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The Pareto distribution has long been a source of fascination to economists, and the Pareto coefficient is widely used, in theoretical and empirical studies, as a summary of the degree of concentration of top incomes. Th...Read more...
17 October 2016
Stephen P Jenkins
I determine UK income inequality levels and trends by combining inequality estimates from tax return data (for the ‘rich’) and household survey data (for the ‘non-rich’), taking advantage of the better coverage of top i...Read more...
18 August 2016
Frank A Cowell
The theory of functional equations is used to clarify the relationship between equilibrium distributions of wealth and population parameters such as the distribution of families by size, marriage patterns, tax mechanisms...Read more...
Frank A Cowell, Francisco H.G. Ferreira and Julie Litchfield
Using a newly available comprehensive micro-data set we examine changes in the shape of the Brazilian income distribution during the 'lost decade' of the 1980s. We adopt alternative parametric and non-parametric approach...Read more...