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Top Incomes

In: Income Inequality in OECD Countries What are the Drivers and Policy Options?


  • Peter Hoeller


The following sections are included:Introduction and Main FindingsMain FindingsTop income developmentsForces shaping top income developmentsChanges in taxationGlobalization, technological change, and remuneration issuesTop Income DevelopmentsForces Shaping Top Income DevelopmentsTaxationTechnical Progress and GlobalizationRemuneration IssuesReferences

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  • Peter Hoeller, 2014. "Top Incomes," World Scientific Book Chapters, in: Peter Hoeller & Isabelle Joumard & Isabell Koske (ed.),Income Inequality in OECD Countries What are the Drivers and Policy Options?, chapter 6, pages 163-179, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..
  • Handle: RePEc:wsi:wschap:9789814518529_0006

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    Labour Income Inequality; Disposable Income Inequality; Poverty; Top Incomes; Wealth Distribution; Education; Labour Market Institutions; Product Market Regulation; Globalization; Technological Change; Redistribution Through Taxes and Transfers; Quantile Regressions; Cluster Analysis;

    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • E00 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General - - - General


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