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Top Incomes: A Global Perspective by A. B. Atkinson and T. Piketty

Published By: Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 978-0-19-928689-8
Date of Publication: 2010


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Reviewed by: Robert A. Margo of Boston University and NBER
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.1.129.r3
Review Pages: 136-38

Book Review Abstract

Robert A. Margo of Boston University and NBER reviews "Top Incomes: A Global Perspective" edited by A. B. Atkinson and T. Piketty. The EconLit Abstract of the reviewed work begins, “Thirteen papers examine top incomes in ten OECD countries and focus on the contrast between continental Europe and English-speaking countries. Papers discuss top Indian incomes, 1922-2000; income inequality and progressive income taxation in China and India, 1986-2015; the evolution of income concentration....”


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Robert A. Margo of Boston University and NBER


JEL Classifications

D31: Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
H24: Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies; includes inheritance and gift taxes
O15: Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration


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