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    • Do Cognitive Test Scores Explain Higher U.S. Wage Inequality? 

      Blau, Francine D.; Kahn, Lawrence M. (2003-12-11)
      Using microdata from the 1994-8 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) for nine countries, we examine the role of cognitive skills in explaining higher wage inequality in the United States. We find that while the greater ...
    • Should Poverty and Inequality Measures Be Combined? 

      Fields, Gary S. (2006-01-01)
      [Excerpt] As the title of my paper indicates, the purpose of today's presentation is to analyze whether poverty and inequality measures should be blended into a single index. This question was first raised to me by Erik, ...