Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/108716
Authors: 
Jenkins, Stephen P.
Year of Publication: 
2015
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 8835
Abstract: 
This chapter describes the UK income distribution and how it has evolved over the last 50 years. It also includes some comparisons with the income distributions of other rich countries. Multiple perspectives on the distribution are provided: there is evidence about real income levels and inequality, and the prevalence of affluence and of poverty.
Subjects: 
inequality
poverty
affluence
income distribution
United Kingdom
JEL: 
D31
I32
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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