Search for dissertations about: "regressive taxation"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words regressive taxation.

  1. 1. An indirect route to equality taxing consumers to build the Swedish welfare state

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Gunnar Lantz; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; progressivity; economic history; consumption taxes; VAT; tax incidence; regressive taxation; inequality; income distribution; equity; distributive justice; fairness; household budget surveys; tax policy; welfare state; postwar era; institutions; corporatism; EEC; EFTA; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The question of who paid for the welfare state in postwar Sweden has been subject to extensive debate. Many have focused on the comparatively high, and steeply progressive, taxes on income. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on the Politics of Taxation

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Per F. Andersson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-04-24]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Taxation; Democracy; Economic history; Redistribution; Political economy; Beskattning; Demokrati; Ekonomisk historia; Omfördelning; Politisk ekonomi;

    Abstract : Taxation is a key activity of any state and a constant point of political struggle. The structure of taxation is continuously changing and evolving, and its size has grown dramatically during the last two hundred years. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studies in empirical public economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Douglas Lundin; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; nationalekonomi; Economics;

    Abstract : Essay 1 studies the redistributional effect of commodity taxes. In the recent literature commodity taxes have been shown to be far less regressive in relation to measures of lifetime resources than in relation to annual income. This suggests that commodity taxation might not have the adverse distributive effect previously believed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Labour Market Structure and Policies

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institutet för internationell ekonomi

    Author : Mirco Tonin; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; minimum wage; tax evasion; wage distribution; Hungary; in-work benefits; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of three essays on labour market structure and policies.Minimum Wage and Tax Evasion: Theory builds a theoretical model to analyse the interaction between minimum wage legislation and tax evasion by employed labour. READ MORE

  5. 5. Distributional Side Effects of Tax Policies: An Analysis of Tax Avoidance and Congestion Tolls

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Hanna Armelius; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics; Congestion tolls; Tax avoidance; Income distribution; Distributional effects; Nationalekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays.Essay 1This essay examines the effects of tax avoidance on saving and income distribution. In an intertemporal model taxes can be avoided through asset trade. We find that including an avoidance response to taxation will increase all the negative distortions of increased tax progressivity. READ MORE