The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective

  title={The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective},
  author={Facundo Alvaredo and Anthony Barnes Atkinson and Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez},
  journal={ERN: Wealth (Topic)},
World Top Incomes Database at and has represented a challenge to the economics profession. Stories based on the and has represented a challenge to the economics profession. Stories based on the supply and demand for skills are not enough to explain the extreme top tail of supply and demand for skills are not enough to explain the extreme top tail of the earnings distribution; nor is it enough to look only at earned incomes. Different the earnings… 
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