Recent Trends in Household Wealth, 1983-2009: The Irresistible Rise of Household Debt

I find here that the early and mid 2000s (2001 to 2007) witnessed both exploding debt and a consequent middle class squeeze. Median wealth grew briskly in the late 1990s and even faster in the 2000s. The inequality of net worth was up slightly during the 2000s. Indebtedness, which fell substantially...

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Volume: 2
Main Author: Wolff, Edward Nathan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Università di Perugia, Dipartimento Economia, Finanza e Statistica 2011
published in: Review of economics and institutions Vol. 2; no. 4
Data of publication: 2011
ISSN: 2038-1379
2038-1379
EISSN: 2038-1379
Discipline: Economics
Series: Review of Economics and Institutions
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Database: RePEc
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