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Decomposition of an aggregate measure of income distribution

D. W. Henderson

Decomposition of an aggregate measure of income distribution

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Published by Economic Council of Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Income distribution -- Canada -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D.W. Henderson, J.C.R. Rowley.
    SeriesDiscussion paper (Economic Council of Canada) -- no. 107
    ContributionsRowley, J. C. R., Economic Council of Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC"120"I5"H4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 21 l.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20654704M
    ISBN 100662016440

      Our decomposition results and placement in the context of Baumol and Lewis provide fertile ground for that discussion to occur. Figure 1: Sectoral decomposition of aggregate change in US labor share. Left column: golden age (); right column: neoliberal era ().


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