The Impact of Redistribution on Income Inequality in Canada and the Provinces, 1981-2010
The objective of this report is to provide an overview of trends in income inequality, defined as the Gini coefficient, in Canada and the provinces over the 1981-2010 period and to investigate the impact of redistributive policies – namely, taxes and transfers – on these trends.Income inequality is measured in terms of market income, total income, and after-tax income, with the latter considered the most important from a well-being perspective.
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- Michael R. Veall, 2012.
"Top Income Shares in Canada: Recent Trends and Policy Implications,"
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"Canadian Inequality: Recent Developments and Policy Options,"
Canadian Public Policy,
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