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Authors:
Guo, Yanling; Sell, Friedrich L. 
Document type:
Sonstiges / Other Publication 
Title:
Equilibrium and convergence in personal income distribution? How European countries performed during a phase of huge economic turbulence (2004-2017) 
Series title:
Volkswirtschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 
Series volume:
2020,1 
Place of publication:
Neubiberg 
Publishing institution:
Universität der Bundeswehr München, Fachgruppe für Volkswirtschaftslehre 
Year:
2020 
Language:
Englisch 
Keywords:
Political Economy; Personal Income Distribution; Equilibrium; Convergence; Redistributive Policies; 
Abstract:
The authors set up a political economy equilibrium framework for personal income distribution. Located in status theory, their concept is able to explain what justifies a certain or optimal degree of inequality in the society. The authors present an empirical analysis of personal income distribution in 23 European countries. The time period covers the years before, during and after the great recession (2004-2017). Linear regressions, which make use of ex-post Gini coefficients, show that the hyp...    »
 
Department:
Fakultät für Wirtschafts- und Organisationswissenschaften 
Institute:
WOW 5 - Institut für Ökonomie und Recht der globalen Wirtschaft 
Chair:
Sell, Friedrich L. 
Open Access yes or no?:
Ja / Yes