Comparing the Wealth of Nations : Reference Prices and Multilateral Real Income Indexes
AbstractThis paper considers the problem of comparing real incomes across countries. The available methods are reviewed and their performance is compared using the raw data underlying the Penn World Table.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 97/19.
Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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WEALTH DISTRIBUTION ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION;
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