The return to work and how it is taxed: a dynamic perspective

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Working Paper
Brewer, Mike; Costas Dias, Monica; Shaw, Jonathan
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Date of publication
31 October 2018
IFS Working Paper; WP18/27
Employment, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Families
Social welfare
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This paper provides an empirical account of the dynamic return to work, and how this is affected by taxes and benefits. It brings insights from the literature on dynamic labour supply to the issue of estimating the financial return to work and how it is taxed, where the past literature has focused on the current period return.

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