Chapter

 Redistribution of Income

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution

Published in print March 2006 | ISBN: 9780195300918
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199783441 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195300912.003.0012
  Redistribution of Income

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This chapter focuses on the role of the government in ensuring basic needs and how that may be managed through income taxes and public expenditure. The analysis is mainly done in the framework of income flows to and from quantiles of households.

Keywords: basic needs; income mobility; income redistribution; income taxes; progressive marginal tax rates; public expenditure

Chapter.  4020 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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