Tax Reform of the Century -- the Swedish Experiment
Describes the 1991 reform of Sweden's tax system ("the most far-reaching reform in any industrialized country in the postwar period"); examines behavioral responses (impact on consumption, housing, and labor supply). Reviews the lessons from a major evaluation effort, sponsored by the Swedish government and involving a large number of researchers.
Volume (Year): 49 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
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Working Paper Series
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NBER Working Papers
0254, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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"Intertemporal Substitution in Consumption,"
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1995-17, Uppsala - Working Paper Series.
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