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Wolff (1987) followed up Feldstein (1976) by examining the distributional implications of both Social Security and private pension wealth. Using the 1969 Measurement of Economic and Social Performance (MESP) database, he showed that while Social Security wealth had a pronounced equalizing effect on the distribution of augmented wealth, pension wealth was disequalizing. The sum of Social Security and pension wealth had, on net, an equalizing effect on the distribution of augmented wealth. Wolff (1992) addressed the methodological issues in estimating both Social Security and pension wealth.
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