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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 ...
Trends in Top Income Shares in Finland
This paper provides new evidence about the evolution of top incomes in Finland over the period 1966 - 2002. Using micro data we construct estimates of shares of top income groups. The paper shows how the proportion of ...
Economic Poverty in Finland 1971 - 2004
We have examined trends in the economic poverty in Finland using two data sources, the IDS (Income Distribution Survey) and the CES (Consumption Expenditure Survey). We have drawn on the recent literature on poverty analysis ...
Effects of a Tax-Transfer Scheme on Migration
A general equilibrium elaboration of the classic model of inter-regional migration is used to examine the effects of a local tax-transfer scheme on migration. It is shown that a fair tax-transfer scheme, which does not ...
Fiscal consequences of greater openness: from tax avoidance and tax arbitrage to revenue growth
Revenue from corporation tax and taxes on capital income, net of revenue loss from deductibility of interest, as a percentage of the GDP has tripled in Finland over the past two decades. This is argued to result from greater ...
Understanding the Evolution of Inequality During Transition: The Optimal Income Taxation Framework
(Tampereen yliopisto, 2003)
What explains the spectacular increases in inequality of disposable income in transitional economies of Central and Eastern Europe? There are at least two possible explanations. First, the pre-tax distribution of income ...
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 ...
Entrepreneur's Choice of Tax Base: Earned or Capital Income
(Tampereen yliopisto, 2002)
The determination of the entrepreneur’s tax burden in the dual income tax system is studied. The dual system taxes income from capital at a flat rate, but earned income at progressive rates. The media view claims the ...
Does Worker Turnover Improve Productivity Growth?
DOES PHYSICAL CAPACITY EXPLAIN THE HEIGHT PREMIUM?
(Tampereen yliopisto, 2010)
The paper examines the role of physical capacity in the determination of the height premium by using the "Health 2000 in Finland" data that contain both self-reported information on the physical strenuousness of work, ...