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Modeling the evolution of age-dependent Gini coefficient for personal incomes in the U.S. between 1967 and 2005

  • Kitov, Ivan

This study validates the microeconomic model defining the evolution of personal incomes in the U.S. Because of a large portion of population not reporting any income, any comprehensive modeling of the overall personal income distribution (PID) is complicated. Age-dependent PIDs allow overcoming this shortcoming since the portion of population without income is very low (

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 10107.

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Date of creation: 20 Aug 2008
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:10107
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  1. Neal, Derek & Rosen, Sherwin, 2000. "Theories of the distribution of earnings," Handbook of Income Distribution, in: A.B. Atkinson & F. Bourguignon (ed.), Handbook of Income Distribution, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 7, pages 379-427 Elsevier.
  2. Ivan O. Kitov, 2008. "Evolution of the personal income distribution in the USA: High incomes," Papers 0811.0352, arXiv.org.
  3. Kitov, Ivan, 2007. "Comparison of personal income inequality estimates based on data from the IRS and Census Bureau," MPRA Paper 5372, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Ivan O. Kitov, 2006. "Modelling the age-dependent personal income distribution in the USA," Working Papers 17, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
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