Consumption Inequality

In this essay, we discuss the importance of consumption inequality in the debate concerning the measurement of disparities in economic well-being. We summarize the advantages and disadvantages of using consumption as opposed to income for measuring trends in economic well-being. We critically evalua...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Orazio P. Attanasio
Luigi Pistaferri
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.04.2016
published in: The Journal of economic perspectives Vol. 30; no. 2; pp. 3 - 28
Data of publication: 20160401
ISSN: 0895-3309
EISSN: 1944-7965
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: JSTOR Open Access Journals
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