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Economic inequality in the United States

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  • Janet L. Yellen

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Speech to the Center for the Study of Democracy 2006-2007 Economics of Governance Lecture, University of California, Irvine, November 6, 2006>

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  • Janet L. Yellen, 2006. "Economic inequality in the United States," Speech 28, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
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    1. Michal Jerzmanowski & Malhar Nabar, 2013. "Financial Development And Wage Inequality: Theory And Evidence," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 51(1), pages 211-234, January.

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    Income distribution ; Public policy ; Wages;

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