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Inherent Inequality and the Extent of Redistribution in OECD Countries

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  • Matti Tuomala
  • Hannu Tanninen

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

Volume (Year): 3 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (04)
Pages: 48-53

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Handle: RePEc:ces:ifodic:v:3:y:2005:i:1:p:48-53

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Keywords: Einkommen; Einkommensumverteilung; OECD-Staaten; Income; Income redistribution; OECD countries;

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