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The Scope of Government

Ole Borre and Elinor Scarbrough (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book is the third in the ‘Beliefs in government’ series, and examines the effects of the post‐war arrival of the welfare state in the countries of Western Europe. The welfare state inaugurated a ... More


Taxing and Spending: Tax Revolt or Tax Protest?

Maria A. Confalonieri and Kenneth Newton

in The Scope of Government

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

As the scale of government expenditures increased across post‐war Western Europe, so did levels of public disquiet at the increases in the rate of taxation required to pay for such expenditure. This ... More


Politics, Economics, Class, and Taxation

Kenneth Newton and Maria A. Confalonieri

in The Scope of Government

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294740
eISBN:
9780191598838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294743.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Examines the economic, political, and social bases of public support for, and opposition to, the tax regimes of Western Europe, finding that the political basis outweighs the other two. The chapter ... More


Carbon-Energy Taxation: Lessons from Europe

Mikael Skou Andersen and Paul Ekins (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570683
eISBN:
9780191723186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570683.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

When taxes are introduced on carbon and energy, and the revenue is used to reduce other taxes, will a positive effect be achieved both for the environment and for the economy? In 1990, Finland was ... More


Concluding Remarks

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This concluding chapter summarizes some of the key issues that have arisen in the book concerning taxation policies within the context of the development process. It then addresses some political ... More


The Impact of Urban Wage and Employment Determination on Taxation Policies

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A general model (a reduced form formulation) for determining urban wages in less developed countries (LDCs) is presented, and, taking this into account, an analysis is made on the nature of ... More


Tax Policy in the Presence of Migration and Urban Unemployment

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Two pervasive features of most less developed countries (LDCs) are the presence of persistent urban unemployment and rural to urban migration, and these phenomena are important for an analysis of ... More


Fixing U.S. International Taxation

Daniel N. Shaviro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199359752
eISBN:
9780199359776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359752.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

International tax rules, which determine how countries tax cross-border investment, are increasingly important with the rise of globalization, but the modern U.S. rules, even more than those in most ... More


Essays on the Welfare State

Richard M. Titmuss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781447349518
eISBN:
9781447349525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349518.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The author of this book was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues. It covers ... More


Some Aspects of the Wage–Productivity Hypothesis That Are Relevant for Taxation Analysis

Raaj K. Sah and Joseph E. Stiglitz

in Peasants versus City-Dwellers: Taxation and the Burden of Economic Development

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253579
eISBN:
9780191601682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253579.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A treatment of the wage–productivity hypothesis, which states that the wage a firm pays or the prices its workers face may have an important effect on the productivity of its workforce is presented. ... More


Social policy and the wealthy

Karen Rowlingson and Stephen Mckay

in Wealth and the Wealthy: Exploring and Tackling Inequalities Between Rich and Poor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847423085
eISBN:
9781447305620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423085.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses three main areas of policy: equal opportunity policy, taxation policy and original income and wealth policy. All three are needed in order to reduce the gap between rich and ... More


Taxation as a Human Rights Issue: Gender and Substantive Equality

Sandra Fredman

in Tax, Inequality, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190882228
eISBN:
9780190882266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882228.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter suggests a four-dimensional conception of substantive equality to evaluate the gendered impacts of taxation policies from a human rights perspective. The four-dimensional framework of ... More


Different Questions, Different Answers

George C. Edwards III

in Predicting the Presidency: The Potential of Persuasive Leadership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170374
eISBN:
9781400880980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170374.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the relative utility of the strategic position and persuasion perspectives in explaining the potential of presidential leadership by focusing on several prominent issues arising ... More


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