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Is Equality Stable?

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  • Dilip Mookherjee

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    (Institute for Economic Development, Boston University)

  • Debraj Ray

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Paper provided by Boston University - Department of Economics in its series Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series with number dp-121.

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Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2002
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Publication status: published, Amderican Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2002
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Keywords: inequallity dynamics; bequests; imperfect capital markets; human capital;

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  1. Dilip Mookherjee & Debraj Ray, 2003. "Persistent Inequality," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 70(2), pages 369-393.
  2. Oded Galor & Joseph Zeira, 2013. "Income Distribution and Macroeconomics," Working Papers 2013-12, Brown University, Department of Economics.
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  7. Banerjee, Abhijit V & Newman, Andrew F, 1993. "Occupational Choice and the Process of Development," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 101(2), pages 274-98, April.
  8. Ray, Debraj & Streufert, Peter A, 1993. "Dynamic Equilibria with Unemployment Due to Undernourishment," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 3(1), pages 61-85, January.
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  10. Kiminori Matsuyama, 2001. "Financial Market Globalization and Endogenous Inequality of Nations," Discussion Papers 1334, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
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  1. Dilip Mookherjee & Debraj Ray, 2005. "Occupational Diversity and Endogenous Inequality," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series WP2005-022, Boston University - Department of Economics.
  2. Dilip Mokherjee & Stefan Napel, 2006. "Intergenerational Mobility and Macroeconomic History Dependence," Discussion Papers 1, Aboa Centre for Economics.
  3. Thorsten Vogel, 2006. "Reassessing Intergenerational Mobility in Germany and the United States: The Impact of Differences in Lifecycle Earnings Patterns," SFB 649 Discussion Papers SFB649DP2006-055, Sonderforschungsbereich 649, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.
  4. Debraj Ray, 2006. "On the dynamics of inequality," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 29(2), pages 291-306, October.
  5. Quah, Danny, 2002. "Spatial Agglomeration Dynamics," CEPR Discussion Papers 3208, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  6. Kiminori Matsuyama, 2007. "Aggregate Implications of Credit Market Imperfections," NBER Working Papers 13209, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Manuel Oechslin, 2009. "Creditor protection and the dynamics of the distribution in oligarchic societies," Journal of Economic Growth, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 313-344, December.
  8. R. Andergassen & F. Nardini, 2004. "Educational Choice, Endogenous Inequality and Economic Development," Working Papers 503, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
  9. Guido Cozzi & Fabio Privileggi, 2009. "The fractal nature of inequality in a fast growing world: new version," Working Papers 2009_30, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow.
  10. Dilip Mookherjee & Debraj Ray, 2003. "Persistent Inequality," Review of Economic Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 70(2), pages 369-393, 04.
  11. Parantap Basu & Alessandra Guariglia, 2004. " Inequality and Industrialization," CDMA Conference Paper Series 0401, Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis.
  12. Joanna Alexopoulos & Tiago V. Cavalcanti, 2010. "Cheap home goods and persistent inequality," Economic Theory, Springer, vol. 45(3), pages 417-451, December.
  13. Malcolm Keswell & Laura Poswell, 2004. "Returns To Education In South Africa: A Retrospective Sensitivity Analysis Of The Available Evidence," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 72(4), pages 834-860, 09.

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