Inequality and the Marriage Gap

Marriage is one of the most important determinants of economic prosperity, yet most existing theories of inequality ignore the role of the family. This paper documents that the cross-sectional distributions of earnings and wealth display a high degree of concentration, even when disaggregated into s...

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Volume: A17-V4
Main Author: Siassi, Nawid
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Kiel und Hamburg ZBW - Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft 2014
published in: Beiträge zur Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2014: Evidenzbasierte Wirtschaftspolitik - Session: Inequality Vol. A17-V4
Data of publication: 2014
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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