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Insurance, redistribution, and the inequality of lifetime income

Peter Haan (FU Berlin, DIW Berlin and IZA), Daniel Kemptner (DIW Berlin), Victoria Prowse (Purdue University and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

In this paper, we study how the tax-and-transfer system reduces the inequality of lifetime income by redistributing lifetime earnings between individuals with different skill endowments and by providing individuals with insurance against lifetime earnings risk. Based on a dynamic life-cycle model, w...

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Main Author: Haan, Peter
Kemptner, Daniel
Prowse, Victoria
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : January 2018
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (40, 11 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 11275
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019571865 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn