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How People perceive the Welfare State. A real effort experiment

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  • Ottone, Stefania

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  • Ponzano, Ferruccio

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The main activity of a welfare state is to impose taxes in order to collect money to provide services. In this paper we want to test subjects' perception of these two steps in the lab. In particular, using a real effort experiment as a tool, we aim at measuring both the labour supply and the consensus as the level of taxation and the efficiency of the welfare state vary.

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Paper provided by Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS in its series POLIS Working Papers with number 101.

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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2008
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Handle: RePEc:uca:ucapdv:101

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  1. Marchese, Carla, 2008. "The limits to growth then and now," POLIS Working Papers 105, Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS.
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