The Distribution and Redistribution of Income

  • Peter J. Lambert
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Part of the Current Issues in Economics book series (CIE)

Abstract

The 1970s and 1980s brought renewed interest, both theoretic and empirical, in matters of income distribution and redistribution. How may we evaluate trends in income distribution through time, and differences between countries? Is the income tax ‘a good thing’? What constitutes an improvement in an income tax?

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© Peter J. Lambert 1992

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