Full text: The Personal Distribution of Income

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in Table 2 these data for the couples where both husband 
and wife have wealth. 
Table 2 
CONDITIONAL INCOME DISTRIBUTION 
Wealth in 000 K 
150 - 175 
175 - 200 
200 - 250 
250 - 300 
300 - 400 
400 - 500 
500 - 750 
750 - 1000 
1000 - 2000 
2000 - 5000 
5000 - 
Mean In income 
4.74 
4.76 
4.79 
4.84 
4.88 
4.95 
5.01 
5.09 
5.18 
5.38 
(5.74) 
Pareto 
coefficient 
4.06 
3.55 
3.83 
3.92 
3.69 
3.34 
3.29 
3.00 
3.47 
2.19 
1.17 
All 2.68 
All without 
open wealth class 3.16 
The conditional distributions have all Pareto tails 
although the fit is bad (only 4 values can be used).The 
Pareto coefficient is between 3 and 4 in all except the 
last two size classes where it is very low,and it is 2.68 
for the whole income distribution.lt appears that the 
distribution as a whole is decisively influenced by the 
last two wealth classes where the income distribution is 
very unequal owing to the wide range of wealth in these 
classes. In this way the peculiar result arises that the
	        

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