Income Inequality and Economic Growth in the OECD Countries

Abdelkader Belarbi, Hirech Nawel


Recent researches [Atkinson, Piketty and Saez, 2010, 2013] have shaken the foundations of income inequality that, for three decades, monopolized economics. In this paper, we will try to summarize this work, to study the role of the tax system in reducing income inequality and analyze the impact of the latter on economic growth in the OECD countries.

Keywords: Income inequality, Taxation, redistribution of income, economic growth

JEL classification: D23, P1, H23, O17, Q49.

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