Missing wealth distribution, wealth inequality and anti-inequality policies

by Michele Bavaro (University of Oxford) and Piotr Paradowski (LIS & Gdańsk University of Technology)

In the literature on wealth and income distribution, sampling errors, particularly related to missing data, are widely discussed. In this article, the authors study the missing part of the wealth distribution in LWS and then present a methodology to correct for under-reporting of financial assets in surveys. This procedure is applied to the wealth datasets in Austria, Canada and Italy.

Full article is available here.

December 15, 2023 | News