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Perché le riforme negli anni sessanta hanno avuto scarso successo: il caso della riforma tributaria. (Why reforms had limited success in the sixties: the case of the tax reform)


  • Antonio Pedone

    () (Sapienza Università di Roma)


The article provides a portrait of Paolo Sylos Labini as a reformer, inspired by the aim to change society through gradual “structural reforms” that reduce inequalities and enlarge freedom. Text of the speech given at the conference "Paolo Sylos Labini e la politica delle riforme", held at Sapienza University of Rome on 04 December 2015, organized by the Accademia dei Lincei with Economia Civile.

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  • Antonio Pedone, 2016. "Perché le riforme negli anni sessanta hanno avuto scarso successo: il caso della riforma tributaria. (Why reforms had limited success in the sixties: the case of the tax reform)," Moneta e Credito, Economia civile, vol. 69(273), pages 65-82.
  • Handle: RePEc:psl:moneta:2016:6

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    1. Paolo Sylos Labini (Paolo Sylos Labini’s 1962 testimony), 2015. "Interrogatorio del prof. Sylos Labini," Moneta e Credito, Economia civile, vol. 68(270), pages 219-269.
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    Italy; Sixties; Tax Reform; Paolo Sylos Labini;

    JEL classification:

    • H20 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - General
    • B31 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - Individuals
    • N34 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - Europe: 1913-


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