Content with the tag: Economía redistributiva
Why we should be concerned about increased wealth inequality in Spain
Individuals in low-income households are increasingly more likely to have no wealth or have debt. Between 2002 and 2017, the share of individuals living in households that had debt increased from 3% to 9%.
Why do we pay (or not pay) the taxes established by law?
What personal factors determine the decision to evade taxes? This article shows that over half of the Spanish population shows little inclination towards fraud.
Can algorithms expose tax fraud?
Things are becoming increasingly difficult for tax evaders, with the new big data and artificial intelligence techniques that detect hidden wealth, the abuse of aggressive tax engineering and money laundering.
What do we know about the taxes we pay?
People have important misperceptions regarding the level of taxes that they pay. Does knowing more change what we think about redistribution?
The redistributive effects of special taxes
The aim of excise duties is to reduce the negative impact on society of specific consumption, such as fuels or tobacco. This report shows that they are regressive in their current design.
The redistributive effects of wealth tax
Does a wealth tax help to reduce inequality when it comes to distributing wealth? This report shows that Spain’s wealth tax displays major shortcomings that limit its collection and redistributive impact.
The redistributive effects of the system of taxes and transfers in Europe
We analyse possible reforms, considered in a pre-covid-19 scenario, for improving the welfare state in Spain and its redistributive capacity in relation to the European average.
The redistributive effects of family policies
One of the risks of the pandemic is an increase in child poverty. We analyse the effectiveness of redistributive polices (pre-covid-19) whose aim is to protect vulnerable households with children.
The redistributive effects of social benefits and taxes: a review of the current situation
The situation in the coming months forces us to reflect on our society's (pre-covid-19) redistributive capacity. Spain is one of the EU countries with the greatest income inequality.