Inequality and Poverty in United States: The Effects of Rising Dispersion of Men's Earnings and Changing Family Behaviour

Using semiparametric density estimation techniques, we analyse the effect of rising dispersion of men's earnings and related changes in family behaviour on increasing inequality in the distribution of family income in the United States. For the period 1969-1989, the growing dispersion of men�...

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Volume: 73
Main Author: Mary C. Daly
Robert G. Valletta
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK London School of Economics and Political Science 01.02.2006
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: Economica (London) Vol. 73; no. 289; pp. 75 - 98
Data of publication: 20060201
ISSN: 0013-0427
EISSN: 1468-0335
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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