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Dynamic Income Taxation, Redistribution, and the Ratchet Effect

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  • Dillen, M.
  • Lundholm, M.

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  • Dillen, M. & Lundholm, M., 1992. "Dynamic Income Taxation, Redistribution, and the Ratchet Effect," Papers 1992-3, Uppsala - Working Paper Series.
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