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The Rich and the Poor: Demographics of the United States Wealth Distribution (ICPSR 1176) RSS

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Summary:

This research describes the demographic attributes of both rich and poor households, and also the composition of their holdings. The data are drawn from surveys of household wealth conducted for the Federal Reserve Board in 1983, 1989, and 1992, years that approximate the turning points of the 1982-1991 business cycle.

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  • These data are flagged as replication datasets and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

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Weicher, John C. The Rich and the Poor: Demographics of the United States Wealth Distribution. ICPSR01176-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998-10-06. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01176.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   demographic characteristics, income distribution, poverty, wealth

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The file submitted is JA97PRG.EXE, which unzips to a series of SAS programs. (2) These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

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