A.B. Atkinson

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17 May 2010

This paper compares the tax systems of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and the US, and summarizes the evidence about top income shares.

Taxation data have been used to create long-run series for the distribution of top incomes in quite a number of...


7 Apr 2010

Australia’s top earners have increased their share of income more than three fold over the last three decades, according to updated research based on a 2006 paper.

The study, conducted by ANU economist Professor Andrew Leigh from the Research School of Economics, in conjunction...

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