Estimating the Top Tail of the Wealth Distribution
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AbstractThis paper uses the Household Finance and Consumption Survey to construct new estimates of top wealth shares in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Finland and The Netherlands. It provides a methodology to address simultaneously non-response and underreporting in wealth surveys.
CitationVermeulen, Philip. 2016. "Estimating the Top Tail of the Wealth Distribution." American Economic Review, 106 (5): 646-50. DOI: 10.1257/aer.p20161021
- D31 Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
- H24 Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies; includes inheritance and gift taxes
- K34 Tax Law