Working Paper 5: Top incomes and the gender divide by Tony Atkinson, Sarah Voitchovsky and Alessandra Casarico
In the recent research on top incomes, there has been little discussion of gender. How many of the top 1 and 10% are women? A great deal is known about gender differentials in earnings, but how far does this carry over into the distribution of total incomes, bringing self-employment and capital income into the picture? We investigate the gender divide at the top of the income distribution using tax record data for a sample of 8 countries with individual taxation.
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