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Inheritance and the distribution of wealth

Cowell, Frank (1998) Inheritance and the distribution of wealth. Distributional Analysis Research Programme; DARP 34 (34). Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, London, UK.

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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 and savings behaviour within a simple model of inheritance.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
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Additional Information: © 1998 Frank A Cowell
Divisions: Economics
Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
JEL classification: D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2007
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 22:45

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