Rising U.S. Earnings Inequality and Family Labor Supply: The Covariance Structure of Intrafamily Earnings

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Dean R. Hyslop; (2001)
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 91,issue 4 September,pages755-777
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.91.4.755
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:D31 | jel:J22 | jel:J12 | jel:J31

This paper studies the labor supply contributions to individual and family earnings inequality during the period of rising wage inequality in the early 1980's. Working couples have positively correlated labor market outcomes, which are almost entirely attributable to pe... View more
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