Session 52:
Income and Wealth Inequality

Thursday, March 31
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Rooms 407-409
Level 4

Chair: Michael Hurd, RAND
Discussant: David Weir, University of Michigan
Discussant: Nicole Maestas, RAND

  1. What's Happening to the American Dream? Changes in the Transition to Home Ownership 1968-1997Mary Elizabeth Hughes, Duke University

  2. Health and Wealth of Elderly Couples: Causality Tests Using Dynamic Panel Data ModelsPierre-Carl Michaud, Tilburg University; Arthur H. Van Soest, RAND

  3. Changes in Consumption at Retirement: The Role of Income and Wealth InequalitySusann Rohwedder, RAND

  4. Trends in Women’s Labor Supply and the Family Income Inequality: 1982-2001Taek-Jin Shin, University of California, Berkeley

Other sessions on Economy, Labor Force, Education,and Inequality