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Redistributive Tax Policies and Inequality: An Assessment of Recent Country Comparative Studies

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  • Kjetil Bjorvatn
  • Alexander W. Cappelen

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Article provided by Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich in its journal DICE.

Volume (Year): 1 (2003)
Issue (Month): 1 (02)
Pages: 28-31

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Handle: RePEc:ces:ifodic:v:1:y:2003:i:1:p:28-31

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Keywords: Steuerpolitik; Einkommensumverteilung; Steuerinzidenz; OECD-Staaten; Tax policy; Income redistribution; Tax incidence; OECD countries;

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  1. Roberts, Kevin W. S., 1977. "Voting over income tax schedules," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 8(3), pages 329-340, December.
  2. Charles M. Tiebout, 1956. "A Pure Theory of Local Expenditures," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 64, pages 416.
  3. Piketty, Thomas, 1995. "Social Mobility and Redistributive Politics," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 110(3), pages 551-84, August.
  4. Persson, Mats, 1995. " Why Are Taxes So High in Egalitarian Societies?," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 97(4), pages 569-80, December.
  5. Pauly, Mark V., 1973. "Income redistribution as a local public good," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 2(1), pages 35-58, February.
  6. Bassett, William F. & Burkett, John P. & Putterman, Louis, 1999. "Income distribution, government transfers, and the problem of unequal influence," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 15(2), pages 207-228, June.
  7. Sandmo, Agnar, 1976. "Optimal taxation : An introduction to the literature," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(1-2), pages 37-54.
  8. Horstmann, Ignatius J & Scharf, Kimberley Ann, 1999. "The New Federalism: Distributional Conflict, Voluntarism and Segregation," CEPR Discussion Papers 2273, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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  1. Tridimas, George & Winer, Stanley L., 2005. "The political economy of government size," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 643-666, September.
  2. George Tridimas & Stanley L. Winer, 2004. "A Contribution to the Political Economy of Government Size: 'Demand', 'Supply' and 'Political Influence'," Carleton Economic Papers 04-04, Carleton University, Department of Economics.
  3. Michele Giuseppe Giuranno, 2005. "Income Inequality and the Size of the Public Sector," Economics Discussion Papers 603, University of Essex, Department of Economics.
  4. Matti Tuomala & Hannu Tanninen, 2005. "Inherent Inequality and the Extent of Redistribution in OECD Countries," CESifo DICE Report, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 3(1), pages 48-53, 04.

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