International Trends in Income Inequality and Social Policy

In most OECD-countries income inequality has increased during the last two decades. In this paper, we investigate whether changes in the overall distribution of income can be attributed to social policy measures. For most (but not all) countries we find a possible relationship between changing welfa...

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Volume: 8
Main Author: Caminada, Koen
Goudswaard, Kees
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Boston Kluwer Academic Publishers 01.08.2001
Springer
published in: International tax and public finance Vol. 8; no. 4; pp. 395 - 415
Data of publication: 20010800
ISSN: 0927-5940
1573-6970
EISSN: 1573-6970
Discipline: Political Science
Series: International Tax and Public Finance
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