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Do Working Wives Increase Family Income Inequality?

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  • Sheldon Danziger
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    This paper provides distribution-free inferences for testing marginal rank dominance and Lorenz, and generalized Lorenz dominances. Marginal dominances refer to ordinary dominance relationships holding between an income distribution and its dependent ...

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    Article provided by University of Wisconsin Press in its journal Journal of Human Resources.

    Volume (Year): 15 (1980)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 444-451

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    Handle: RePEc:uwp:jhriss:v:15:y:1980:i:3:p:444-451

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    1. Seonglim Lee & Jinkook Lee & Yunhee Chang, 2014. "Is Dual Income Costly for Married Couples? An Analysis of Household Expenditures," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 35(2), pages 161-177, June.
    2. Olivier Bargain & Tim Callan, 2010. "Analysing the effects of tax-benefit reforms on income distribution: a decomposition approach," Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer, vol. 8(1), pages 1-21, March.
    3. Jonathan Morduch & Terry Sicular, 2002. "Rethinking Inequality Decomposition, With Evidence from Rural China," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 112(476), pages 93-106, January.
    4. Maria Cancian & Deborah Reed, 1999. "The impact of wives’ earnings on income inequality: Issues and estimates," Demography, Springer, vol. 36(2), pages 173-184, May.
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    6. Singh, Kehar, 2006. "Relative and Marginal Effects of Fish Production on Family Income Inequality in Tripura: Decomposition of Gini by Income Sources," Agricultural Economics Research Review, Agricultural Economics Research Association (India), vol. 19(2).
    7. Iulie Aslaksen & Tom Wennemo & Rolf Aaberge, 2000. ""Birds of a Feather Flock Together" The Impact of Choice of Spouse on Family Labor Income Inequality," Discussion Papers 276, Research Department of Statistics Norway.
    8. M. Dolores Collado & Alfonso Alba Ramírez, 1999. "- Do Wives Earnings Contribute To Reduce Income Inequality?: Evidence From Spain," Working Papers. Serie AD 1999-11, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).

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