Income Inequality and Fiscal Policy

 
Author/Editor: Coady, David ; Gupta, Sanjeev
 
Publication Date: June 28, 2012
 
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Summary: This note will describe recent trends in income inequality in both advanced and developing economies and how tax and expenditure policies have impacted on these trends. It will discuss how tax and expenditure policies should be designed to bring about a more equitable distribution of income, as well as to protect the most vulnerable populations during periods of fiscal consolidation.
 
Series: Staff Discussion Notes No. 12/8
Subject(s): Developed countries | Developing countries | Fiscal consolidation | Government expenditures | Income distribution | Taxation | Unemployment

Author's Keyword(s): Income inequality | fiscal policy | tax and expenditure policy
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English
Publication Date: June 28, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475504828 Format: Paper
Stock No: SDNEA2012008 Pages: 37
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English
Publication Date: June 28, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-61635-409-1 / 2221-030X Format: A web quality merged PDF
Stock No: SDNET2012008 Pages: 35
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