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Means-Tested Benefits, Incentives and Earnings Distributions


  • Creedy, J.
  • Scutella, R.


This paper considers the question whether it is possible, using information about only the distribution of earnings, to identify some of the labour supply incentive effects of a tax and transfer system.

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  • Creedy, J. & Scutella, R., 2000. "Means-Tested Benefits, Incentives and Earnings Distributions," Department of Economics - Working Papers Series 752, The University of Melbourne.
  • Handle: RePEc:mlb:wpaper:752
    Note: This paper has now been published in: Creedy, J. and Scutella, R. (2001), Earnings Distributions and Means-Tested Benefits, Australian Economic Papers, 40, no.3, pp. 373-386.

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    JEL classification:

    • D80 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - General
    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • D30 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - General
    • C00 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - General


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