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20 jaar belastingen en uitkeringen in België in vogelperspectief


  • André Decoster
  • Toon Vanheukelom


-We gebruiken ons microsimulatiemodel om 20 jaar beleidskeuzes in België samen te vatten. -We berekenen koopkrachteffecten en veranderingen in werkincentieven voor de periodes 1992-2001, 2001-2007 en 2007-2012. -De keuze van het referentiescenario van "ongewijzigd beleid" is cruciaal: ofwel passen we het systeem aan met inflatie, ofwel garanderen we dat alles welvaartsvast is. -Het beleid van de laatste twee decennia heeft de herverdeling versterkt, maar de werkprikkels verslechterd. -Tegen de achtergrond van welvaartsvastheid van uitkeringen is een belangrijk deel van de herverdeling na 2000 een inhaaloperatie voor de saneringen van de jaren negentig. -De werkbonus is een maatregel die de werkprikkels verbetert zonder dat er ingeboet wordt aan herverdeling.

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  • André Decoster & Toon Vanheukelom, 2015. "20 jaar belastingen en uitkeringen in België in vogelperspectief," Working Papers Department of Economics 495027, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ete:ceswps:495027

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