ON THE ROLE OF CAPITAL GAINS IN SWEDISH INCOME INEQUALITY
Realized capital gains are typically disregarded in the study of income inequality. We show that in the case of Sweden this severely underestimates the actual increase in inequality and, in particular, top income shares during recent decades. Using micro panel data to average incomes over longer per...
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Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.09.2012
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|published in:||The Review of income and wealth Vol. 58; no. 3; pp. 569 - 587|
|Data of publication:||September 2012|
We are grateful to seminar participants at Berlin Freie University, Helsinki University, Martin Jacob, Henry Ohlsson, and two anonymous referees for comments. The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Fund and the Jan Wallander and Tom Hedelius Foundation are acknowledged for financial support.
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