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A Richer Model of the Labour Market

A. B. Atkinson

in Public Economics in Action

Published in print October 1996 | ISBN: 9780198292166
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191595875 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198292163.003.0005

Series: The Lindahl Lectures

 A Richer Model of the Labour Market

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The theoretical models used, explicitly or implicitly, in policy analysis tend to ignore much relevant real‐world complexities. This chapter considers the incidence of tax reform in a model that allows for labour market segmentation.

Keywords: dual labour market; incidence; income distribution; labour market; segmentation; social security; tax reform; taxation

Chapter.  5939 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Economics

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