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  • François Marical
  • Marco Mira d'Ercole
  • Maria Vaalavuo
  • Gerlinde Verbist
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    This report looks at the effects on the distribution of household income of those government-provided services that confer a personal benefit to users. While most of the comparative evidence of the size and evolution of income inequalities in OECD countries relies on the concept of household disposable income, integrating the effects of these government services is important for both conceptual and practical reasons: first, as the tax burden levied on households represent a deduction from their disposable income, it is important to account for the services which governments provide... Le présent rapport examine les effets sur la distribution du revenu des services assurés par les administrations publiques qui confèrent des avantages directs aux ménages qui en sont bénéficiaires. Alors que l’essentiel des données comparatives sur l’ampleur et l’évolution des inégalités de revenu dans les pays de l’OCDE se fonde sur le concept de revenu disponible des ménages, il est important de prendre en compte les services assurés par les administrations publiques pour des raisons aussi bien conceptuelles que pratiques : premièrement, parce qu’il est important, étant donné que la charge fiscale imposée aux ménages vient en déduction de leur revenu imposable, de tenir compte des services...

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    Paper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers with number 45.

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    Date of creation: 21 Dec 2006
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    1. Dolls, Mathias & Fuest, Clemens & Peichl, Andreas, 2009. "Automatic Stabilizers and Economic Crisis: US vs. Europe," IZA Discussion Papers 4310, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    2. Tim Callan & Tim Smeeding & Panos Tsakloglou, 2008. "Short-run distributional effects of public education transfers to tertiary education students in seven European countries," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 275-288.
    3. Alari Paulus & Holly Sutherland & Panos Tsakloglou, 2010. "The distributional impact of in-kind public benefits in European countries," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(2), pages 243-266.

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