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The Forbes 400 and the Pareto wealth distribution

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  • Klass, Oren S.
  • Biham, Ofer
  • Levy, Moshe
  • Malcai, Ofer
  • Solomon, Sorin

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  • Klass, Oren S. & Biham, Ofer & Levy, Moshe & Malcai, Ofer & Solomon, Sorin, 2006. "The Forbes 400 and the Pareto wealth distribution," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 90(2), pages 290-295, February.
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