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Income Volatility and Mobility: U.S. Income Tax Data, 1999-2007

John W. Diamond

Income Volatility and Mobility: U.S. Income Tax Data, 1999-2007.

Those at the extremes of the income spectrum are most affected by volatile wages, based on U.S. income tax returns from 1999 to 2007. (Updated Sept. 23, 2010.)