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Pareto’s Law for Income of Individuals

  • Hideaki Aoyama
Conference paper

Abstract

We report a recent high-accuracy analysis of the distribution of income and income-tax of individuals in Japan for the fiscal year 1998. From the ranksize plots we find that the accumulated probability distribution of both data obey a power law with a Pareto exponent close to —2. Some implications for possible model building is also discussed.

Keywords

Model Building Income Data Basic Income Income Range Linear Translation 
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References

  1. 1.
    Aoyama, H., et al. (2000) Pareto’s Law for Income of Individuals and Debt of Bankrupt Companies. Fractals 8, 293–300.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Japan 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideaki Aoyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Integrated Human StudiesKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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