Women, Wealth and Mobility
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We have benefited from comments by Douglas Almond, Boyan Jovanovic, Aloysius Siow, and seminar participants at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Dartmouth and the 2006 meeting of the AEA. Barry Johnson helped us in obtaining tabulations from the IRS estate tax returns. Emmanuel Saez provided the electronic version of Forbes data. Financial support from the Program for Economic Research at Columbia University, Sloan Foundation and NSF Grant SES-0617737 is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.