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Research Paper IZA Discussion Papers 8835

The income distribution in the UK: a picture of advantage and disadvantage

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Publication date

Feb 2015

Abstract

This chapter describes the UK income distribution and how it has evolved over the last 50 years. It also includes some comparisons with the income distributions of other rich countries. Multiple perspectives on the distribution are provided: there is evidence about real income levels and inequality, and the prevalence of affluence and of poverty.

Subjects

Poverty, Income Dynamics, and Household Economics

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http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=8835


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  1. The income distribution in the UK: a picture of advantage and disadvantage

    Stephen P. Jenkins

    1. Poverty
    2. Income Dynamics
    3. Household Economics

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