Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Life-cycle income and consumption variability
By all accounts, economic inequality is growing—the rich are getting richer, and the poor are getting poorer. This Economic Commentary explores inequality in income and consumption and asks whether inequality is determined early in life, before individuals enter the labor market, or whether it becomes manifest during the working years
Cite this item
Peter Rupert & Chris Telmer, "Life-cycle income and consumption variability"
, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary, issue Mar, 2001.
Keywords: Income distribution ; Consumption (Economics)
This item with handle RePEc:fip:fedcec:y:2001:i:mar1
is also listed on EconPapers
For corrections, contact 4D Library ()