Journal article

Survey Under-Coverage of Top Incomes and Estimation of Inequality: What is the Role of the UK's SPI Adjustment?

Richard V Burkhauser, Nicolas Herault, Stephen P Jenkins, Roger Wilkins

Fiscal Studies | WILEY | Published : 2018

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Awarded by UK Economic and Social Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This research is supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant (award DP150102409). Jenkins's research is also partially supported by core funding of the Research Centre on Micro-Social Change at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) by the University of Essex and the UK Economic and Social Research Council (award ES/L009153/1). For helpful discussions about the HBAI data and SPI adjustments, the authors thank Peter Matejic and his DWP colleagues and Jeremy Reuben from HMRC's SPI team. They also gratefully acknowledge the perceptive comments of the three anonymous referees.