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Labour supply and income distribution effects of the working income tax benefit: a general equilibrium microsimulation analysis


  • Nabil Annabi


  • Youssef Boudribila


  • Simon Harvey



C15, D33, D58, J08, I32, O51 Copyright Annabi et al.; licensee Springer. 2013

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  • Nabil Annabi & Youssef Boudribila & Simon Harvey, 2013. "Labour supply and income distribution effects of the working income tax benefit: a general equilibrium microsimulation analysis," IZA Journal of Labor Policy, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-33, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:izalpo:v:2:y:2013:i:1:p:1-33:10.1186/2193-9004-2-19 DOI: 10.1186/2193-9004-2-19

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    6. Dany Brouillette & Bernard Fortin, 2008. "Impact de la Prime au travail sur l'effort au travail : une approche expérimentale," CIRANO Project Reports 2008rp-01, CIRANO.
    7. Nabil Annabi & Maxime Fougere & Min Li, 2013. "Foreign Competition and Income Distribution in Canada: A Dynamic Microsimulation CGE Model Analysis," International Economic Journal, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(4), pages 525-547, December.
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    2. Ozana Nadoveza Tomislav Sekur Marija Beg, 2016. "General Equilibrium Effects of Lower Labor Tax Burden in Croatia," Zagreb International Review of Economics and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, vol. 19(SCI), pages 1-13, December.
    3. Don Drummond & Evan Capeluck & Matthew Calver, 2015. "The Key Challenge for Canadian Public Policy: Generating Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth," CSLS Research Reports 2015-11, Centre for the Study of Living Standards.


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