Hector Sala

Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics

Associate Professor

Departament d'Economia Aplicada

Bellaterra, 08193

Spain

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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The European Phillips Curve: Does the NAIRU Exist?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Sep 2003
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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inflation, unemployment, Phillips curve, nominal inertia, monetary policy, business cycles, forward-looking expectations, homogeneous dynamic panels, panel unit root tests

The European Phillips Curve: Does the NAIRU Exist?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Dec 2003
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Unemployment in the European Union: Institutions, Prices, and Growth

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Sep 2003
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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unemployment, natural rate, labor market shocks, chain reaction theory, employment, labor force participation, wage determination, dynamic contributions, homogeneous dynamic panels, panel unit root tests

Long-Run Inflation-Unemployment Dynamics: The Spanish Phillips Curve and Economic Policy

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Dec 2002
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Inflation-unemployment Tradeoff, Phillips Curve, Staggered Wage Contracts, Nominal Inertia, Forward-looking Expectations, Monetary Policy

Long-Run Inflation-Unemployment Dynamics: The Spanish Phillips Curve and Economic Policy

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Jan 2003
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Inflation-unemployment tradeoff, Phillips curve, staggered wage contracts, nominal inertia, forward-looking expectations, monetary policy

The Macroeconomics of the Labor Market: Three Fundamental Views

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2480
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Dec 2006
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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unemployment, interactive labor market dynamics, interplay of lags and shocks, frictional growth, growth drivers

The Macroeconomics of the Labor Market: Three Fundamental Views

XREAP No. 2006-15
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2011
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Unemployment, interactive labor market dynamics, interplay of lags and shocks, frictional growth, growth drivers

Phillips Curves and Unemployment Dynamics: A Critique and a Holistic Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2265, UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2008ECON08
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Natural rate of unemployment, new Phillips Curve, frictional growth, inflation-unemployment tradeoff, inflation dynamics, unemployment dynamics, impulse response function

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A Reappraisal of the Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Dec 2002
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Inflation, Unemployment, Phillips Curve, Nominal Inertia, Wage-price Staggering, Monetary Policy, Business Cycles, Forward-looking Expectations

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Oil Price Shocks and Labor Market Fluctuations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5096
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Jaume I University - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Girona
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oil prices, unemployment, vacancies, business fluctuations

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Unemployment in the European Union: A Dynamic Reappraisal

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Aug 2002
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Unemployment, Natural Rate, NAIRU, Labor Market Shocks, Employment, Labor Force Participation, Wage Determination, Intertemporal Adjustments, Homogeneous Dynamic Panels, Panel Unit Root Tests

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Unemployment, Growth and Fiscal Policy: New Insights on the Hysteresis Hypothesis

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 May 2004
Xavier Raurich, Hector Sala and Valeri Sorolla
Universitat de Girona - Departament d'Economia - Facultat de Ciències Econòmiques i Empresarials, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economics and Business Studies
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Unemployment, hysteresis, multiple equilibria, economic growth, fiscal policy

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Real Unit Labour Costs in Eurozone Countries: Drivers and Clusters

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8258
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Jaume I University - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Girona
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real unit labour costs, Eurozone, real wages, capital intensity, technology

Labour Market Dynamics in Australia: What Drives Unemployment?

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2008 ECON 26
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2008
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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Labour market dynamics, capital accumulation, chain reaction theory

Labour Market Dynamics in Australia: What Drives Unemployment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3924
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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labour market dynamics, capital accumulation, chain reaction theory

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The Wage-Productivity Gap Revisited: Is the Labour Share Neutral to Employment?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5092
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Aug 2010
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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wages, productivity, labour income share, employment

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The Tax System Incidence on Unemployment: A Country-Specific Analysis for the OECD Economies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2226
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2006
University of Valencia and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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unemployment, unemployment persistence, fiscal wedge, payroll tax bias

The Evolution of Inflation and Unemployment: Explaining the Roaring Nineties

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2900
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jul 2007
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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inflation dynamics, unemployment dynamics, Phillips curve, roaring nineties

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The US Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff: Methodological Issues and Further Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4252
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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inflation, unemployment, money growth, SVAR, GMM, structural modelling, chain reactions

Productivity Growth and the Phillips Curve: A Reassessment of the US Experience

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4299
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jul 2009
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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new Phillips curve, frictional growth, productivity growth, stagflating seventies, roaring nineties, impulse response functions

Productivity Growth and the Phillips Curve: A Reassessment of the US Experience

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2008 ECON 06
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Hector Sala and Marika Karanassou
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics
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New Phillips curve, frictional growth, productivity growth, stagflating

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Factor Shares, the Price Markup, and the Elasticity of Substitution between Capital and Labor

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5992
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
Xavier Raurich, Hector Sala and Valeri Sorolla
University of Barcelona, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Faculty of Economics and Business Studies
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elasticity of substitution, price markup, factor shares, capital deepening

Capital Accumulation and Unemployment: New Insights on the Nordic Experience

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3066
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Oct 2007
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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unemployment dynamics, chain reaction theory, capital accumulation, Nordic countries

Capital Accumulation and Unemployment: New Insights on the Nordic Experience

Cambridge Journal of Economics, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 977-1001, 2008
Posted: 07 Nov 2008
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences

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Unemployment Dynamics, Chain Reaction Theory, Capital Accumulation, Nordic Countries

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The Effects of Globalization and Technology on the Elasticity of Substitution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10898
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Jul 2017
Hector Sala and Pedro Trivín
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona
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labor share, capital-output ratio, elasticity of substitution, globalization, technology

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The Rise and Fall of Spanish Unemployment: A Chain Reaction Theory Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3712
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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labour market dynamics, frictional growth, chain reaction theory, capital accumulation, impulse response function

Flexibility at the Margin and Labor Market Volatility in OECD Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3293
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
Hector Sala, José I. Silva and Manuel Toledo
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics, University of Girona and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics
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separation costs, volatility, flexibility at the margin, matching model

Flexibility at the Margin and Labor Market Volatility in OECD Countries

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2012
Hector Sala, José I. Silva and Manuel Toledo
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics, University of Girona and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Department of Economics
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Flexibility at the margin, Volatility, Separation costs, Matching model

The (Ir)Relevance of the Nru for Policy Making: The Case of Denmark

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2397
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics, University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences
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unemployment, natural rate of unemployment, labour market dynamics, frictional growth, chain reaction theory

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Should the Rich Be Taxed More? The Fiscal Inequality Coefficient

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10978
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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fiscal policy, progressive income taxation, inequality, effective income tax rate, fiscal inequality coefficient

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Labor Productivity and Vocational Training: Evidence from Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6171
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Hector Sala and José I. Silva
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Girona
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continuous vocational training, labor productivity growth

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Distributional Consequences of Capital Accumulation, Globalisation and Financialisation in the US

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7244
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Mar 2013
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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income distribution, labour share, wage gap, inequality, capital intensity, financialisation, trade

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The Relevance of Post-Match Ltc: Why Has the Spanish Labor Market Become as Volatile as the Us One?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1823
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Hector Sala and José I. Silva
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Girona
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search, matching, training, firing costs, productivity differentials

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Investment Crowding-Out and Labor Market Effects of Financialization in the U.S

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7272
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
Ignacio González and Hector Sala
European University Institute and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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financialization, capital accumulation, unemployment, chain reaction theory

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Inequality and Employment Sensitivities to the Falling Labour Share

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5796
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Jun 2011
Marika Karanassou and Hector Sala
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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income inequality, labour income share, employment

The Frisch Elasticity in the Mercosur Countries: A Pseudo-Panel Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5993
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Sep 2011
Roberto González and Hector Sala
Autonomous University of Barcelona and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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Frisch elasticity, labor supply, liquidity constraints, Mercosur, life-cycle models, pseudo-panel (synthetic panel)

The Frisch Elasticity in the Mercosur Countries: A Pseudo‐Panel Approach

Development Policy Review, Vol. 33, Issue 1, pp. 107-131, 2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Roberto González and Hector Sala
Autonomous University of Barcelona and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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Frisch elasticity, labour supply, liquidity constraints, Mercosur, lifecycle models, pseudo‐panel (synthetic panel)

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Euro, Crisis and Unemployment: Youth Patterns, Youth Policies?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9952
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
University of Bath - Department of Economics, Jaume I University - Department of Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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unemployment, structural breaks, crisis, Eurozone, youth, education

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Wage Setting in the Colombian Manufacturing Industry

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8945
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Sonia Agudelo and Hector Sala
Autonomous University of Barcelona and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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wage setting, labor productivity, trade openness, payroll taxes, minimum wages, price wedge

Wage Setting in the Colombian Manufacturing Industry

Economics of Transition, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 99-134, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Sonia Agudelo and Hector Sala
Autonomous University of Barcelona and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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Wage setting, labour productivity, trade openness, payroll taxes, minimum wages, price wedge

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Labour Market Dynamics in Spanish Regions: Evaluating Asymmetries in Troublesome Times

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7746
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Hector Sala and Pedro Trivín
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona
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employment, unemployment, regional labour markets, Spain

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Unemployment in the EU: Institutions, Prices and Growth

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Apr 2004
University of London, Queen Mary - Department of Economics, Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and University of Kiel - Institute for World Economics (IfW)
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Unemployment, natural rate, labour market shocks, chain reaction theory, employment, labour force participation, wage determination, dynamic contributions, homogeneous dynamic panels, panel unit root tests

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Wage Rigidities in Colombia: Measurement, Causes, and Policy Implications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10669
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Sonia Agudelo and Hector Sala
Autonomous University of Barcelona and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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downward real wage rigidity, wage bargaining, minimum wage, informality, unemployment

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Government Deficit Shocks and Okun's Coefficient Volatility: New Insights on the Austerity Versus Growth Debate

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12492
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Aug 2019
Binh Thai Pham and Hector Sala
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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fiscal shocks, Okun's coefficient, business cycle, austerity, TVP-VAR

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Cross-Country Connectedness in Inflation and Unemployment: Measurement and Macroeconomic Consequences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14212
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Mar 2021
Binh Thai Pham and Hector Sala
University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City and Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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A Fresh Look at Fiscal Redistribution and Inequality in the US Across Electoral Cycles

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11839
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Hector Sala
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics
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electoral cycles, tax composition, income distribution, tax progressivity

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Reported MPC in the Presence of Debt

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14210
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Mar 2021
Hector Sala and Pedro Trivín
Autonomous University of Barcelona - Department of Applied Economics and Autonomous University of Barcelona
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