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Income distribution and income dynamics in the United Kingdom

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  • Dr Martin Weale

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This paper examines why the distribution of income in the United Kingdom has become much less equal in recent years. A first step to understanding factors which may have led to this changed income distribution must be to produce a satisfactory descriptive model of income distribution itself. The authors propose a mode which simultaneously explains income transition and cross-sectional income distribution. No PDF version is available. Please contact the NIESR Publications Office to order a free hard copy of this Discussion Paper.

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Paper provided by National Institute of Economic and Social Research in its series NIESR Discussion Papers with number 221.

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Date of creation: Mar 1997
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Handle: RePEc:nsr:niesrd:221

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