A COMPARISON OF DISTRIBUTIONS OF ANNUAL AND LIFETIME INCOME: SWEDEN AROUND 1970.

@article{Blomquist1981ACO,
  title={A COMPARISON OF DISTRIBUTIONS OF ANNUAL AND LIFETIME INCOME: SWEDEN AROUND 1970.},
  author={N. Blomquist},
  journal={Review of Income and Wealth},
  year={1981},
  volume={27},
  pages={243-264}
}
  • N. Blomquist
  • Published 1981
  • Economics
  • Review of Income and Wealth
The concern with income distribution has always mainly existed because of a concern with individuals' economic welfare. In recent years, the question has arisen whether the distribution of annual income—the distribution most often studied—is the best proxy for the distribution of economic welfare. Other measures, such as lifetime income, have been proposed instead. The paper starts with a discussion of how to define and measure the distribution of lifetime income. By using a simulation model… Expand

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