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On measuring inequity in taxation: a new approach

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  • Kakwani, Nanak
  • Lambert, Peter J.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

    Volume (Year): 14 (1998)
    Issue (Month): 2 (May)
    Pages: 369-380

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:poleco:v:14:y:1998:i:2:p:369-380

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    1. Suits, Daniel B, 1977. "Measurement of Tax Progressivity," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 67(4), pages 747-52, September.
    2. Lerman, Robert I. & Yitzhaki, Shlomo, 1995. "Changing Ranks and the Inequality Impacts of Taxes and Transfers," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association, vol. 48(1), pages 45-59, March.
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    5. Jenkins, S., 1988. "Empirical Measurement Of Horizontal Inequity," Papers 169, Australian National University - Department of Economics.
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    7. Fei, John C H, 1981. "Equity Oriented Fiscal Programs," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 49(4), pages 869-81, June.
    8. Kakwani, Nanak C, 1977. "Applications of Lorenz Curves in Economic Analysis," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 45(3), pages 719-27, April.
    9. Jakobsson, Ulf, 1976. "On the measurement of the degree of progression," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 5(1-2), pages 161-168.
    10. Kakwani, Nanok C, 1977. "Measurement of Tax Progressivity: An International Comparison," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 87(345), pages 71-80, March.
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    1. Ivica Urban, 2009. "Kakwani decomposition of redistributive effect: Origins, critics and upgrades," Working Papers 148, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
    2. Creedy, J. & van de Ven, J., 2001. "Taxation, Reranking and Equivalence Scales," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 782, The University of Melbourne.
    3. Alf Vanags, 2010. "Tax reform in Latvia: Could it be fair?," SSE Riga/BICEPS Occasional Papers 8, Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies (BICEPS) and Stockholm School of Economics in Riga (SSE Riga).
    4. Son, Hyun H., 2012. "Evaluating social protection programs in Tajikistan," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 179-188.
    5. Hechtner, Frank, 2010. "Zur Bedeutung von Grenzsteuersätzen bei der Beurteilung von Tarifverwerfungen: Eine theoretische und empirische Analyse am Beispiel von § 32b EStG und § 34 EStG," arqus Discussion Papers in Quantitative Tax Research 104, arqus - Arbeitskreis Quantitative Steuerlehre.
    6. Lai, Ching-Chong & Liao, Chih-Hsing, 2012. "Optimal nonlinear income taxation with productive government expenditure," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 66-77.

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