Working Paper No. 699

Long-Run Changes in the Concentration of Wealth: An Overview of Recent Findings

Published: February 22, 2007Pages: 37Keywords: Wealth Concentration; Inequality; Income Distribution; Wealth Distribution; SwedenJEL-codes: D31; H20; J30; N30

Long-Run Changes in the Concentration of Wealth: An Overview of Recent Findings Henry Ohlsson, Jesper Roine and Daniel Waldenström


The objective of this paper is to study the dynamics of the wealth distribution over the path of economic development. More specifically, we are interested in distinguishing between changes which seem to be country specific and characteristics shared by all countries. A historical account of the evolution of the wealth distribution in developed countries is interesting in itself, but it can also hold implications for countries that are currently in an early stage of development or in transition. The data used originates from the taxation of wealth and estates.



Daniel Waldenström

Contact

Ph: +46 8 665 4584
Mob: +46 70 4916082
daniel.waldenstrom@if...

Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union in a Changing World Order

Pages-from-2019-Oxelheim-m.gif

This book explores how the European Union responds to the ongoing challenges to the liberal international order. These challenges arise both within the EU itself and beyond its borders, and put into question the values of free trade and liberal democracy. 

About the book

Events

Seminars organized by IFN

 

To present ongoing research informal brown-bag seminars are held on Mondays at 11:30 am. This is an opportunity for IFN researchers to test ideas and results.

Academically oriented seminars are most of the time held on Wednesdays at 10 am. At these events researchers from IFN and other institutions present their research.

In addition, IFN organizes seminars open to the public. Topics for these are derived from the IFN research.

Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Grevgatan 34 - 2 fl, Box 55665, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46-(0)8-665 45 00 | info@ifn.se