Top Incomes and Wealth

Thursday, 19 July 2018: 08:30-10:20
RC28 Social Stratification (host committee)

Language: English

This session invites papers addressing inequalities in relation to the top of the income and wealth distributions. Possible topics include income shares, executive pay and other high compensation, pay equity, winner-take-all markets, as well as the implications of and public reactions to these issues. Comparative approaches are particularly welcomed.
Session Organizer:
Beste Esra BURAK HO, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Beste Esra BURAK HO, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Oral Presentations
Are Top Shares a Good Measure of Inequality?
Guillermina JASSO, New York University, USA
The Financial Wage Premium in Postindustrial Countries: A Comparative Distributional Analysis
Anthony ROBERTS, California State University - Los Angeles, USA; Roy KWON, University of La Verne, USA