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Taxation and inequality in developing countries - Lessons from the recent experience of Latin America

Taxation and inequality in developing countries - Lessons from the recent experience of Latin America

Abstract: This paper aims to advance understanding about the relationship between taxation and inequality in developing countries, focusing on the recent experience of Latin America. Although the tax…
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Going Where the Money Is: Strategies for Taxing Economic Elites in Unequal Democracies

Going Where the Money Is: Strategies for Taxing Economic Elites in Unequal Democracies

  Summary How can policymakers circumvent obstacles to taxing economic elites? This question is critical for developing countries, especially in Latin America where strengthening tax capacity…
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Private Wealth and Public Revenue in Latin America: Business Power and Tax Politics

Private Wealth and Public Revenue in Latin America: Business Power and Tax Politics

  Description Inequality and taxation are fundamental problems of modern times. How and when can democracies tax economic elites? This book develops a theoretical framework that refines and…
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Top Income Shares, Business Profits, and Effective Tax Rates in Contemporary Chile

Top Income Shares, Business Profits, and Effective Tax Rates in Contemporary Chile

  Abstract We contribute to research on inequality and world top incomes by presenting the first calculations of Chilean top income shares and effective tax rates using individual tax return…
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Top Income Shares, Business Profits, and Effective Tax Rates in Contemporary Chile
  • Saturday, 12 September 2015
  • Tasha Fairfield and Michel Jorratt

Top Income Shares, Business Profits, and Effective Tax Rates in Contemporary Chile

  ICTD Working Paper 17: Summary This paper contributes to the burgeoning research on inequality and top incomes around the globe by presenting the first available estimates of top income shares…
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