Consumption Inequality over the Last Half Century: Some Evidence Using the New PSID Consumption Measure

This paper contributes to the debate regarding trends in consumption inequality in the United States. We present a new measure of consumption inequality based on the redesigned 1999-2011 PSID. We impute consumption to the families observed before 1999 using the more comprehensive consumption data av...

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Volume: 104
Main Author: Orazio Attanasio
Luigi Pistaferri
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: American Economic Association 01.05.2014
published in: The American economic review Vol. 104; no. 5; pp. 122 - 126
Data of publication: 20140501
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
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