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Kevin Thom Defends `Genetic Endowments and Wealth Inequality’

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We work with the Health and Retirement Study as a starting point because while it doesn't feature sibling pairs, it does have excellent data on wealth, the components of wealth, linkages to administrative income data, and a host items that get at important economic preferences.

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We work with the Health and Retirement Study as a starting point because while it doesn't feature sibling pairs, it does have excellent data on wealth, the components of wealth, linkages to administrative income data, and a host items that get at important economic preferences.

Miles Kimball
Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

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