MPFD Policy Briefs No. 46, April 2017 "Taxing for shared prosperity"

MPFD Policy Briefs No. 46, April 2017 "Taxing for shared prosperity"

 
Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Type: 
Manuals, guidelines, training materials
Abstract

After decades of remarkable economic growth which lifted millions out of extreme poverty, Asia is now grappling with a widening gap between the haves and the have-nots. This policy brief examines ways in which tax policy can help narrow this gap. It finds that Asian countries could benefit from a more balanced tax mix, a more progressive income tax, and greater use of wealth-related taxes

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