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Essays in Public Finance

Varela, Peter


This thesis presents three papers in the field of empirical public finance. The first two papers are related, and are based on the concept of the Inequality Deflator, while the third paper is an applied empirical paper looking at gender differences in tax filing behaviour. The first paper estimates the inequality deflator for the Australian economy using a novel approach based on dynamic microsimulation. An Inequality Deflator is a measure of the cost ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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