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Has the instability of personal incomes been increasing?

Jenkins, SP (2011) 'Has the instability of personal incomes been increasing?' National Institute Economic Review, 218 (1). R33-R43. ISSN 0027-9501

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Abstract

This paper examines trends in the instability of personal incomes in Britain in terms of changes in the transitory variance and in volatility, measures that have received much recent attention in research about the USA. It is shown that, although US measures have trended upwards over the past two decades, there is no such trend in Britain between the early-1990s and the mid-2000s. Explanations for these differences are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
SWORD Depositor: Elements
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2013 13:21
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2022 01:06
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/7988

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