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Trends in top income shares in Finland in 1966- 2007
This paper provides new evidence about the evolution of top incomes in Finland over the period 1966-2007. Using micro data we construct estimates of shares of top income groups. The paper shows how the proportion of ...
The Welfare Effects of Health-Based Food Tax Policy
(Tampereen yliopisto, 2011)
This paper examines the effects of health-oriented food tax reforms on the distribution of tax payments, food demand and health outcomes. Unlike earlier work, we also take into account the uncertainty related to both demand ...
Taxation of Income from Labour and Capital in Finland - Towards Greater or Lesser Equality?
The structure and reforms of the direct tax system over the last two decades is summarized, emphasizing the tax base broadening implemented with dual income taxation and contrasting it to the tax system of the 1980’s. ...
On optimal lifetime redistribution policy
(Tampereen yliopisto, 2007)
Abstract: In this paper we examine various aspects of the optimal lifetime redistribution policy within a cohort. We characterise optimal redistribution policy when society consists of individuals who do not differ only ...
Väestön keskittymisestä keskittymissyklin huipulla, vv. 1975 -2000
On Economic Poverty in Finland in the 1990s
We have examined recent trends in the poverty in Finland using two data sourees, the Household Budget Survey (HBS) and the Income Distribution statistics (IDS). We have drawn on the recent literature on poverty analysis ...
WHEN IS MONEY NEUTRAL UNDER FLEXIBLE EXCHANGE RATES?
(Tampereen yliopisto, 2008)
The paper studies the conditions for the neutrality of money under flexible exchange rates in an extended real-wage Mundell-Fleming model, with special emphasis on the specification of the behavior functions to correspond ...
CHARITABLE CONSERVATISM, POVERTY RADICALISM AND GOOD OLD FASHIONED INEQUALITY AVERSION
(Tampereen yliopisto, 2010)
In his Presidential Address to the European Economic Association, Tony Atkinson introduced the idea of a "Charitable Conservatism" position in public policy, which "exhibits degree of concern for the poor, but this is the ...
Urban Governance, Competition, and Welfare
The market mechanism of spatial resource allocation is examined in a system of cities, where social welfare depends on city size. The competitive dynamics of the system is a product of the interplay between people’s ...
A Note on the Two-Sector Model of Regional Factor Allocation
The standard neoclassical Two-Sector Model of inter-regional factor allocation says that a positive demand shock in one region starts immigration of both labour and capital into the region, but that the market adjustment ...