Family income inequality, 1970-1995 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 75-001-X19980044039


Income inequality among families increased between 1970 and 1995 as a result of the recessions of the early eighties and nineties. This article looks at the extend of, and changes in, family income inequality over the period. It also demonstrates the role of government transfer payments and personal income taxes in reducing inequality.

Issue Number: 1998004
Author(s): Rashid, Abdul
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PDFDecember 9, 1998