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  • James E. Alt

Excerpt

The Political Economy of Tax Policy, James E. Alt, 2009, Book Chapter, This chapter reviews major changes in British tax-setting institutions in the past thirty years and highlights four key points about the politics of tax policy, which are summarized below. The chapter also makes policy recommendations, such as for improving scrutiny and parliamentary accountability; these are also summarized belowLink