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Long-Term Trends in American Wealth Inequality

In: Modeling the Distribution and Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth

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  • Jeffrey G. Williamson
  • Peter H. Lindert

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  • Jeffrey G. Williamson & Peter H. Lindert, 1980. "Long-Term Trends in American Wealth Inequality," NBER Chapters, in: Modeling the Distribution and Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth, pages 9-94, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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