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Official statistics underestimate wealth inequality in Britain

Advani, Arun and Tarrant, Hannah (2022) Official statistics underestimate wealth inequality in Britain. British Politics and Policy at LSE (07 Jan 2022). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The latest statistics from the ONS are a welcome but limited insight into what has been happening to wealth in Britain, write Arun Advani and Hannah Tarrant. Limitations in survey response mean they will underestimate the share of wealth at the top. But while they will not tell us what has happened as a result of the pandemic, we can use them to provide an educated guess.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2022 12:36
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2022 12:36
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/114219

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