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Inequality and Fiscal Policy

Inequality and Fiscal Policy »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Ruud Mooij , Sanjeev Gupta , and Michael Keen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 September 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513567754.071

ISBN: 9781513567754

Keywords: income, tax, taxes, revenue, health

The sizeable increase in income inequality experienced in advanced economies and many parts of the world since the 1990s and the severe consequences of the global economic and financial crisis have brought distribu...

Une politique fiscale pour les pays en développement

Une politique fiscale pour les pays en développement »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , and Howell Zee

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 January 2002

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589060210.051

ISBN: 9781589060210

Keywords: Developing countries, tax incentives, tax policy, tax system, tax systems, personal income tax, taxation, tax revenue, corporate income tax, tax credits

Discusses important tax policy issues facing developing countries today, provides a review of the role of tax incentives, and identifies some policy challenges posed by the globalization of the world economy. Draws...

The Taxation of High Income Earners

The Taxation of High Income Earners »

Source: The Taxation of High Income Earners

Volume/Issue: 1993/19

Series: IMF Policy Discussion Papers

Author(s): Parthasarathi Shome

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1993

ISBN: 9781451964578

Keywords: tax rates, personal income tax, income tax, taxes, taxpayers

The 1980s trends were to lower marginal personal income tax rates, scale down rate structures, and apply the highest rate at lower levels of per capita GDP. In the 1990s, driven by fiscal deficits and unemployment,...

On the Measurement of Horizontal Inequity

On the Measurement of Horizontal Inequity »

Source: On the Measurement of Horizontal Inequity

Volume/Issue: 1995/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Peter Lambert

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

ISBN: 9781451855654

Keywords: tax system, tax performance, tax reform, tax systems, tax income

This paper makes a new attack on the old problem of measuring horizontal inequity in the income tax. Local measures of inequality of posttax income among pretax equals are proposed, which reflect alternative value...

Fiscal Restructuring in the Group of Seven Major Industrial Countries in the 1990's

Fiscal Restructuring in the Group of Seven Major Industrial Countries in the 1990's »

Source: Fiscal Restructuring in the Group of Seven Major Industrial Countries in the 1990's : Macroeconomic Effects

Volume/Issue: 1995/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Leonardo Bartolini , Steven Symansky , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451845303

Keywords: indirect taxes, capital taxes, tax increases, tax revenues, income taxes

This paper studies the fiscal restructuring of the first half of the 1990s in the major industrial countries. It presents and calibrates a simple model of the labor market and integrates it into a multi-country mac...

Taxation, Inflation, and Interest Rates

Taxation, Inflation, and Interest Rates »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 June 1984

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780939934331.071

ISBN: 9780939934331

Keywords: interest, tax, interest rates, inflation, income

Edited by Vito Tanzi, Director of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, the book consists of nine studies pertaining to monetary-fiscal links in both closed and open economies....

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy Toots, and Tax Reform: A Review

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy Toots, and Tax Reform: A Review »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

Keywords: tax reform, taxes, saving rate, income tax, tax rates

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...

Deregulation and ConsumptionSaving Dynamics in the Nordic Countries

Deregulation and ConsumptionSaving Dynamics in the Nordic Countries »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

Keywords: tax reform, taxes, saving rate, income tax, tax rates

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...

Structural Determinants of the Natural Rate of Unemployment in Canada

Structural Determinants of the Natural Rate of Unemployment in Canada »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

Keywords: tax reform, taxes, saving rate, income tax, tax rates

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...

Gaining Policy Credibility for a Disinflation: Ireland’s Experience in the EMS

Gaining Policy Credibility for a Disinflation: Ireland’s Experience in the EMS »

Source: IMF Staff papers, Volume 37 No. 1

Volume: 37

Series: IMF Staff Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1990

ISBN: 9781451956863

Keywords: tax reform, taxes, saving rate, income tax, tax rates

This paper examines factors affecting saving, policy tools, and tax reform. The literature on factors affecting saving and capital formation in industrialized countries is reviewed, and measurement problems are exa...