Timothy M. Smeeding

University of Wisconsin - Madison

A & S Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

1180 Observatory Drive

Madison, WI 53706

United States

http://www.lafollette.wisc.edu/facultystaff/smeeding-timothy.html

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Comparing Wealth Distribution Across Rich Countries: First Results from the Luxembourg Wealth Study

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Aug 2006
Eva Sierminska, Andrea Brandolini and Timothy M. Smeeding
LISER, Bank of Italy and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Citation 11

Abstract:

household wealth, household portfolios, distribution of net worth, international comparative data sources

Comparing Wealth Distribution across Rich Countries: First Results from the Luxembourg Wealth Study

Bank of Italy Research Paper No. A7
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Jul 2008
Andrea Brandolini, Timothy M. Smeeding and Eva Sierminska
Bank of Italy, University of Wisconsin - Madison and LISER
Downloads 306 (82,094)
Citation 11

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household wealth, wealth distribution, portfolio composition

Comparing Wealth Distribution Across Rich Countries: First Results from the Luxembourg Wealth Study

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jul 2012
Andrea Brandolini, Timothy M. Smeeding and Eva Sierminska
Bank of Italy, University of Wisconsin - Madison and LISER
Downloads 61 (307,215)
Citation 11

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Poor People in Rich Nations: The United States in Comparative Perspective

Luxembourg Income Study Working Paper No. 419
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Citation 11

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The EITC: Expectation, Knowledge, Use, and Economic and Social Mobility

Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2000
Timothy M. Smeeding, Katherin Ross Phillips and Michael A. O'Connor
University of Wisconsin - Madison, The Urban Institute and Mauk & O'Connor, LLP
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Citation 9

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The EITC: Expectation, Knowledge, Use, and Economic and Social Mobility

Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Timothy M. Smeeding, Katherin Ross Phillips and Michael A. O'Connor
University of Wisconsin - Madison, The Urban Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 9

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Globalization, Inequality, and the Rich Countries of the G-20: Evidence from the Luxembourg Income (LIS)

Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Apr 2011
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 356 (67,535)
Citation 4

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Ireland's Income Distribution in Comparative Perspective

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Timothy M. Smeeding and Brian Nolan
University of Wisconsin - Madison and Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland
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Ireland's Income Distribution in Comparative Perspective

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 537-560, December 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
Brian Nolan and Timothy M. Smeeding
Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Income Distribution and Social Expenditures: A Cross-National Perspective

Luxembourg Income Study Working Paper No. 350
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Sep 2003
Jonathan A. Schwabish, Timothy M. Smeeding and Lars Osberg
Urban Institute, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Dalhousie University - Department of Economics
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Welfare State Myths and Measurement

Capitalism and Society, Volume 10, Issue 1, Article 1, 2015
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Sep 2015
Irwin Garfinkel and Timothy M. Smeeding
Columbia University - School of Social Work and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 153 (35,316)

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Citation 5

Asset-Based Measurement of Poverty

Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Paper No. 1372-10
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 17 Jan 2010
Andrea Brandolini, Silvia Magri and Timothy M. Smeeding
Bank of Italy, Bank of Italy and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Asset-Based Measurement of Poverty

Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 755
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Sep 2010
Andrea Brandolini, Silvia Magri and Timothy M. Smeeding
Bank of Italy, Bank of Italy and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Citation 5

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Poverty Indicators, Income, Wealth

Social Security Reform: Improving Benefit Adequacy and Economic Security for Women

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Policy Brief No. 16/1999
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Apr 2011
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Social Security Reform: Improving Benefit Adequacy and Economic Security for Women

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 1999
Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Do Public Expenditures Improve Child Outcomes in the U.S.? A Comparison Across Fifty States

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jul 2003
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University - School of Social Work, Columbia University - National Center for Children in Poverty, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
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Do Public Expenditures Improve Child Outcomes in the U.S.? A Comparison Across Fifty States

Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University - National Center for Children in Poverty, University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - College of Social and Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Columbia University - School of Social Work
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Post-1970 Trends in Within-Country Inequality and Poverty: Rich and Middle Income Countries

Handbook of Income Distribution, Volume 2 (edited by A. B. Atkinson and F. Bourguignon, Elsevier-North Holland, Forthcoming), CSEF Working Papers 356, Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Naples, Italy
Number of pages: 143 Posted: 03 Apr 2014
Salvatore Morelli, Timothy M. Smeeding and Jeffrey P. Thompson
The Graduate Center - CUNY, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Federal Reserve Board
Downloads 95 (122,104)

Abstract:

inequality trends, income distribution, relative poverty, top income shares, Gini

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Social Security Reform: A Budget Neutral Approach to Reducing Older Women's Disproportional Risk of Poverty

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Apr 2011
Richard V. Burkhauser and Timothy M. Smeeding
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 82 (170,814)
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Cross-National Comparison of Income and Wealth Status in Retirement: First Results from the Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS)

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Nov 2008
Eva Sierminska, Andrea Brandolini and Timothy M. Smeeding
LISER, Bank of Italy and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 59 (312,639)
Citation 1

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Cross-National Comparison of Income and Wealth Status in Retirement: First Results from the Luxembourg Wealth Study (LWS)

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Eva Sierminska, Andrea Brandolini and Timothy M. Smeeding
LISER, Bank of Italy and University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Inequality and Poverty in the United States: The Aftermath of the Great Recession

FEDS Working Paper No. 2013-51
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 16 Oct 2013
Jeffrey P. Thompson and Timothy M. Smeeding
Federal Reserve Board and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 48 (230,997)

Abstract:

Inequality, poverty, income distribution, social welfare policy

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Sliding into Poverty? Cross-National Patterns of Income Source Change and Income Decay in Old Age

CRR Working Paper No. 2004-25
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jun 2008
James Williamson and Timothy M. Smeeding
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 48 (308,470)
Citation 1

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income, retirement, old age, poverty, cross national

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Income Maintenance in Old Age: Current Status and Future Prospects for Rich Countries

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Working Paper No. 2002-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 May 2008
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 43 (342,586)
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The Retirement Consumption Conundrum: Evidence from a Consumption Survey

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Jun 2008
New York Census Research Data Center, Bureau of Labor Statistics, University of Alberta - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Population Reference Bureau
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Short-Run Distributional Effects of Public Education Transfers to Tertiary Education Students in Seven European Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3557
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Jun 2008
Tim Callan, Timothy M. Smeeding and Panos Tsakloglou
Economic and Social Research Institute, Ireland, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Athens University of Economics and Business - Department of International and European Economic Studies
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Citation 2

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inequality, in-kind transfers, tertiary education, Europe

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Tony Atkinson and His Legacy

Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. 1138
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2017
Statistics Norway, Paris School of Economics (PSE), Bank of Italy, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), The Graduate Center / City University of New York, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), Stockholm University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Policy and Administration, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Institute of Education, Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, Paris School of Economics (PSE), Independent, University of Wisconsin - Madison, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and University of Essex - Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER)
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Anthony B. Atkinson, inequality, poverty, public economics, economic theory, economic policy

Tony Atkinson and His Legacy

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 63, Issue 3, pp. 411-444, 2017
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Aug 2017
Statistics Norway, Paris School of Economics, Bank of Italy, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), City University of New York, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), Stockholm University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Social Policy and Administration, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Institute of Education, Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, Paris School of Economics (PSE), European Union - European Commission and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Anthony B. Atkinson, inequality, poverty, public economics, economic theory, economic policy

Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 360
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Sean Higgins, Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble and Timothy M. Smeeding
Tulane University, Tulane University, Tulane University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 29 (418,369)

Abstract:

inequality, fiscal policy, taxation, social spending

Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 62, pp. S22-S46, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Aug 2016
Sean Higgins, Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble and Timothy M. Smeeding
Tulane University, Tulane University, Tulane University and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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fiscal policy, inequality, social spending, taxation

Comparing the Incidence of Taxes and Social Spending in Brazil and the United States

CEQ Working Paper No. 16
Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Sean Higgins, Nora Lustig, Whitney Ruble and Timothy M. Smeeding
Tulane University, Tulane University, Tulane University and University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Inequality, Fiscal Policy, Taxation, Social Spending

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School Finance, Equivalent Educational Expenditure and Income Distribution: Equal Dollars or Equal Chances for Success?

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 62
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
kathryn Wilson, Kristina T. Lambright and Timothy M. Smeeding
Kent State University - College of Business Administration, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 28 (387,173)
Citation 1

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equivalent, education, distribution

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The Shifting Incidence of Involuntary Job Losses from 1968 to 1992

Industrial Relations, Vol. 37, pp. 207-231, April 1998
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 May 2004
Johanne Boisjoly, Greg J. Duncan and Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Quebec at Rimouski - Department of Sociology, Northwestern University - Institute for Policy Research and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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Welfare State Expenditures and the Distribution of Child Opportunities

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 63
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Irwin Garfinkel, Lee Rainwater and Timothy M. Smeeding
Columbia University - School of Social Work, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 17 (431,528)
Citation 1

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General Commentary

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 5, No. 3, September 1999
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Oct 2007
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 17 (457,560)

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income inequality

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Microdata Panel Data and Public Policy: National and Cross-National Perspectives

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 23
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 2011
Richard V. Burkhauser and Timothy M. Smeeding
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 11 (488,729)
Citation 1

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Do We Invest Less Time in Children? Trends in Parental Time in Selected Industrialized Countries Since the 1960s

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 64
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Apr 2011
Anne H. Gauthier, Timothy M. Smeeding and Frank F. Furstenberg
University of Calgary, University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Sociology
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Ranking Inequality: Applications of Multivariate Subset Selection

Syracuse University Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 70
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Apr 2011
William C. Horrace, Joseph Marchand and Timothy M. Smeeding
Syracuse University - Department of Economics, University of Alberta - Department of Economics and University of Wisconsin - Madison
Downloads 4 (523,414)
Citation 1

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Income distribution, Inference, Poverty, Subset Selection

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Inequality of Income and Consumption in the U.S.: Measuring the Trends in Inequality from 1984 to 2011 for the Same Individuals

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 61, Issue 4, pp. 630-650, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Jonathan D. Fisher, David Johnson and Timothy M. Smeeding
Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census, Government of the United States of America - Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and University of Wisconsin - Madison
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consumer expenditures, consumption, income, inequality

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Intergenerational Mobility in the United States and Great Britain: A Comparative Study of Parent–Child Pathways

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 60, Issue 3, pp. 425-449, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jul 2014
Jo Blanden, Robert Haveman, Timothy M. Smeeding and kathryn Wilson
London School of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison and Kent State University - College of Business Administration
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Abstract:

education, intergenerational mobility, occupation

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Income Maintenance in Old Age: What Can be Learned from Cross-National Comparisons

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2001
Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison

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The Senior Income Guarantee (SIG): A New Proposal to Reduce Poverty Among the Elderly

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2001
Posted: 10 Mar 2010
Timothy M. Smeeding and Kent Weaver
University of Wisconsin - Madison and Boston College - Center for Retirement Research

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Who are the Poor Elderly? An Examination Using Alternative Poverty Measures

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2000
Posted: 09 Mar 2010
David Johnson and Timothy M. Smeeding
Bureau of Labor Statistics and University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Patterns of Time Use of People Age 55 to 64 Years Old: Some Cross-National Comparisons

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, 2000
Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Anne K. Gauthier and Timothy M. Smeeding
The Commonwealth Fund and University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Older Women's Income and Wealth Packages in Cross-National Perspective

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Timothy M. Smeeding, Janet C. Gornick, Eva Sierminska and Maurice Leach
University of Wisconsin - Madison, The Graduate Center / City University of New York, LISER and City University of New York - Department of Political Science

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Twenty Years of Research on Income Inequality, Poverty, and Redistribution in the Developed World: Introduction and Overview

Socio-Economic Review, Vol. 2, pp. 149-163, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Timothy M. Smeeding
University of Wisconsin - Madison

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micro data