Measuring distribution and mobility of income and wealth / edited by Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Janet C. Gornick, Barry Johnson, and Arthur Kennickell.

  • Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2022.
  • ©2022
xiii, 721 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm.


Library of Congress genre(s)
Revised versions of papers presented at the Conference on Research in income and Wealth titled "Measuring and understanding the distribution and intra/inter-generational mubility of income and wealth", held in Bethesda, Maryland, on March 5-6, 2020.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Introduction / Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, Janet C. Gornick, Barry Johnson, and Arthur Kennickell
  • I. Income inequality. In search of the roots of American inequality exceptionalism : an analysis based on Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) data / Janet C. Gornick, Branko Milanovic, Nathaniel Johnson
  • Rising between-firm inequality and declining labor market fluidity : evidence of a changing job ladder / John Haltiwanger, James R. Spletzer
  • United States earnings dynamics : inequality, mobility, and volatility / Kevin L. McKinney, John M. Abowd, John Sabelhaus
  • Evidence from unique Swiss tax data on the composition and joint distribution of income and wealth / Isabel Z. Martinez
  • II. Wealth inequality. The wealth of generations, with special attention to the Millennials / William G. Gale, Hilary Gelfond, Jason J. Fichtner, Benjamin H. Harris
  • Wealth transfers and net wealth at death : evidence from the Italian inheritance tax records, 1995-2016 / Paolo Acciari, Salvatore Morelli
  • On the distribution of estates and the distribution fo wealth : evidence from the dead / Yonatan Berman and Salvatore Morelli
  • Structuring the analysis of wealth inequality using the functions of wealth : a class-based approach / Pirmin Fessler, Martin Schürz
  • Social security wealth, inequality, and life-cycle saving / John Sabelhaus, Alice Henriques Volz
  • III. Income and wealth mobility. Parental education and the rising transmission of income between generations / Marie Connolly, Catherine Haeck, Jean-William Laliberté
  • Inequality of opportunity for income in Denmark and the United States : a comparison based on administrative data / Pablo A. Mitnik, anne-Line Helsø, Victoria L. Bryant
  • Presence and persistence of poverty in US tax data / Jeff Larrimore, Jacob Mortenson, David Splinter
  • Intergenerational home ownership in France over the twentieth century / Bertrand Garbinti, Frédérique Savignac
  • Inequality and mobility over the past half-century using income, consumption, and wealth / Jonathan D. Fisher, David S. Johnson
  • IV. Mitigating inequality. The accuracy of tax imputations : estimating tax liabilities and credits using linked survey and administrative data / Bruce D. Meyer, Derek Wu, Grace Finley, Patrick Langetieg, Carla Medalia, Mark Payne, Alan Plumley
  • Geographic inequality in social provision : variation across the US states / Sarah K. Bruch, Janet C. Gornick, Joseph van der Naald
  • Inequality and the safety net in American cities through the income distribution, 1929-1940 / James Feigenbaum, Price Fishback, Keoka Grayson
  • The EITC and linking data for examining multigenerational effects / Randall Akee, Maggie R. Jones, Emilia Simeonova
  • Part V. Distributional national accounts. Distributing personal income : trends over time / Dennis Fixler, Marina Gindelsky, David S. Johnson
  • Developing indicators of inequality and poverty consistent with national accounts / Richard Tonkin, Sean White, Sofiya Stoyanova, Aly Youssef, Sunny Valentineo Sidhu, Chris Payne
  • Distributional national accounts : a macro-micro approach to inequality in Germany / Stefan Bach, Charlotte Bartels, Theresa Neef
  • The distributional financial accounts of the United States / Michael Batty, Jesse Bricker, Joseph Briggs, Sarah Friedman, Danielle Nemschoff, Eric Nielsen, Kamila Sommer, and Alice Henriques Volz
  • Using tax data to better capture top incomes in official UK income inequality statistics / Dominic Webber, Richard Tonkin, Martin Shine.
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