Long Run Trends in Economic Inequality in Five Countries - a Birth Cohort View
AbstractThis paper examines the level and distribution of equivalent after tax, after transfer money income in Canada, the USA, the UK, Germany and Sweden using micro-data from the Luxenbourg Income Study from 1969/70 to 1994/95. It concentrates on inequality within and between birth cohorts.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Dalhousie, Department of Economics in its series Department of Economics at Dalhousie University working papers archive with number 2000-1.
Length: 49 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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SOCIAL WELFARE ; INEQUALITY;
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