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Taxes on wealth in Argentina
(Universidad de San Andrés. Escuela de Negocios, 2005-09)
The spenders-hoarders theory of capital accumulations, wealth distribution and fiscal policy
(Fundação Getulio Vargas. Escola de Pós-Graduação em Economia, 2007-09-21)
This paper proposes a simple OLG model which is consistent with the essential facts about consumer behavior, capital accumulation and wealth distribution, and yields some new and surprising conclusions about fiscal policy. ...
How do people understand the causes of poverty and wealth? A revised structural dimensionality of the attributions about poverty and wealth scales
The attributional process, defined as the process of inferring the causes of the events that surround individuals in their daily lives, can potentially shape the understanding of poverty and wealth. For instance, it ...
The Challenge of Measuring UK Wealth Inequality in the 2000s
(Blackwell Publishing, 2016-03)
The concentration of personal wealth is now receiving a great deal of attention - after having been neglected for many years. One reason is the growing recognition that, in seeking explanations for rising income inequality, ...
Hyper-fortunes and superrich: why does wealth tax make sense
(Comisión Económica para América Latina y El Caribe, Chile, 2020)
This article proposes a model to estimate the wealth of the richest groups in society and to design an efficient wealth tax system. For design and implementation issues, it reviews comparative international experience ...
Wealth disparities for early childhood anthropometrics and Skills: evidence from chilean longitudinal data
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2017-09)
We study wealth disparities in the formation of anthropometrics, cognitive skills and socio-emotional skills. We use a sample of preschool and early school children in Chile. We extend the previous literature by using ...
A Game Theoretic Model of Wealth Distribution
In this work, we consider an agent-based model in order to study the wealth distribution problem where the interchange is determined with a symmetric zero-sum game. Simultaneously, the agents update their way of play trying ...
Top incomes, wealth and inheritance: special issue in homage to Tony Atkinson
In the second of the three issues that the Journal of Economic Inequality is publishing in honour of Sir Anthony Barnes “Tony” Atkinson, we turn to what has become one of the most dynamic areas of research in recent years, ...