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The Fraser Institute

July 29, 2015 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Are Popular Measures of Income Inequality Overstating the Problem? New Study Coming Thursday, July 30

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 29, 2015) - On Thursday, July 30, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining how income inequality is measured.

Income Inequality Measurement Sensitivities measures income inequality over the past three decades revealing how different definitions of income and households influence results and the effects of government transfers.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, July 30 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org.

Contact Information

  • The Fraser Institute - Media Contact
    Christopher Sarlo
    Senior fellow, Fraser Institute
    Economics professor, Nipissing University

    The Fraser Institute - Media Contact
    Jason Clemens
    Executive vice-president, Fraser Institute

    The Fraser Institute - Media Contact
    For interview requests, please contact:
    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 ext. 238
    aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org / @FraserInstitute

    For more information:
    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 ext. 238
    aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org / @FraserInstitute