Scrapping inheritance tax is good for all of us


The Times tar upp en forskningsstudie av Mikael Elinder, Oscar Erixson och Daniel Waldenström.

"... The latest and most definitive study to turn the conventional wisdom on its head was published last year by Mikael Elinder, Oscar Erixson and Daniel Waldenström. Having dug through years of Swedish data, they found that inheritance directly reduced the wealth gini coefficient — the most widely-followed measure of inequality — by a whopping 6 per cent, about the same as the impact of a big stock market crash ..."

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Mikael Elinder, Oscar Erixson forskar och undervisar vid nationalekonomiska institutionen. Daniel Waldenström är gästprofessor vid Ecole d'économie de Paris