Redistribution policy and inequality reduction in OECD countries: What has changed in two decades?

We use a range of data sources to assess if, and to what extent, government redistribution policies have slowed or accelerated the trend towards greater income disparities in the past 20-25 years. In most countries, inequality among 'non-elderly' households has widened during most phases o...

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Volume: 571
Main Author: Immervoll, Herwig
Richardson, Linda
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2011
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 571
Data of publication: 2011
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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