Consumption Inequality and Partial Insurance

This paper examines the link between income and consumption inequality. We create panel data on consumption for the Panel Study of Income Dynamics using an imputation procedure based on food demand estimates from the Consumer Expenditure Survey. We document a disjuncture between income and consumpti...

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Volume: 98
Main Author: Richard Blundell
Luigi Pistaferri
Ian Preston
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.12.2008
published in: The American economic review Vol. 98; no. 5; pp. 1887 - 1921
ORCID: 0000-0003-1588-2299
Data of publication: 20081201
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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