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income

1. the amount of monetary or other returns, either earned or unearned, accruing over a given period of time
2. receipts; revenue
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ERIK BURST This paper by Jonathan Parker and Annette Vissing-Jorgensen documents an interesting, important, and novel set of facts pertaining to the cyclicality of income for very high income individuals.
In particular, it asks what factors could possibly result both in an increasing share of income earned by very high income individuals and in an increasing cyclicality of income for those individuals.
Finally, can bonuses help explain the correlation between the increased share of income and the increased cyclicality of income for very high income households?
The PSID is not an ideal dataset for analyzing the earnings behavior of very high income households, because of its limited sample size.
Given that the finance industry has been increasing in importance over time, a natural question is how much of the increasing share of bonus income for those individuals with very high income during the 1990s and early 2000s (documented above) was simply due to the increasing prominence of individuals in the finance industry in that group.
What can the increasing importance of bonus income reveal about the relationship between the rising share of total income accruing to very high income individuals and the increased cyclicality of income for these individuals?
It appears that the changing nature of compensation of very high income individuals in the form of the rising importance of bonus income is potentially part of the story.
Further, looking at the whole distribution using a dataset from the Congressional Budget Office that merges the CPS with the SOI tax data on high incomes, we find that the sensitivity of the wage and salary income of households in the bottom two quintiles to fluctuations in aggregate income is slightly higher than that of households in the third and fourth quintiles and than that of households from the 80th to the 99th percentiles.
The Fund pursues these investment objectives by investing at least 80% of its managed assets in a diversified portfolio of high income producing securities that the sub-adviser believes offer attractive yield and capital appreciation potential.
He said that having so many Americans with high incomes paying no taxes ``is highly demoralizing'' and will weaken support for the income tax system.
In fact, Los Angeles ranks second highest on that study's progressivity index, which measures the disparity between tax burden at high incomes vs.

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