Inheritance and the Distribution of Wealth

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Frank Cowell

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Date Written: May 1998

Abstract

The theory of functional equations is used to clarify the relationship between equilibrium distributions of wealth and population parameters such as the distribution of families by size, marriage patterns, tax mechanisms and savings behaviour within a simple model of inheritance.

Suggested Citation

Cowell, Frank A., Inheritance and the Distribution of Wealth (May 1998). LSE STICERD Research Paper No. 34. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1094780

Frank A. Cowell (Contact Author)

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