Capital and labor income Pareto exponents across time and space

We estimate capital and labor income Pareto exponents across 348 country-year observations that span 51 countries over half a century. We document two stylized facts: (i) capital income is more unequally distributed than labor income; namely, the capital exponent (1-3) is smaller than labor (2-5), a...

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Main Author: Vries, Tjeerd
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS), asbl 2020
Data of publication: 2020
Series: LIS working paper series
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: ECONIS
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