Income Inequality In The United States, 1947-1985

Income Inequality In The United States, 1947-1985

by Nan Maxwell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313264115
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/08/1989
Series: Contributions in Economics and Economic History Series , #10
Pages: 227
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile: 1530L (what's this?)

About the Author

NAN L. MAXWELL is Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at California State University, Hayward. Her articles have been published in the American Economic Review, the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, the Journal of Economic Education, and the Southern Economic Journal.

Table of Contents



Household Structure Changes: Income-Receiving Units

Labor Demand Changes: Industrial and Occupational Employment Shifts

Labor Supply Changes: Population Age Structure

Labor Supply Changes: Female Labor Force Participation

Government Redistribution Efforts: Cash Expenditures on Social Insurance

White-Nonwhite Differences: Labor Demand, Labor Supply, Government, and Income-Receiving Unit Structure

Summary of the Past and Predictions of the Future

Conclusions and Policy Implications

Appendix 1: Computations of Income Inequality and Distribution

Appendix 2: Procedure to Calculate Projections

Appendix 3: Data and Data Sources

Appendix 4: Regression Results



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