Trends in Income Inequality

The Impact Of, and Implications For, Tax Policy

Published in: Tax Progressivity and Income Inequality / Edited by Joel Slemrod (Cambridge England ; New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press, 1994), Chapter 4, p. 95-129

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 1993

by Lynn A. Karoly

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This chapter is an essay on tax progressivity--how the tax burden is borne across income classes--and how the tax system affects the inequality of income.

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