2011

Fiscal Illusion and Fiscal Obfuscation: Tax Perception in Sweden

Reprint No. 2011:29

Author(s): Tino Sanandaji and Björn WallaceYear: 2011 Title: Independent Review Volume (No.): 16 (2) Pages: 237–246
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Fiscal Illusion and Fiscal Obfuscation: Tax Perception in Sweden Tino Sanandaji and Björn Wallace


Do voters tend to underestimate the costs of government spending? Several features of its tax system make Sweden unusually well suited for testing the proposition that voters systematically misperceive the price tag of new government programs.

 


Reference:
Sanandaji, Tino and Björn Wallace (2011), "Fiscal Illusion and Fiscal Obfuscation: Tax Perception in Sweden". Independent Review 16(2), 237–246.

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