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I'm looking for the US household distribution of after-tax after-transfers income by household size, at a finer grain than quintiles. CPS has total money income (after-transfer) in ~$2,500 increments, but I can't find an after-tax version. Do the full census, BLS, or think tanks estimate this?

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You can find this information here. They provide an overview of their results, together with a link to the data and its description. The data is also available through LIS (second item).

Interestingly, this does not only include the US, but also many other OECD countries, in a homogeneous methodology (great for comparisons). Additionally, this is a longitudinal study of each country. In total, they have data for 27 developed countries between 1978 and 2013.

The data is very comprehensive, and it is at the decile level. It includes:

  • Entire population, decile cut-offs, equivalised household income
  • Working age population, decile cut-offs, equivalised household income
  • Entire population, decile means, equivalised household income
  • Working age population, decile means, equivalised household income
  • Entire population, decile cut-offs, per capita household income
  • Working age population, decile cut-offs, per capita household income
  • Deflator and PPP
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