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  • Among economists, there has been general dissatisfaction with existing international data on income inequality. The data are difficult to...

Published Versions

Piketty, Thomas and Emmanuel Saez. “The Evolution of Top Incomes: A Historical and International Perspective.” American Economic Review: Papers and Proceedings, 96, 2 (May 2006): 200-205. citation courtesy of

Manza, Jeff and Michael Sauder. Inequalities and Societies Reader, First Edition. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, February 2009.

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