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Modeling the Distribution and Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth

James D. Smith, editor

Published in 1980 by University of Chicago Press
© 1980 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

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330 pages
ISBN: 0-226-76454-0

Table of Contents

Front matter: James D. Smith (p. -10 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: James D. Smith (p. 1 - 8) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Long-Term Trends in American Wealth Inequality: Jeffrey G. Williamson, Peter H. Lindert (p. 9 - 94) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Wealth of Testators and Its Distribution: Butler County, Ohio,1803-65 : William Newell (p. 95 - 138) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Perpetuation of Wealth: A Simulation Model: Michael Patri. Allen (p. 139 - 158) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The Importance of Material Inheritance: The Financial Link between Generations: Paul Menchik (p. 159 - 186) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Bequest Process and the Causes of Inequality in the Distribution of Wealth: Michael Wolfson (p. 187 - 222) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Estimates of the 1969 Size Distribution of Household Wealth in the U.S. from a Synthetic Data Base: Edward N. Wolff (p. 223 - 272) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. The Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth: Does Family Size Matter?: James Smith, Guy Orcutt (p. 273 - 288) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Relevance in Economic Measurement: Public Inheritances: Nelson McClung (p. 289 - 319) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 320) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 321 - 324) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 325 - 336) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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