However, they are not so strict against an inequitable functional distribution of income
that is between capitalists and wage earners as they are against an inequitable income distribution within wage earners that is between managers and production workers or between supervisory and non-supervisory staff.
Thus, the NIPA measures of compensation are particularly useful in analyses of labor's share in the functional distribution of income
In Section 1, research on rising income inequality, falling real wages, or changes in the personal or functional distribution of income or wealth is discussed in a manner that is consistent with supporting hypotheses that wealth and income are becoming more unequally distributed and that workers are falling behind because real wages are falling relative to past trends.
production for nearly 80 years and that implies a relatively stable functional distribution of income. Both lines in Figure 5 are relatively stable, illustrating the well-known relative constancy of the share of labor in cost and in the nation's output and domestic income.
"The Functional Distribution of Income
in the United States, 1850-1952," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol.
The focus of interest in macroeconomics is the functional distribution of income rather than the personal distribution.
With its continuously falling share of profits Russia stands out as a case of changing functional distribution of income. We may suspect that this development lead to declining investment and as a consequence declining GDP income, Russia 1992-1998.
The third paper, by Samuel Bowles, deals with an altogether different topic--a theory of the functional distribution of income
(the shares of labor and capital) in an open economy.
The information gathered from our sample also does not unambiguously support the predictions made by the pioneers--e.g., by Lewis--regarding a worsening of the functional distribution of income
between labour and capital as an inevitable consequence of high rates of economic growth.