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How Should We Measure Distribution?

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  • Barthold, Thomas A.

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Discusses why the "lifetime" approach is not currently viable to measure distribution and how to judge the suitability of various annual approaches.

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  • Barthold, Thomas A., 1993. "How Should We Measure Distribution?," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 46(3), pages 291-299, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:46:y:1993:i:3:p:291-99
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