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 The Income Concept

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780195300918
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199783441 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195300912.003.0002
  The Income Concept

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The definition of income in developed and developing countries is introduced. The use of household sample surveys to gather information on income distribution is discussed as well as the derived income distribution summary tables, histograms, polygons, and cumulative distribution.

Keywords: income tax; cumulative distribution; current population survey; histograms; household sample survey; income-in-kind; polygons; summary tables

Chapter.  3190 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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