Does Financial Deregulation Boost Top Incomes? Evidence from the Big Bang

We estimate the impact of financial market deregulation on top income shares. Using the novel synthetic control method to investigate the two ‘Big Bangs’ of financial deregulation, the UK in 1986 and Japan in 1997–9, we find that pre‐tax top income shares increased after both deregulation episodes....

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Volume: 85
Main Author: Tanndal, Julia
Waldenström, Daniel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.04.2018
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published in: Economica (London) Vol. 85; no. 338; pp. 232 - 265
Data of publication: April 2018
ISSN: 0013-0427
EISSN: 1468-0335
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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