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Income inequality in the United States: what the individual tax files say

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  • Hafiz Akhand
  • Haoming Liu

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Recent studies find the response error in the CPS is systematically related to income and gender. How such systematic misreporting of earnings can affect income inequality estimates is shown. Income inequality in the US can be more acute than is thought.

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  • Hafiz Akhand & Haoming Liu, 2002. "Income inequality in the United States: what the individual tax files say," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(4), pages 255-259.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:9:y:2002:i:4:p:255-259 DOI: 10.1080/13504850110060998
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