Swedish Tax Rates, Labor Supply, and Tax Revenues

@article{Stuart1981SwedishTR,
  title={Swedish Tax Rates, Labor Supply, and Tax Revenues},
  author={C. Stuart},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  year={1981},
  volume={89},
  pages={1020 - 1038}
}
  • C. Stuart
  • Published 1981
  • Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Effective marginal tax rates on labor income for the "representative" Swede have increased from roughly 50 percent in 1959 to 80 percent today. The effects of this increase in the level of taxation are examined using a two-sector model parameterized to correspond to the Swedish economy. The model contains a single household which allocates labor to either taxed (essentially market) or untaxed (largely household) uses. The estimated long-run effects are sufficient to explain up to 75 percent of… CONTINUE READING
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