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Inequality and Tax Policy



Top economists provide much-needed guidance—and some surprising conclusions—in response to rising public concerns about inequality in the US tax system.

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  • Kevin A. Hassett & R. Glenn Hubbard, 2001. "Inequality and Tax Policy," Books, American Enterprise Institute, number 53290, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:aei:rpbook:53290

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    1. Saša Ranđelović & Marko Vladisavljević, 2020. "Social Welfare Effects of Progressive Income Taxation under Increasing Inequality," Prague Economic Papers, Prague University of Economics and Business, vol. 2020(5), pages 575-599.
    2. N. Gregory Mankiw & Matthew Weinzierl, 2010. "The Optimal Taxation of Height: A Case Study of Utilitarian Income Redistribution," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 2(1), pages 155-176, February.
    3. Emmanuel Saez, 2004. "Reported Incomes and Marginal Tax Rates, 1960-2000: Evidence and Policy Implications," NBER Chapters, in: Tax Policy and the Economy, Volume 18, pages 117-174, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Sayaka Sakoda, 2020. "Inequalities and Unfair Income Distribution in Japan," World Journal of Applied Economics, WERI-World Economic Research Institute, vol. 6(1), pages 91-98, June.
    5. Pierre Pestieau & Uri M. Possen & Steven M. Slutsky, 2004. "Jointly Optimal Taxes and Enforcement Policies in Response to Tax Evasion," Journal of Public Economic Theory, Association for Public Economic Theory, vol. 6(2), pages 337-374, May.
    6. Saša Ranđelović & Marko Vladisavljević, . "Social Welfare Effects of Progressive Income Taxation under Increasing Inequality," Prague Economic Papers, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 0.
    7. George Tridimas & Stanley L. Winer, 2018. "On the Definition and Nature of Fiscal Coercion," Carleton Economic Papers 18-09, Carleton University, Department of Economics.

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    tax reform; US Economy; Inequality; fiscal; economists; AEI Press; AEI Archive;
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    JEL classification:

    • H - Public Economics


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