Income inequality, redistributive preferences and the extent of redistribution

an empirical application of optimal tax approach

We examine empirically the relationship between the extent of redistribution and the components of the Mirrlees framework, with a focus on inherent inequality and government’s redistributive preferences. We have constructed our income distribution variables from the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) dat...

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Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS), asbl 2018
Edition: Version: July 2018
Data of publication: 2018
Series: LIS working paper series
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: ECONIS
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