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What similarities between siblings tell us about inequality in the U.S

Bhashkar Mazumder ()

Chicago Fed Letter, 2004, issue Dec, No 209

Abstract: The author finds that about half of earnings inequality in the U.S. can be explained by family and community influences during childhood. He also finds that these influences have become more important in recent decades.

Keywords: Brothers and sisters; Income; Wages (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2004
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