Banking and Capital Markets

What is negative wealth, and who does it affect?

It may be permanent, or temporary, but understanding negative wealth is important for understanding wealth inequality. Image: REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Giacomo De Giorgi

Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Research and Statistics Group

Olivier Armantier

Assistant Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Research and Statistics Group

Wilbert van der Klaauw

Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Research and Statistics Group

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 Assets and debts by wealth group
Image: Federal Reserve Bank of New York Liberty Street Economics
Image: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Survey of Consumer Expectations
 Asset composition by wealth group
Image: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Survey of Consumer Expectations
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