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Studies in the distribution of income

Studies in the distribution of income

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Published by U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income distribution -- United States -- Statistics.,
  • Income -- United States -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[contributors, Paul Ryscavage ... et al.].
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesCurrent population reports. P-60, Consumer income -- 183., Current population reports -- no. 183.
    ContributionsRyscavage, Paul., United States. Bureau of the Census.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16085358M

    The distribution of income is central to one of the most enduring issues in political economics. On one extreme are those who argue that all incomes should be the same, or as nearly so as possible, and that a principal function of government should be to redistribute income from the haves to the have-nots. On the other extreme are those who. most existing studies have focused on advanced countries and looked at the drivers of the Gini coefficient and the income of the rich, this study explores a more diverse group of countries and pays particular attention to the income shares of the poor and the middle class—the main engines of growth. Our analysis suggests thatCited by:

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