The Effect of Age Structure on Us Income Inequality

  title={The Effect of Age Structure on Us Income Inequality},
  author={John D. Iceland and Scott Garrett Albrecht and Patricio Korzeniewicz and Reeve Vanneman}
This paper examines the relationship between age structure and income inequality. As a cohort ages, incomes become more unequally distributed within it. Consequently, as the age structure of a population evolves, it may have real effects on the aggregate distribution of incomes in that population. Using March CPS data from 1976 to 2007, I decompose… CONTINUE READING