Tax progressivity and top incomes evidence from tax reforms

We study the link between tax progressivity and top income shares. Using variation from Western tax reforms in the 1980s and 1990s and synthetic control method estimation, we find that reductions in tax progressivity had large and lasting positive impacts on top income shares. The effects are larges...

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Volume: 18
Main Author: Rubolino, Enrico
Waldenstrom, Daniel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: LONDON SPRINGERNATURE 01.09.2020
Springer Nature B.V
published in: Journal of economic inequality Vol. 18; no. 3; pp. 261 - 289
Data of publication: 2020-09-01
ISSN: 1569-1721
1573-8701
EISSN: 1573-8701
Discipline: Economics
Sociology & Social History
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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