Cross-sectional Facts in Japan using Keio Household Panel Survey
Tomoaki Yamada ()
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We investigate economic inequalities of Japanese economy from 2004 to 2012 using the Keio household panel survey. We present cross-sectional dispersion earnings, consumption expenditure, and wealth inequalities from time-series and life cycle dimensions. Wage and hours inequalities, which are calculated from the earnings of male and female, full-time and part-time workers and correlations are provided. We also show that the residual inequalities, which are usually interpreted as idiosyncratic income risks that households face, rise over the life cycle.
Keywords: Economic inequality; Wage; Hours worked; Consumption; Wealth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D12 D31 E21 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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