There are significant variations in who owns wealth and why over time. These papers and books explore patterns in wealth ownership, rates of accumulation, wealth mobility, and the resulting trends in wealth inequality that result.
Related Books and Papers
What does it take to be in the top? The answer is different for top income & top net worth positions.
Real estate ownership might be a path to top income & net worth positions.
Unique asset and debt behaviors characterize those at the top of the income and net worth distributions
Chinese and Indian immigrants to the U.S. have high wealth among immigrants, but there is considerable within-group heterogeneity.
Siblings are associated with adult wealth ownership. This paper explores why.
The one percent by income and by wealth are often discussed as a single group, but these advantaged households are unique from each other and from other Americans both financially and demographically….
Top income earners and top wealth owners are attracting considerable attention recently, but there is an even more elite group at the top of both distributions: the double rich.
This overview of wealth inequality patterns underscores the need for greater attention to asset ownership and debts.
The way we spend our money says a lot about our preferences, structural position, priorities. That is, spending says a lot about lifestyle. Lifestyles, in turn, are associated with saving.