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Windows Into Public Attitudes Towards Redistribution


  • Rebbecca Reed-Arthurs


  • Steven M. Sheffrin

    () (Department of Economics, Tulane University)


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  • Rebbecca Reed-Arthurs & Steven M. Sheffrin, 2010. "Windows Into Public Attitudes Towards Redistribution," Working Papers 1002, Tulane University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:tul:wpaper:1002

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    redistribution; income taxation; public opinion;

    JEL classification:

    • H23 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Externalities; Redistributive Effects; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies
    • H29 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Other

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