Tax-benefit systems, income distribution and work incentives in the European Union

  title={Tax-benefit systems, income distribution and work incentives in the European Union},
  author={H. Xavier Jara and Alberto Tumino},
  • H. Xavier Jara, Alberto Tumino
  • Published 2013
In this paper we study the impact of tax-benefit systems on income inequality and work incentives across the 27 Member States of the European Union (EU). Using EUROMOD, the EU-wide taxbenefit microsimulation model, we disentangle the role of taxes, benefits and social insurance contributions in influencing country specific Gini coefficients and Marginal Effective Tax Rates. 1 This paper uses EUROMOD version 6.20. The process of extending and updating EUROMOD is financially supported by the… CONTINUE READING


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