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Selected Issues in the Rise of Income Inequality

  • Robert J. Gordon

    (Northwestern University)

  • Ian Dew-Becker

    (Harvard University)

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Article provided by Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution in its journal Brookings Papers on Economic Activity.

Volume (Year): 38 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 169-192

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Handle: RePEc:bin:bpeajo:v:38:y:2007:i:2007-2:p:169-192
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