Income Distribution and Tax, and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries

Chu, Ke-Young, Davoodi, Hamid and Gupta, Sanjeev (2000). Income Distribution and Tax, and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries. UNU-WIDER.

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    Author Chu, Ke-Young
    Davoodi, Hamid
    Gupta, Sanjeev
    Title Income Distribution and Tax, and Government Social Spending Policies in Developing Countries
    Volume/Issue No. 2000/214
    Publication Date 2000
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 59
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper reviews income distribution in developing (and transition) countries in recent decades. On average, before-tax income distribution is less unequal in developing countries than it is in industrial countries. However, unlike industrial countries,

    Keyword Expenditures
    Public
    Government spending policy
    Income distribution
    Taxation
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2000
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 7828233
    ISBN 9524551187
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