Replication data for: The Effect of Product Demand on Inequality: Evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom

Marco Leonardi
Using Consumer Expenditure Survey data this paper shows that more educated workers demand more high-skill-intensive services and, to a lesser extent, more very low-skill-intensive services (such as personal services). Additional evidence at the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) level shows that this \"education elasticity of demand\" mechanism can explain part of the correlation between the share of college-educated workers in a city and the employment share of service industries. The parametrization of a simple model suggests...
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