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Income redistribution in the European Union

Avram, Silvia and Levy, Horacio and Sutherland, Holly (2014) 'Income redistribution in the European Union.' IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 3 (1). ISSN 2193-9012

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Abstract

We explore the redistributive effects of taxes and benefits in the 27 member states of the European Union (EU) using EUROMOD, the tax-benefit microsimulation model for the EU. As well as describing redistributive effects in aggregate, we assess and compare the effectiveness of eight individual types of policy in reducing income disparities. We derive results for the 27 members of the EU using policies in effect in 2010 and present them for each country separately as well as for the EU as a whole.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2015 10:39
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2019 10:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/14203

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