Income Distribution and Inequality in Germany: Evidence from Panel Data

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Christian Schluter

University of Southampton - Division of Economics

Date Written: March 1996

Abstract

Non-parametric kernel density estimates are employed for an exploratory analysis of the distributional conseuqnces of the German tax-benefit system using GSOEP. The focuses is on the year 1991 and a detailed analysis is provided. Moreover, the anatomy of income inequality is thoroughly examined, and particular attention is given to the issue of statistical significance and rigorous hypohtesis testing.

Suggested Citation

Schluter, Christian, Income Distribution and Inequality in Germany: Evidence from Panel Data (March 1996). LSE STICERD Research Paper No. 16. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1094741

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