Journal of Monetary Economics 2016 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmoneco.2015.11.001 View full text
Ananth Seshadri

Abstract: Both wealth inequality for a given generation and its transmission across generations have been the subject of extensive research in economics. However, the exact mechanisms underlying the wealth inequality both in a cross section and over time have not been understood completely, nor do we have a good understanding of the policies that could potentially affect wealth inequality in a cross section, over time or both. This is a very nice paper that contributes to the literature by studying both the cross-secti…

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