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The British Super-Tax and the Distribution of Income

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Earlier estimates of income-distribution, based on imperfect statistics, 256. — Additional information since 1907–09, 257. — Comparison of new data with Pareto's law, 258. — Considerable discontinuity; possible explanation, 260. — Notes: I, Abatements on moderate incomes (up to £700), 262; II, Super-tax yield, 263; III, Pareto's law, 264; IV, Death duty statistics, 266; V, Statistics of earned income, 267.

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  • A. L. Bowley, 1914. "The British Super-Tax and the Distribution of Income," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 28(2), pages 255-268.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:28:y:1914:i:2:p:255-268.
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    1. Anthony B. Atkinson & Thomas Piketty & Emmanuel Saez, 2011. "Top Incomes in the Long Run of History," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 49(1), pages 3-71, March.
    2. Rolf Aaberge & Anthony B. Atkinson, 2008. "Top Incomes in Norway," Discussion Papers 552, Statistics Norway, Research Department.
    3. Miriam Hortas Rico & Jorge Onrubia Fernández, 2014. "Renta personal de los municipios espanoles y su distribución: Metodología de estimación a partir de microdatos tributarios," Studies on the Spanish Economy eee2014-12, FEDEA.
    4. Andrews Dan & Jencks Christopher & Leigh Andrew, 2011. "Do Rising Top Incomes Lift All Boats?," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 11(1), pages 1-45, January.
    5. A. B. Atkinson, 2017. "Pareto and the Upper Tail of the Income Distribution in the UK: 1799 to the Present," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 84(334), pages 129-156, April.
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    7. Tony Atkinson, 2002. "Top Incomes in the United Kingdom Over the Twentieth Century," Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers _043, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    8. Tony Atkinson, 2002. "Top Incomes in the United Kingdom Over the Twentieth Century," Economics Series Working Papers 2002-W43, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
    9. Miriam Hortas-Rico & Jorge Onrubia & Daniele Pacifico, 2014. "Estimating the Personal Income Distribution in Spanish Municipalities Using Tax Micro-Data," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper1419, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.

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