Redistribution sentences to ponder

After accounting for indirect taxes and in-kind transfers, the US redistributes a greater share of national income to low-income groups than any European country.

Here is the full paper by Thomas Blanchet, Lucas Chancel, and Amory Gethin.  Please also note that “context is that which is scarce,” and the authors probably attach a different interpretation to this sentence than I do.

Via Ilya Novak.


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