TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 29, 2015) - On Thursday, July 30, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining how income inequality is measured.

Income Inequality Measurement Sensitivities measures income inequality over the past three decades revealing how different definitions of income and households influence results and the effects of government transfers.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, July 30 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org.

Contact Information:

The Fraser Institute - Media Contact
Christopher Sarlo
Senior fellow, Fraser Institute
Economics professor, Nipissing University

The Fraser Institute - Media Contact
Jason Clemens
Executive vice-president, Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute - Media Contact
For interview requests, please contact:
Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 ext. 238
aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org / @FraserInstitute

For more information:
Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 ext. 238
aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org / @FraserInstitute