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Inequatlity, Taxation and Intergenerational Transmission.


Inequatlity, Taxation and Intergenerational Transmission

Edited by John A. Bishop and Juan Gabriel Rodriguez



309 pages



Research on Economic Inequality; Volume 26


This volume brings together 11 papers presented at the Eighth Society for the Study of Economic Inequality meeting, held in New York in July 2017. Economists and other social scientists from Europe, Israel, Brazil, and the US address topics related to inequality, poverty, taxation, and intergenerational transmission: inheritance taxation, the relationship between inequality and progressive taxation under a general definition of inequality equivalence, income and wealth distributions in a neoclassical growth model, the application of a decomposition method of the Foster-Wolfson bipolarization index to earnings functions, the application of multidimensional poverty measurement to food security, the impact of education on income inequality in Latin America, income inequality and inequality of opportunity in Europe, macroeconomic determinants of cross-country differences in intergenerational transmission of economic disadvantage in Europe, long-run factors influencing intergenerational perceived job status mobility, why the perception of inequality and objective inequality often differ, and the role of governance in the expression of equality preferences. Distributed in North America by Turpin Distribution. (Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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