100), the upper middle class (P90–99), and the rest of the population (P0–90). The results show that periods...

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Volume: 93
Main Author: Roine, Jesper
Vlachos, Jonas
Waldenström, Daniel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2009
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Journal of public economics Vol. 93; no. 7; pp. 974 - 988
Data of publication: 2009
ISSN: 0047-2727
1879-2316
EISSN: 1879-2316
Discipline: Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
Series: Journal of Public Economics
Subjects:
D31
F10
G10
H20
N30
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2009
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