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Enhancing the Redistributive Role of Fiscal Policy in Developing Economies


  • Francesca Bastagli

    () (London School of Economics and Political Sceince (LSE))

  • David Coady

    () (International Monetary Fund)

  • Sanjeev Gupta

    () (International Monetary Fund)


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  • Francesca Bastagli & David Coady & Sanjeev Gupta, 2012. "Enhancing the Redistributive Role of Fiscal Policy in Developing Economies," World Bank - Inequality in Focus, The World Bank, vol. 1(3), pages 4-8, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:wbk:prminq:v01-i03-02-october-2012

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    income inequality; tax policy;

    JEL classification:

    • D30 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - General
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • H20 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - General


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