Do Progressive Taxes Reduce Wage Pressure?
AbstractIncreased tax progressivity raises the elasticity of labour demand with respect to consumer wages which implies that labour unions subtitute wages with employment. This paper investigates the effects to tax prograssivity on wages using Nerwegian establishment level panel data.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Oslo University, Department of Economics in its series Memorandum with number 38/1996.
Length: 35 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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WAGES; TAXATION; PANEL DATA;
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- J38 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Public Policy
- J51 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Trade Unions: Objectives, Structure, and Effects
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- Roed, Knut & Strom, Steinar, 2002.
" Progressive Taxes and the Labour Market: Is the Trade-Off between Equality and Efficiency Inevitable?,"
Journal of Economic Surveys,
Wiley Blackwell, vol. 16(1), pages 77-110, February.
- Roed,K. & Strom,S., 1999. "Progressive taxes and the labour market : is the trade-off between equality and efficiency inevitable?," Memorandum 19/1999, Oslo University, Department of Economics.
- Sorensen, Peter Birch, 1999. "Optimal tax progressivity in imperfect labour markets," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 6(3), pages 435-452, September.
- Kåre Johansen, 2002. "Regional Wage Curves Empirical Evidence from Norway," Working Paper Series 0302, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
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