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Redistributive effect, progressivity and differential tax treatment: Personal income taxes in twelve OECD countries

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  • Wagstaff, Adam
  • van Doorslaer, Eddy
  • van der Burg, Hattem
  • Calonge, Samuel
  • Christiansen, Terkel
  • Citoni, Guido
  • Gerdtham, Ulf-G.
  • Gerfin, Michael
  • Gross, Lorna
  • Hakinnen, Unto

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  • Wagstaff, Adam & van Doorslaer, Eddy & van der Burg, Hattem & Calonge, Samuel & Christiansen, Terkel & Citoni, Guido & Gerdtham, Ulf-G. & Gerfin, Michael & Gross, Lorna & Hakinnen, Unto, 1999. "Redistributive effect, progressivity and differential tax treatment: Personal income taxes in twelve OECD countries," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 73-98, April.
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