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On measuring inequity in taxation: a new approach

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  • Kakwani, Nanak
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  • Kakwani, Nanak & Lambert, Peter J., 1998. "On measuring inequity in taxation: a new approach," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 369-380, May.
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    2. 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.
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    5. Ivica Urban, 2009. "Kakwani decomposition of redistributive effect: Origins, critics and upgrades," Working Papers 148, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
    6. Creedy, J. & van de Ven, J., 2001. "Taxation, Reranking and Equivalence Scales," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 782, The University of Melbourne.
    7. Son, Hyun H., 2012. "Evaluating social protection programs in Tajikistan," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 179-188.
    8. Simone Pellegrino & Achille Vernizzi, 2018. "Decomposing the Redistributive Effect of Taxation to Reveal Axiom Violations," Working papers 049, Department of Economics and Statistics (Dipartimento di Scienze Economico-Sociali e Matematico-Statistiche), University of Torino.
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    10. 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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