Subject: D63 | Wealth distribution | bequest; estate; net worth; inheritance taxation; wealth distribution | Estates | E21 | Net worth | Bequests | H24 | Economics | Nationalekonomi | Inheritance taxation
jel: jel:E21 | jel:D63 | jel:H24
This paper uses population register data on inheritances and wealth in Sweden to estimate the causal impact of inheritances on wealth inequality. We find that inheritances reduce wealth inequality, as measured by the Gini coefficient or top wealth shares, but that they ... View more
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