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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Viard Presents Taxes, Transfers, Progressivity, And Redistribution Today At Penn

Viard (2016)Alan D. Viard (American Enterprise Institute) presents Taxes, Transfers, Progressivity, And Redistribution, Part 1, 140 Tax Notes 1437 (Sept. 5, 2016) and Part 2, 140 Tax Notes 1879 (Sept. 26, 2017) (with Sita N. Slavov (George Mason)), at Pennsylvania today as part of its Tax Policy Workshop Series hosted by Chris Sanchirico and Reed Shuldiner:

In Part 1, Slavov and Viard explain how to measure the extent of redistribution induced by a tax transfer system, the impact of the size and progressivity of taxes and transfers, and the proper comparison of the effects of taxes and transfers. In Part 2, Slavov and Viard discuss the policy issues regarding the choice of a fiscal system’s size and progressivity.

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