Lorenz versus Zenga Inequality Curves: a New Approach to Measuring Tax Redistribution and Progressivity
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KeywordsPersonal Income Tax; Gini Index; Microsimulation Models; Reynolds-Smolensky Index; Kakwani index; Zenga Index.;
- H23 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Externalities; Redistributive Effects; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies
- H24 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Personal Income and Other Nonbusiness Taxes and Subsidies
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-EUR-2018-01-08 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-PBE-2018-01-08 (Public Economics)
- NEP-PUB-2018-01-08 (Public Finance)
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