Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Phillip Swagel , Efraim Sadka , and Assaf Razin
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 April 2002
Keywords: dependency ratio, labor tax, tax rate, dependency, unemployment, social security, Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government,
Data for the United States and countries in Western Europe indicate a negative correlation between the dependency ratio and both labor tax rates and the generosity of social transfers, after controlling for other f...