Is It the Income Distribution or Redistribution That Affects Growth

@inproceedings{Thewissen2014IsIT,
  title={Is It the Income Distribution or Redistribution That Affects Growth},
  author={Stefan Hubert Thewissen},
  year={2014}
}
This study addresses the central question in political economy how the objectives of attaining welfare and restricting income inequality are related to each other. Thus far few studies scrutinise whether income inequality as such, or the redistributing public interventions to equalise incomes affect economic growth. This study aims to fill this gap using a panel design covering 30 OECD countries. Taking into account the limited data availability, this study finds a negative association between… CONTINUE READING

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