Top Incomes in Scandinavia: Recent Developments and the Role of Capital Income

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Top Incomes in Scandinavia : Recent Developments and the Role of Capital Income. / Søgaard, Jakob Egholt.

Nordic Economic Policy Review 2018: Increasing Income Inequality in the Nordics. Nordisk Ministerraad, 2018. p. 66-99 (TemaNord).

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Harvard

Søgaard, JE 2018, Top Incomes in Scandinavia: Recent Developments and the Role of Capital Income. in Nordic Economic Policy Review 2018: Increasing Income Inequality in the Nordics. Nordisk Ministerraad, TemaNord, pp. 66-99. https://doi.org/10.6027/a8f75d4b-en

APA

Søgaard, J. E. (2018). Top Incomes in Scandinavia: Recent Developments and the Role of Capital Income. In Nordic Economic Policy Review 2018: Increasing Income Inequality in the Nordics (pp. 66-99). Nordisk Ministerraad. TemaNord https://doi.org/10.6027/a8f75d4b-en

Vancouver

Søgaard JE. Top Incomes in Scandinavia: Recent Developments and the Role of Capital Income. In Nordic Economic Policy Review 2018: Increasing Income Inequality in the Nordics. Nordisk Ministerraad. 2018. p. 66-99. (TemaNord). https://doi.org/10.6027/a8f75d4b-en

Author

Søgaard, Jakob Egholt. / Top Incomes in Scandinavia : Recent Developments and the Role of Capital Income. Nordic Economic Policy Review 2018: Increasing Income Inequality in the Nordics. Nordisk Ministerraad, 2018. pp. 66-99 (TemaNord).

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