TREASURY WORKING PAPER 00 / 13 THE CHANGES IN NEW ZEALAND ’ S INCOME DISTRIBUTION Des O ' Dea * ( Contract to the Treasury )

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  title={TREASURY WORKING PAPER 00 / 13 THE CHANGES IN NEW ZEALAND ’ S INCOME DISTRIBUTION Des O ' Dea * ( Contract to the Treasury )},
  author={Des O'Dea}
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This paper summarises recent research on changes in New Zealand’s income distribution. It describes how the income distribution has changed during the period 1981 to 1996. It then looks at factors accounting for these changes in the income distribution. The main focus is on social trends, such as household composition, and changes in individual characteristics, such as age, qualifications and employment status. The first part of the paper looks at trends in the income distribution. This shows… CONTINUE READING

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