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The World Distribution of Household Wealth

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  • DAVIES, JAMES B
  • Shorrocks, Anthony
  • Sandstrom, Susanna
  • WOLFF, EDWARD N

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There has been much recent research on the world distribution of income, but also growing recognition of the importance of other contributions to well-being, including those of household wealth. Wealth is important in providing security and opportunity, particularly in poorer countries that lack full social safety nets and adequate facilities for borrowing and lending. [Discussion Paper No. 2008/03]
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  • DAVIES, JAMES B & Shorrocks, Anthony & Sandstrom, Susanna & WOLFF, EDWARD N, 2007. "The World Distribution of Household Wealth," Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, Working Paper Series qt3jv048hx, Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, UC Santa Cruz.
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