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How states can influence inequality with tax and spending tools

Hayes, Thomas and Vidal, D. Xavier Medina (2015) How states can influence inequality with tax and spending tools. USApp– American Politics and Policy Blog (02 Jul 2015). Website.

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While much of the debate and discussion on how to address inequality has been focussed on the role of the federal government, state governments also have a role to play. In new research, Thomas Hayes and D. Xavier Medina Vidal find that states which have higher levels of cash assistance and unemployment compensation and higher corporate tax revenues have lower levels of inequality.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science.
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 09:06
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 07:49

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