Parametric Estimations of the World Distribution of Income
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We would like to thank Alexei Onatski and Bernard Salanié for insightful comments. Pinkovskiy would like to thank the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program for funding. This work represents the opinion of the writers alone, and all remaining errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.