Progressivity of the French Tax System: Different Channels in 1990 and 2010
Using a microsimulation model (Ines), we simulate taxes paid and transfers received by each household in a representative sample of the French population in 2010, applying and comparing the fiscal legislation of 1990 and 2010. We simulate social security contributions, income and housing taxes, indirect taxes and social benefits, but we exclude taxes on wealth and business taxes. Overall, the progressivity of the tax-benefit system did not undergo a major shift between 1990 and 2010. This stems from two changes in opposite directions: on the one hand, income taxes and social benefits are less progressive in 2010 than in 1990 while; on the other hand, social security contributions are more progressive.
|Date of creation:||2012|
|Date of revision:|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: 15 Boulevard Gabriel Peri 92244 Malakoff Cedex|
Phone: 01 41 17 50 50
Web page: http://www.insee.fr
More information through EDIRC
References listed on IDEAS
Please report citation or reference errors to , or , if you are the registered author of the cited work, log in to your RePEc Author Service profile, click on "citations" and make appropriate adjustments.:
- Anne Laferrère & David le Blanc, 2002. "Comment les aides au logement affectent-elles les loyers ?," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 351(1), pages 3-30.
When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:crs:wpdeee:g2012-08. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (D3E)
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.