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Taxes, Transfers and the Macroeconomy

  • Alonso-Ortiz, Jorge

Taxes and transfers are widespread institutions among middle income and high income countries. In this chapter I survey main aggregate features of such institutions and features of the labor market. To study the relation between taxes and transfers and labor market outcomes I survey some important results in the literature. The main selection criteria for this survey is the use of general equilibrium models.

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