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Journal Article

Cross-national trends in earnings inequality and instability

Authors

Publication date

2008

Abstract

We compare trends in earnings inequality in the United States, Germany, and Great Britain. Estimation of a heterogeneous growth model of permanent and transitory earnings variation reveals substantial convergence in the permanent component of inequality in these countries during the 1990s.

Published in

Economics Letters

Volume

99 (2):215-219

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2007.04.019

Subjects

Labour Economics and Wages And Earnings

Links

http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/search/s?SEARCH=economics+letters&sortdropdown=-&searchscope=5

Notes

Previously 'In press, corrected proof' Feb.2008; Albert Sloman Library Periodicals *restricted to Univ. Essex registered users*

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