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Fiscal Illusion and Fiscal Obfuscation: Tax Perception in Sweden
By Tino Sanandaji
Björn Wallace

This article appeared in the Fall 2011 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

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.





Volume 16 Number 2
Fall 2011

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