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Initial conditions at Emancipation: The long-run effect on black-white wealth and earnings inequality

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  • White, T. Kirk

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Volume (Year): 31 (2007)
Issue (Month): 10 (October)
Pages: 3370-3395

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Handle: RePEc:eee:dyncon:v:31:y:2007:i:10:p:3370-3395

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Cited by:
  1. Marco Cagetti & Mariacristina De Nardi, 2006. "Wealth Inequality: Data and Models," NBER Working Papers 12550, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Alejandro Badel, 2012. "Understanding Permanent Black/White Earnings Inequality," 2012 Meeting Papers 1122, Society for Economic Dynamics.

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