# Handbook of income distribution

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...Interestingly, the study of pairwise money transfer and the resulting statistical distribution of money 3 See, e.g., Atkinson and Bourguignon (2000); Atkinson and Piketty (2007); Champernowne (1953); Champernowne and Cowell (1998); Gibrat (1931); Kakwani (1980); Kalecki (1945); Pareto (1897);…...

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...In contrast to more complicated functions discussed in the economic literature (Atkinson and Bourguignon, 2000; Champernowne and Cowell, 1998; Kakwani, 1980), Drăgulescu and Yakovenko (2001a) demonstrated that the lower part of income distribution can be well fitted with the simple exponential…...

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...…and Yakovenko (2001b, 2003) showed that the whole income distribution can be fitted by an exponential function in the lower part and a power-law func- 11 See, e.g., Atkinson and Bourguignon (2000); Atkinson and Piketty (2007); Champernowne and Cowell (1998); Kakwani (1980); Piketty and Saez (2003)....

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...4 For a recent survey see Cowell (2000)....

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