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Some distributional implications of transition in Poland

Barbara M. Roberts

Some distributional implications of transition in Poland

a SAM/CGE analysis

by Barbara M. Roberts

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Published by Faculty of Social Sciences, Dept. of Economics, University of Leicester in [Leicester] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free enterprise -- Poland.,
  • Post-communism -- Poland.,
  • Poland -- Economic policy -- 1990-.,
  • Poland -- Economic conditions -- 1990-.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Barbara M. Roberts, Zbigniew Zolkiewski.
    SeriesDiscussion papers in European economic studies / University of Leicester, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dept. of Economics -- no. 93/3, Discussion papers in European economic studies (University of Leicester. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 93/3.
    ContributionsŻółkiewski, Zbigniew.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination28 p. ;
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22207850M

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Robertsa, Zbigniew Zolkiewskib,c aDepartrnent of Economics, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, UK bResearch Centre for Economic and Statistical Studies, by: 5. The authors conclude that while there may be some slight regressivity in some high-income countries, as a general rule, fuel taxation is a progressive policy particularly in low income countries.

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