The redistributive effect of social transfer programmes and taxes: A decomposition across countries

The aim of this article is to offer detailed information of the redistributive impact of social transfer programmes and taxes in 28 Member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co‐operation and Development, employing data that have been computed from the Luxembourg Income Study's micro‐lev...

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Volume: 65
Main Author: Wang, Chen
Caminada, Koen
Goudswaard, Kees
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.07.2012
published in: International social security review (English edition) Vol. 65; no. 3; pp. 27 - 48
Data of publication: 2012-07
ISSN: 0020-871X
EISSN: 1468-246X
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: This study is part of the research programme “Reforming Social Security”. Financial support of Foundation Instituut GAK is gratefully acknowledged. Chen Wang is funded by the China Scholarship Council. We thank Palvolgyi Balazs, Jim Been, When‐Hao Chen, Marike Knoef, Arnaldur Sölvi Kristjánsson, Susan Kuivalainen, Judith Niehues, and Olaf van Vliet for useful suggestions and for comments on an earlier draft and presentations of this paper. The usual disclaimer applies.
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