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A theory of inequality and taxation

by Patricia Apps

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Taxation.,
  • Income distribution.,
  • Tax incidence.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatricia Apps.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHJ2321 .A66 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4258355M
    ISBN 100521234379
    LC Control Number81003881

      In it, Piketty expands upon his empirical work of the last 10 years, while also setting forth a political theory of inequality. This last element of the book gives special attention to tax policy.   In this week’s magazine, I’ve got a lengthy piece about “Capital in the Twenty-first Century,” a new book about rising inequality by Thomas Piketty, a .

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    relationship between democracy, redistribution, and inequality may be more complex than the standard model might suggest. First, democracy may be “captured” or “constrained.” In particular, even though democracy clearly changes the distribution of de jure power in society (e.g., Acemoglu and Robinson, ), policy outcomes. She has also co-authored two books, Field Guide to the Global Economy (New Press, 2nd edition, ) and Alternatives to Economic Globalization (Berrett-Koehler, 2nd edition, ). Chuck Collins He is the author of the books, Is Inequality in America Irreversible? and Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality.


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[Patricia Apps] -- The author presents a theory of institutional inequality in which, in analysing taxation she shows that tax incidence depends upon the causes of inequality. Inequality and poverty have returned with a vengeance in recent decades.

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Book Review; Published: 01 March ; A Theory of Inequality and Taxation. Kerry Schott Author: Kerry Schott. Taxes and Inequality LEONARD E. BURMAN* I. INTRODUCTION The creation of the individual and corporate income taxes was largely motivated by concerns about equity.1 At the turn of the twen-tieth century, the federal government relied on regressive tariffs and excise taxes for most of its financing.

Progressive Democrats and. A Theory of Persistent Income Inequality STEVEN N. DURLAUF Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wl and National Bureau of Economic Research This paper explores the dynamics of income inequality by studying the evolution of human capital investment and neighborhood choice for a population of families.

A Theory of Persistent Income Inequality Steven N. Durlauf. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in April NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth Program This paper explores the dynamics of income inequality by studying the evolution of human capital investment and neighborhood choice for a population of families.

Causes and Consequences of Income Inequality: A Global Perspective Prepared by Era Dabla-Norris, Kalpana Kochhar, Frantisek Ricka, Nujin Suphaphiphat, and Evridiki Tsounta (with contributions from Preya Sharma and Veronique Salins)1 Authorized for distribution by Siddharh Tiwari June JEL Classification Numbers: D63, D31,H23,Cited by: ment models, the Davis-Moore theory, power elite studies, Lenski's evolutionary theory, Habermas' analysis of distorted communications, and world-systems theory can be subsumed under the frameuwrk.

One of the classic concerns of sociology has been to identify the sources of social inequality. Since World War II the discussion has often taken the. Inequality, Taxation and Intergenerational Transmission, Volume 26 Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 25 Inequality after the 20th Century: Papers from the Sixth ECINEQ Meeting, Volume This discussion of inequality and taxation is part of a series which aims to cover a broad spectrum of topics related to economic inequality.

The topics covered include such areas as income redistribution, tax changes following the Tax Reform Act ofand alternative tax structures.

Many of the book's pages are spent marshalling the evidence that 21st-century capitalism is on a one-way journey towards inequality – unless we do. Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a book by French economist Thomas focuses on wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States since the 18th century.

It was initially published in French (as Le Capital au XXIe siècle) in August ; an English translation by Arthur Goldhammer followed in April The book's central thesis is that when the rate of return Author: Thomas Piketty. Developed by the Commitment to Equity Institute at Tulane, the book examines both the theory and the practical methods for determining the impact of taxation and public spending on inequality and.

The theory behind the notion of cutting the corporate tax being a good thing for workers is that it would boost investment — that corporations would increase their stock of equipment and that it. Capital and Ideology Thomas Piketty, translated by Arthur Goldhammer Harvard University Press, $ (cloth) The English publication of Capital in the Twenty-First Century made the French economist Thomas Piketty a household name.

The bestselling book, and the discussions that surrounded its release, decisively shifted the public conversation about economic inequality. Introduction to Sociology 2e Theories of Race and Ethnicity. Table of contents. My highlights Print functionalism, conflict theory, and symbolic interactionism.

As you read through these theories, ask yourself which one makes the most sense and why. Functionalism. In the view of functionalism, racial and ethnic inequalities must. Income Inequality: Theory Paul ’ s Marginal Utility Peter ’ s Marginal Utility O I* O’ Income Inequality in the US Over Time Question: What fraction of all household income is received by the poorest fifth (quintile - Substantial tax cuts at the bottom (Earned Income Tax Credit) in s.

“Piketty’s The Economics of Inequality is an excellent book and a great companion to Capital. This book is a remarkable mix of extensive data, attention to theory, and concern for policy.” This book is a remarkable mix of extensive data, attention to theory, and concern for policy.”4/4(30).

Cauchy Schwarz Master Class is already pretty good. * Another book that is considered classic in inequalities is Inequalities by G. Hardy, J. Littlewood, G. Pólya. * Another book I quite enjoyed was: Inequalities: A Mathematical Olympiad A.

[ This book was one of our most anticipated titles of March. See the full list. To be fair, the book does advance at least the outline of a grand theory of inequality, which might be described as.America countries: “ where high income inequality prevents increasing tax revenues, which in turn prevents the state to act as a provider of equality of opportunities, and which in the long run keeps inequalities high.”2 In the case of Brazil, however, that combines high socioeconomic inequality and high tax revenue mobilization, this theory.If you would be interested in the links between economic growth and inequality, then I'd suggest the recent book by Oded Galor called Unified Growth Theory which is a must read for background on.